Published On : Sat, May 16th, 2015

BB, anyone could play a thousand notes and never say what you said in one


Guitarist and singer BB King, died in his sleep in Las Vegas. He was 89 years old.

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

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

His death was announced on Facebook by his daughter, Claudette, who posted: “It is with great sadness that we relay that Blues legend BB King has died in Las Vegas at the age of 89.” She added: “Please remember him in your heart.”