b.b. king

via FirstLadyB: TV One’s Unsung will feature the legendary Blues singer, B.B. King on Sunday, June 24th. Coming from a life of poverty on the cotton fields of Mississippi where he was born, Riley B. King, he rose to become the king of the blues and the international ambassador for the music he loved. In a career that spanned six […]

Two of B.B. King’s daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner says preliminary autopsy results don’t support that contention. King’s daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the accusations in separate, but identically worded, affidavits filed over the weekend. “I believe my father was […]

Five of B.B. King’s adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service. They said the King of the Blues was dressed in a signature purple and gold brocade jacket with black lapels. It […]

Legendary blues musician B.B. King died Thursday night at the age of 89 in his home in Las Vegas. King suffered a series of small strokes as…

  Blues icon B.B. King will be celebrated Saturday. According to the musician’s youngest daughter, Claudette, King’s funeral will take place May 23 in Las Vegas. King shared the information on her Facebook page: “Thank you everyone for your well wishes. My dad’s service is next Saturday, May 23rd in Las Vegas. Lying in state […]

The blues may have been his genre, but legendary guitarist Riley B. King, known simply as B.B. King, has a lot of fans in the gospel community. John P. Kee, Erica Campbell, Yolanda Adams and more are reacting to news that the “king of the blues” died Thursday night at 89. “To be the King […]

B.B. King spread joy to millions by giving them the blues. The iconic musician, along with his ever-present guitar Lucille, spent nearly 70 years thrilling audiences and spreading the music he learned as a poverty-stricken youth in the Mississippi Delta all over the world. King, 89, died in Las Vegas, his attorney announced late Thursday, […]