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Friday, October 28, 2016


It was announced Friday that B.B. King, the blues guitar legend who inspired generations of young musicians to even try sounding like him, has passed away at age 89.

Click above to watch a special performance by King at the White House in 2012, as he sang one of his signature tunes. Then share this video.

Video via PBS.

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  • Paul Bass

    Oh no, Lucille is an orphan!

    R.I.P. a true King.

  • BOC

    There will never be another, like him. Tho the body is gone, he is just beginning to live.

  • Shelley Mason

    Cannot believe he is gone.His awesome music and voice will stay with us forever.

  • Kansan

    If you listen to the whole W.H. video, it will segue to a 1993 Montrose Jazz Festival performance, same tune. Audio is a little spotty at times, but closeups of the fingering, especially at 4:00 minutes forward, it is just exquisite.