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B. B. King
DeadBorn: 9/16/1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA
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).
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.