B.B. King

A man holding a hand-fan featuring a picture of blues legend B.B. King waits outside the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi, on May 29, 2015 during a public wake. Several thousands of fans gathered to pay their respect to King, who died on May 14 at the age of 89 in Las Vegas.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Friends, Family, Fans Bid Final Farewell To Blues Legend B.B. King

Hundreds of people filled a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral Saturday of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area’s flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers.

05/30/2015

American blues musician B.B. King performs December 12, 1989 at the Bercy concert hall in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY   (Photo credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

B.B. King Considered Standing Ovation From Bunch Of ‘Hippies’ In San Francisco A Career Breakthrough

In an anecdote from his autobiography, the late blues legend wrote about being reluctant to play San Francisco’s Fillmore because he didn’t think hippies cared about the blues. They ended up loving him.

05/15/2015

LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 16: Recording artist B.B. King performs at his B.B. King's Blues Club at the Mirage Hotel & Casino August 16, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Blues Legend B.B. King Dies At 89

`King of the Blues’ legend B.B. King dead in Las Vegas at age 89, his attorney says.

05/14/2015

Legendary bluesman B.B. King, who had recently turned 88, continues to play on the road. In 2012, he performed at the White House (credit: CBS News)

At 88, The King of The Blues Is Still Rocking Audiences

Blues guitar legend B.B. King — who played with Eric Clapton and U2 — has been performing for several decades and shows no signs of stopping…

09/18/2013

Nicks & Buckingham Up For Songwriters Hall of Fame Award

Nicks, Buckingham Up For Songwriters Hall of Fame Award

San Francisco-born Lindsey Buckingham and other Fleetwood Mac members included in recognition of Songwriters Hall of Fame award…

10/10/2012