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    BB King changes string while performing

    BB King, "How Blue Can You Get", from Farm Aid 1985.

    Around 3:10 you can see he has broken a string. So he gets one from a roadie, and changes it while he keeps singing! Very cool...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P27tTNP7SFc

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    The King of Cool! Looks like he'd done that before.
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    My favorite "broken string" clip below. It's a favorite because Jack is not at all bothered by the broken string and the bass is just relentless. Since the clip is from Altamont, the broken string is probably one of the better things that happened that day.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZC7tBJiIUsA
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