Riley B King - B.B. King

b September 16, 1925 on a plantation near Berclair, MS
d May 12, 2015 Las Vegas, NV

13 Grammy Awards - 2008, 2005, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996,
1993, 1991, 1990, 1985, 1983, 1981, and 1970.
1971 Grammy - The Thrill is Gone
1987 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
1980 Blues Hall of Fame
1987 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
2008 Medal of Freedom Award

On September 13, 2008 The BB King Museum opened in Indianola, MS.
www.BBKingMuseum.org 400 Second St - Indianola, MS 38751 662 887-9539

Born to sharecropper parents near Itta Bena, MS.  He went to Indianola, MS and at age 17 was singing
gospel on a street corner and eventually went to Memphis, TN and became world famous.

 

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