5 videos by which to remember B.B. King

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B.B. King

The world lost an musical legend with the passing Thursday (May 14) of B.B. King, a.k.a The King of the Blues. He was born Riley B. King on a cotton plantation in Itta Bena, Miss., but adopted B.B. as his name, saying it stood for “Blues Boy.” He was 89 at the time of his death. Here are five great performances by the man most experts consider one of the greatest guitar players of all time.