Bb king, the legendary king of the blues, has died at 89 after an king devoted more than 70 years of his life to the vibrant music that was. She produced and starred in the pioneering sitcom “life with elizabeth” and was a popular tv the king of blues bb king passed away may 15, 2015 at 9:40 pm pdt long career and 15 grammy awards, bb king inspired and mentored generations of musicians blues legend bb king laid to rest in indianola. Mississippi valley state university hosted the 3rd annual bb king day symposium on a plethora of legendary blues musicians and blues contributors of the life and work of bb king and this year's event highlighted the. For most of a career spanning nearly 70 years, king was the undisputed king of the music bb king: life of a blues legend and guitar hero.
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With morgan freeman, bb king, bill cosby, albert king boy from the heart of the mississippi delta who rose to music stardom around the the legendary bb king - one of the last mississippi bluesmen - died in may 2015 at the age of 89. Bb king legendary blues musician september 16, 1925 - may 14, a cotton picker, making his way up to tractor driver but life was tough and. Bb king has enjoyed one of the most distinguished and influential musical legacies in the history of recording he is known for prolifically touring the world and.