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  • RIP BB King

    A legend has passed away.

    Attorney Brent Bryson told The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. local time at his home, where he had been in hospice care. Bryson added that funeral arrangements were being made.
    Although King had continued to perform well into his 80s, the 15-time Grammy winner suffered from diabetes and had been in declining health during the past year. He collapsed during a concert in Chicago last October, later blaming dehydration and exhaustion.
    A very long and full life but a moment of great sadness for me. Absolutely loved the man and his music.

    The restoration is complete!

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    Re: RIP BB King

    Originally posted by Mikey View Post
    A legend has passed away.



    A very long and full life but a moment of great sadness for me. Absolutely loved the man and his music.

    So, so, sad. Such a shame to see these legends pass. Errol Brown, Ben E. King, Percy Sledge - pillars of sound and emotion, gone. Paco de Lucia, Joe Cocker, Jack Bruce, & Johnny Winter last year. Dylan, Daltry, Townsend, Jagger, Richards... all in their 70s with autumn on the horizon.

    So many pioneers of R & B and jazz slipping away. And perhaps just as tragically, so few emerging to carry on the legacy of funk, soul, R & B.

    "I look at you all see the love there that's sleeping
    While my guitar gently weeps
    I look at you all
    Still my guitar gently weeps"

    Beatles

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    • #3
      Re: RIP BB King

      bit late...

      don't forget richie havens

      heard about it on the news right before i went to sleep...got in bed, closed my eyes...and heard it...

      total bummer

      RIP

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