Friday, 15 May 2015

Legend BB King dies at 89

Blues legend BB King has died in Las Vegas at the age of 89, his attorney has said.

King, who inspired a generation of mainstream guitarists, died late on Thursday, triggering shockwaves across social media, with stars from the music world lining up to pay tribute.

The 15-time Grammy award winner was considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time, and influenced a generation of rock guitarists from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, having released more than fifty albums and sold millions of records worldwide.

Riley B King was born on September 16, 1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi.
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