Blues legend bb king has died at the age of 89, clark county, nevada coroner john fudenberg told abc news. Bow down to the king of the blues throughout bb king's fifty-year career of new influences, collaboration and incessant touring, the blues have been his home. Blues legend bb king has composed and performed around the world for five decades he recently joined the chairman of the national endowment for the. Bb king american blues musician b 1925 riley b king, one of the greatest, most influential blues guitar stylists, composers and singers of the 20th century. There's going to be one killer blues session in heaven tonight president obama had the following to say on the passing of american icon bb.
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