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Grammys 2016: Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr Honor B.B. King in Rocking Tribute [WATCH]

B.B. King is a legend of the blues, and his soulful rock performances seeped deeply into the worlds of rock and country. And on Monday night (Feb. 15) during the 2016 Grammys, the king got his due with a passionate tribute performance of his hit "The ...

Bill Anderson's Acoustic Guitar Found at Pawn Shop 50 Years Later

Toyota released a commercial last year that featured a young woman buying a storage unit, where she discovers on of B.B. King's iconic Gibson "Lucille" model guitars, which she promptly returns to the blues legend (in her Camry), and he rewards her ...

Bob Dylan, Jack White and B.B. King Featured in Blues Documentary 'Born in Chicago'

Hoping to begin production with funding from a PledgeMusic campaign, 'Born in Chicago' is a documentary that accounts the renovation and vital development of the blues that took place between the 1950s and 1960s. The late B.B. King, Jack White and ...

No Poison in B.B. King Autopsy Report; Manager Cleared of Murder Allegations

The world was shocked when relatives of B.B. King suggested that his manager had poisoned the blues legend as an attempt to get to his will, and fortunately we can report that the Las Vegas/Clark County coroner has ruled that no poison was found ...

B.B. King's Children Claim Second Will Exists, Among Poisoning Rumors

One would have hoped that B.B. King would have gotten more attention following his death in May, at least in terms of album sales and renewed interest. Instead, we've gotten clashes over control of the blues legend's estate, allegations of murder, ...

Where Next For Third Man Records? Our Predictions: London, Austin and...Malta?

Jack White has always had his hometown Detroit's back, whether that means building baseball fields, paying off the debts of the local Masonic temple or—in this case—opening a new location for his Third Man Records. The rocker made headlines all ...

B.B. King's Son Questions Sister's Poisoning Accusations At Manager

You always hope that when a famous and very successful musician dies that there won't be any drama with the children. However this isn't always the case when there are big dollars and many parties involved. The passing of B.B. King has left a ...

B.B. King Hits Collections Debut All Over Billboard 200 Following Death

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the ...

B.B. King's Daughters Accuse Manager of Poisoning Blues Legend

The death of B.B. King has largely been marked by joyous tributes to one of the most influential guitarists of all time, but now things have taken a dark turn as two of his daughters have accused aides of poisoning the blues legend. The Associated ...

B.B. King to Be Honored in Memphis, Buried at Mississippi Hometown

B.B. King attained fame the world over thanks to his role as one of the most influential blues guitarists ever, but his body will return to his humble Mississippi hometown for his burial. His remains will be housed at the B.B. King Museum and Delta ...

Jay Z Bad Mouths Spotify, Honors B.B. King During Tidal X: B-Sides Concert at Terminal 5

Saturday night at New York's Terminal 5 marked the first of two Tidal X: B-Sides shows hosted by Jay Z, where the rapper trash-talked Spotify and used the gig to honor the late B.B. King.

B.B. King's Family Clashes with Manager Over Control of Legend's Affairs

B.B. King's continued health issues have opened the door to a more uncomfortable series of event's in the blues legend's life regarding his family's struggles with longtime manager Laverne Toney over control of the guitarist's care and property. ...

B.B. King Reports Entering Hospice Care in Las Vegas

B.B. King is apparently under hospice care according to reports from The Hollywood Reporter. An ambulance came to his home in Las Vegas on Friday but his business manager, Laverne Toney, said that the performer opted to receive care at his home ...

B.B. King Hospitalized for Dehydration: Daughter Says Guitarist Is 'Much Better'

The King of Blues, B.B. King, was rushed to the hospital last night, April 6, and treated for dehydration caused by his Type 2 diabetes. Initial reports did not include the reason for his hospital visit, but King's daughter later told 'The Los ...

5 Ways Muddy Waters Changed Music: Amplified Blues, Chuck Berry and More (A 100th Birthday Tribute)

Today marks what would've been the 100th birthday of blues legend McKinley "Muddy Waters" Morganfeld. Kind of. Still waters run deep, but Muddy Waters runs deeper. Here are 5 ways modern music would be different without the legend, from the ...

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