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B.B. King

B.B. King


Famous as :

Blues singer

Birth Name :

Riley B. King

Birth Date :

September 16, 1925

Birth Place :

Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA

Spouse :

Martha Lee Denton (Nov 11, 1944 - 1952), Sue Carol Hall (June 04, 1958 - 1966)

Claim to fame :

Single "Three O'Clock Blues" (1951)

Latest News

B.B. King Leaves Hospital, Feels Much Better

April 08, 2015 03:41:57 GMT

After reportedly being hospitalized, 89-year-old guitarist headed home on Tuesday, April 7. On his official Facebook page, he posted a statement, "I want to thank everyone for their concern and good wishes. I'm feeling much better & am leaving the hospital today."

B.B. King Hospitalized in Las Vegas due to Diabetes

April 07, 2015 03:33:16 GMT

's representative tells TMZ that the 89-year-old King of Blues is hospitalized at a medical center near his home in Las Vegas. King was rushed to the hospital over the weekend of April 5 reportedly because of an emergency related to his diabetes. His daughter Claudette, however, says he "is much better."

Blues Legend B.B. King Cancels Tour Dates due to Dehydration and Exhaustion

October 06, 2014 01:47:54 GMT

has canceled the remaining dates on his tour after he fell ill following a concert at Chicago's House of Blues on Friday, October 3. According to a statement on his official website, the blues legend was diagnosed with dehydration and exhaustion.

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B.B. King Signs His New Book The B.B. King Treasures in New York - AGM-003818