B. B. King

Dead

Born: 9/16/1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA
Died: 5/14/2015
Age: 89
Cause of death: lengthy illness

Full name: Riley B. King
Noted For: blues singer and guitarist; hits include "3 O'Clock Blues" (1952), and "The Thrill Is Gone" (1970). Played a guitar named Lucille. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1987).

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