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    B. B. King 78s Group of 18 (1953-59). B. B. "Blues Boy" King first made the R&B charts in 1951, and although he charted briefly and barely on Billboard's Pop Hot 100 in 1957, it was 1969 before he achieved his first big hit on the Pop charts. This group includes mostly records heard only on R&B radio, plus his first Pop-charting record, "Be Careful With A Fool" from 1957. The records: three copies of "Neighborhood Affair"/ "Please Hurry Home" (RPM 391, 1953), all in EX 7; "Praying To The Lord"/ "Please Help Me" (RPM 403, 1954) in EX 7; three copies of "How Do I Love You"/ "You Can't Fool My Heart" (RPM 490, 1957), all in EX 7; six copies of "I Want To Get Married"/ "Troubles, Troubles, Troubles" (RPM 492, 1957), four in NM 8, one in EX 7, and 1 in VG-EX 6; three copies of "Quit My Baby"/ "Be Careful With A Fool" (RPM 494, 1957), one each in NM 8, EX 7, and VG-EX 6; and "Come By Here"/ "The Fool" (Kent 319, 1959) in EX 7.

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