Blues legend B.B. King died in his sleep Thursday night at the age of 89.
The “King of the Blues” had struggled with diabetes for some time. He died peacefully in his sleep around 9:40 Pacific Time in his Las Vegas home, where he was in hospice care, according to his attorney Brent Bryson.
King was born in Mississippi, but he later called Memphis home.…
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from News Blog, Memphis Flyer http://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2015/05/15/bb-dies-at-age-89