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BIO: 'BB KING : The Life of Riley’ Narrated by Morgan Freeman hits UK Cinemas October 15th 2012. Joined by BONO, ERIC CLAPTON, BRUCE WILLIS, RINGO STARR and others, including appearances by KEITH RICHARDS,... (read more...)

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by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

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by Walter McBride - May 18, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, legendary singer and guitarist B.B. King, known as the 'King of the Blues' passed away on May 14th in Las Vegas at the age of 89. The news was announced by his attorney. On May 1st, King revealed that he had entered hospice care after being in poor health for an ... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2015

The Rhythm & Blues Foundation wishes to express its sorrow over the loss of B.B. King. He represented the genre of Rhythm and Blues music at the highest level and will forever be remembered for his outstanding vocal recordings which were truly one of a kind.... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

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The Recording Academy issued the following statement on the passing of B.B. King:... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Fellow musician Eric Clapton turned to Facebook to share a homemade video in which he expresses his sadness over the loss of the legendary guitarist.... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2015

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