Riley B.B King Retires, 89


After 89 years of splendor, Mr. (Riley) B.B King has retired and returned back to the source. B.B lived an extraordinary life and contributed great works for blues lovers worldwide.

Noted as being one of the greatest guitarists of all time, this Hall of Famer’s talent did not go unnoticed. During his lifetime, he racked up a remarkable 15 Grammy Awards, The MOBO Lifetime Achievement Award, National Medal Of Arts Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom Award as well as a host of other noteworthy accolades.

B.B King released countless hit records, including:

The Thrill Has Gone

Rock Me Baby

Paying The Cost To Be The Boss and Sweet Sixteen.

Gone but never forgotten Mr. King, because as we know, creators live forever. Cheers to a life well lived. #Salute

“You only live but once, and when your dead your done, so let the good times roll.”

― B.B. King

B.B. King

September 16, 1925 -- INFINITY