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B.B. King Estate Lawyer Calls Poisoning Allegations ‘Baseless & Unfounded’

“I hope over these next few days we can focus on Mr. King’s musical gifts to the world and not fictional statements made by those seeking attention at the expense of Mr. King.”

05/27/2015

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B.B. King’s Daughters Allege He Was Poisoned, Lawyer Says That’s ‘Ridiculous’

B.B. King’s daughters claim that their father was poisoned by his close aides, a claim an attorney for King’s estate says is “ridiculous.”

05/26/2015

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Eric Clapton Remembers B.B. King: ‘He Was a Beacon’ for Blues Fans

“He was a beacon for all of us who love this kind of music.”

05/15/2015

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R.I.P. B.B. King: Musicians React on Social Media

Kelly Clarkson, Snoop Dogg, Eric Clapton and more reacted to the news of B.B. King’s death on their social media accounts.

05/15/2015

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B.B. King, Blues Legend, Has Died at 89

The peerless 89-year-old King of the Blues is an inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with more than 50 albums to his credit.

05/15/2015

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B.B. King Is Leaving the Hospital

Fans of blues great B.B. King have been worried for the past few days (and with good reason) as the iconic musician remained hospitalized from complications due to his diabetes.

04/08/2015

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B.B. King Hospitalized, But Doing ‘Better’ According to His Daughter

King’s daughter Claudette said that the blues legend was suffering from dehydration caused by his Type II diabetes.

04/07/2015

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Eric Clapton/Allman Brothers Band Jam Highlights Crossroads Festival Night 1

“Welcome to the Crossroads Guitar Festival,” Eric Clapton said politely, as he sat down with an acoustic guitar to kick off night one of the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival at New York’s Madison Square Garden. […]

04/13/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Eric Clapton?

In What Have You Done For Us Lately?, we examine the recent output by legendary artists. Yeah, we’re happy when they return with a new album… but really, just how happy are we? We’ll gauge […]

03/18/2013

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B.B. King At B.B. Kings In NYC: The Thrill – Not Gone!

When B.B.’s left hand jumps to grab his guitar Lucille and plays a few notes, the decades melt away. Also melting: women, who screamed with each note. Add to that list: any guitar player, male or female, in the room. All of who were well aware that the way they play their instrument was influenced by what the man on the stage was doing, decades ago. So it’s a privilege to see that man still doing it today.

12/03/2012

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