The Murat March 25, 2009
Riley B. King Born September 16, 1925 Itta Bena, Mississippi, U.S. Died May 14, 2015 (aged 89) Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Genres Blues rhythm and blues blues rock Occupation(s) Singer guitarist songwriter record producer Instruments Guitar Years active 1948–2015 Labels RPM Crown Kent ABC BluesWay MCA Geffen Website bbking.com Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists.