Why do so many Blues players have the last name of King?

E.g., B.B. King, Albert King, Freddie King

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    it is just a coincidence, just like so many men who are physically abusive have the last name Brown

    Chris Brown, Bobby Brown, etc...

    That is pretty strange though: but you can't forget other great Blues players named Robert Johnson, Blind Willie Johnson.

    I could be wrong, but I just think that it was as well because King was an extremely common name amongst African Americans, just as Smith is for whites. Attached is the 100 most common last names, of which King even in the past 10 years was 35th

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It's a common last name among African Americans.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I dunno ...

    Why do so many have the first name of Blind?

    Blind Blake

    Blind Willie Johnson

    Blind Willie McTell

    Blind Lemon Jefferson

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