Blues Legend B.B. Knig Passed Away In His Sleep Thursday Night At The Age Of 89

Blues Legend B.B. Knig Passed Away
 In His Sleep Thursday Night At The Age Of 89
BHR Hollywood Reports......King, known for his hits My Lucille, Sweet Little Angel and Rock Me Baby, died in his sleep according to the his attorney, (Brett Bryson,)Thursday, May 15 at about 9:40 p.m. in Las Vegas.

King, a 15-time Grammy winner, suffered from diabetes and had been dealing with declining health recently.
B.B. King 

 Last year at a Chicago concert he collapsed on stage, though he later issued a statement to fans blaming the scare on dehydration and exhaustion.

 He’d also recently been in controversial hospice care at his Las Vegas home.

He was recently taken to hospital with a diabetes-related illness.

Born in Mississippi, King began performing in the 1940s, going on to influence a generation of musicians and work with Eric Clapton and U2.

B.B. King With  Eric Clapton 
Once ranked as the third greatest guitarist of all time, he had been suffering ill health in recent months.


Fellow musicians paid tribute to King including blues guitarist Buddy Guy, who often played with him.

"BB King was the greatest guy I ever met," he wrote on Instagram

"The tone he got out of that guitar, the way he shook his left wrist, the way he squeezed the strings… man, he came out with that and it was all new to whole guitar playin' world.

"He could play so smooth, he didn't have to put on a show.

 The way BB did it is the way we all do it now. He was my best friend and father to us all."


The World Has Lost One Of The Most Greatest People 
Ever B.B King Will Be Truly Missed By All 


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