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BB King Dies Aged 89

BB King
BB King
Blues guitar legend BB King has sadly passed away aged 89-years-old.

King had been at home receiving hospice care following ill health some two weeks ago. King was diagnosed with diabetes over 25 years ago.

The man who played the iconic signature Epiphone Lucille was world famous for his great laid-back guitar playing with an amazing vibrato technique – Inspiring artists such as Eric Clapton and Steve Miller in the process.

Ironically, the ‘King of Blues’ once suggested that his technique was down to lack of skill. Though everyone else would beg to differ.

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By Michael Storey

Posted on 15 May 2015 08:48 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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