Rest in Peace B.B. King

This weekend we have lost a musical genius and an American icon. Riley King, better known as B.B. King went from the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta to music superstardom and world recognition. One of the hardest working people in the industry, he was playing over 200 shows a year into his 70s. This is an old photo of his place on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. Before the world knew him as B.B., Memphis knew him as the Beale Street Blues Boy. Rest in peace B.B.

 

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