Blues legend B.B. King dies aged 89

BLUE legend B.B. King has died aged 89, following a long bout of ill health.

The Daily Mail reports King's attorney said he died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. PDT at his home in Las Vegas.

King was know as the 'King Of Blues'. He won 15 Grammys, was inducted into two halls of fame and sold millions of records worldwide.

Blues artist Buddy Guy posted this touching tribute to King on his Facebook page:

This morning, I come to you all with a heavy heart. BB King was the greatest guy I ever met. The tone he got out of...

Posted by Buddy Guy on Friday, May 15, 2015

Topics:  blues

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