The Thrill is Gone by B.B. King is a masterpiece of classic blues. Below is how we play the 12 bar chord progression and pictured are the voicings we chose.
B minor 7th ... x4 E minor 7th ... x2 B minor 7th ... x2 G Major 7th F# dominant 7th B minor 7th ... x2
Each chord is strummed once and you can add a simple pickup at the end of each bar based on the bass melody.
The lead guitar by B.B. King in The Thrill is Gone is in
B minor and is an awesome textbook example of a blues solo – complete with all the feeling and emotion a great blues solo should have.