Tributes to The King of Blues

B.B. King

King was born in Mississippi, and began performing in the 1940s, going on to influence a generation of artists and work with Eric Clapton and U2. He was ranked as the third greatest guitarist of all time. King had been suffering ill health in recent months.

Many took to social media to pay tribute to King;

 

Eric Clapton posted this heartfelt tribute on his Faceboook page.

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