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Original 1970s B.B. King performance on the Medicine Ball Caravan

Original 1970s B.B. King performance on the Medicine Ball Caravan

In august 1970 a group of buses and trucks left the San Fransisco area for a cross-country journey. The tour was filmed by a French documentary called Medicine Ball Caravan. Along the trail artists like Alice Cooper and B.B. King flew in to make an appearance on stage. The Oakland Tribune called the trip ‘Woodstock on wheels’.

On the website Ultimate Classic Rock you will find a cool article about the Medicine Ball Caravan festival. But more interesting is the perfomance of B.B. King on this Festival.

“How Blue Can You Get” and ” Just A Little Bit of Love”

On the film made by French Television you see a bunch of trucks and people gathering around a stage and the king of blues performs “How Blue Can You Get” and ” Just A Little Bit of Love”.

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