What can I say about Riley “Beale Street Blues Boy” King that hasn't already been said?
I can do is acknowledge that America has lost a true national
treasure and the world an international icon. The King was indeed a
global ambassador for the blues.
matter what kind of music you like or whether or not you are a fan,
there's no mistaking that B.B. was a class act, a true king of the
blues and a master among musicians.
favorite B.B. King moment is his guest-starring stint as himself on
an episode of Sanford and Son.
various images over the decades of King and his many beloved
“Lucille” Gibson guitars will forever be ingrained in our
collective conscious, and his legacy will continue to thrive thanks
to his great body of work.
live the King.