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11/29/2013 6:00:00 AM
B.B. King contest winners listed
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The winners have been selected in The Daily Courier's B.B. King Trivia/Riddle Contest. They are:

• Debbie Logsdon

• Clary Nordstrom

• Al Hummerich

• Deby Hyland

• David Zavos

• Sharon Beahm

• Forrest Brett

Each person has won a pair of tickets to the sold-out B.B. King concert, which is at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, courtesy of The Daily Courier.

Winners need to pick up their tickets at The Daily Courier, 1958 Commerce Center Circle, Prescott, during business hours today, Nov. 29. The winners were selected randomly from correct answers to trivia/riddle questions that appeared in The Daily Courier from Nov. 22-27.

B.B. King, the one and only King of the Blues, started recording in the late '40s and has released more than 60 albums - many of them considered blues classics. The questions were crafted from his songs and his career.

Following are the questions and answers:

• Riddle: They roll down a street and down a door, and from above they roll some more. What are they?

Answer: Tears

Song: "The Sky is Crying"

• Trivia: B.B. King has been a true icon of popular artists even outside the blues genre. With which rock band did King record the song "When Love Comes to Town"?

Answer: "When Love Comes to Town" was recorded for the CD and movie "Rattle and Hum," a collaboration between King and U2. (Source:

• Riddle: This is gone, though I wish you well. I am ever free now from your spell. What is gone?

Answer: The Thrill

Song: "Thrill Is Gone"

• Riddle: Five words used most in this song, he could have sang them all night long. What five words?

Answer: Rock me all night long (repeated 14 times)

Song: "Rock Me Baby"

• Trivia: In 1964, B.B. King recorded "Live at the Regal," a live album including the hits "How Blue Can You Get" and "Please Love Me." In which U.S. city is the Regal Theater?

Answer: Chicago (Source:

• Riddle: When the fire of love is hushed, this and a heart can both be crushed. What is it?

Answer: A cigarette

Song: "How Blue Can You Get"

Thank you for playing. The Courier received more than 400 correct entries.

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Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, November 29, 2013
Article comment by: M K

If anyone has a spare ticket, There is a BB King fan looking for one!
Please respond ASAP.

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