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Blues Legend B.B. King Dies at 89 at His Home in Las Vegas

Blues Legend B.B. King Dies at 89 at His Home in Las Vegas

Sad news – legendary blues musician B.B. King passed away at the age of 89 Thursday night (May 15) at his home in Las Vegas.

According to AP, his attorney, Brent Bryson, confirmed that he died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40PM PDT. Funeral arrangements are currently being made.

B.B. suffered from diabetes, but continued to perform until he collapsed during a concert in October 2014 in Chicago, Ill. He later entered hospice care.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to B.B. King‘s friends and family during this difficult time.

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  • John

    R.I.P.
    Going to miss him.

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  • PirateGurl

    R.I.P B.B. King, You were the best there ever was. You will be missed.

  • Zoee

    Soo sad the legend, the master, the KING OF BLUE B B KING, really love his work GREAT MUSICIAN

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    Such a talented man. He’s lived a long and productive life.

  • shoes4life

    God bless you Mr. King! You can rest now and play Lucille for our Heavenly Father. RIP

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    RIP Legend!

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