He're Some Surprising Facts In Black Music History

Fact #1 B.B. King named every guitar he owned Lucille after an incident at one of his performances. Two men had a physical altercation over a woman named Lucille; during the scuffle, they knocked over a barrel of kerosene that heated the venue and subsequently set the venue on fire. All persons inside were evacuated, but King ran back into the burning building to rescue his $30 Gibson guitar. The guitar thus became known as Lucille, as a reminder to King never to run into burning buildings or fight over women.

 Fact #2 UPenn graduate John Legend turned down admission offers from Harvard and Georgetown at the tender age of 16. Click Here>>Read More Facts here.



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