"The King of Blues" B.B. King passed away May 15, 2015 at 9:40 p.m. PDT. With a nearly 70-year long career and 15 Grammy awards, B.B. King inspired and mentored generations of musicians.
Blues legend B.B. King has died. We'll talk about his life and career. And, the 45th anniversary of deadly shootings at Jackson State University is today. We'll look back at the events around the shootings.
'King of the Blues' blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89, two weeks after entering hospice care at his Las Vegas home.
Listen to a special episode of Highway 61 chronicling B.B. King's music, roots and journey, featuring Scott Baretta on MPB Think Radio at noon, Friday, May 15, or on our website.