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B.B. King

Birth Name: Riley B. King

Birth Place: Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States

Birthday: September 16, 1925, Virgo

Died: May 14, 2015

Profession: Musician

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B.B. King's Daughters Claim He Was Poisoned

B.B. King's death is being investigated as a homicide, The Associated Press reports. Two of King's daughters claim that the blues legend died on May 14 as a result of being poisoned by his business manager, LaVerne Toney, and personal assistant, Myro… Read more

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Donn T Performs "I Recognize"
04:35 — "Artists Of Tomorrow" nominee Donn T performs her song "I Recognize" from her latest album "Flight Of The Donn T".
Lightning in a Bottle - Trailer
A Radio City Music Hall concert celebrates the rich American tradition of blues music.
All Day and All Night: Memories from Beale Street Musicians
01:29 — Blues legends B. B. King, Rufus Thomas, and many friends play jam sessions and tell stories about Beale Street’s heyday; revealing the love and respec (more…)

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Sat Feb 13 8:00pm
B.B. King: American Masters(Season 30, Episode 2) PBS

A profile of B.B. King (1925-2015), who was born to Mississippi sharecroppers, features the legendary bluesman reflecting on his life and career, including why he named his guitars Lucille. It also includes footage of a 1968 concert at the Fillmore West in (more…)

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Mon Feb 15 2:00am
B.B. King: American Masters(Season 30, Episode 2) PBS

A profile of B.B. King (1925-2015), who was born to Mississippi sharecroppers, features the legendary bluesman reflecting on his life and career, including why he named his guitars Lucille. It also includes footage of a 1968 concert at the Fillmore West in (more…)

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Tue Feb 16 5:00am
B.B. King: American Masters(Season 30, Episode 2) PBS

A profile of B.B. King (1925-2015), who was born to Mississippi sharecroppers, features the legendary bluesman reflecting on his life and career, including why he named his guitars Lucille. It also includes footage of a 1968 concert at the Fillmore West in (more…)

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B.B. King Dies at 89

The legendary guitarist had been in hospice

Barack Obama
VIDEO: President Obama Sings With B.B. King and Mick Jagger

First lady Michelle Obama admitted to Jay Leno that President Barack Obama sings all the time, and o…

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NBC Gets Big Music Names to "Chime In"

B.B. King, the B-52s, the Flaming Lips, T.I. and Clint Black are among the acts enlisted by NBC to c…

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  • Birth Name: Riley B. King
  • Birth Place: Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States
  • Birthday: September 16, 1925, Virgo
  • Died: May 14, 2015
  • Profession: Musician