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"I'm wearing a stolen B.B. King jacket? Is that what I'm surprising you with?"
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Artists like Kendrick and Brittany Howard sprinkled their black star power all over the Grammy Awards.
On September 16, 2015, we celebrated the birth of a music legend. As I reflect upon how B.B. King impacted my life, three key leadership lessons emerge.
The six-time Grammy winner remembered King's unmistakable influence on the music industry.
On May 14, 2015, the world lost blues legend Riley B. King, also known as B.B. King who wowed the world with his soothing, somber Delta Blues that connected new generations with the lingering pain of struggles rooted in the Deep South.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners found no evidence to prove the allegation that blues legend B.B. King was poisoned before
Two of B.B. King's daughters say they have enlisted a lawyer involved in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida and the police
The moment we heard that Riley B. King -- known universally both as "BB" and as the King of the Blues -- had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own.
"I had to be here today. It was gorgeous to see all these people out here to see the great man," said Sam Rowe, a 25-year
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With the very sad news that B.B. King, the king of blues, passed away I was reminded of a pretty epic story where my dad taught me a hugely important life lesson. Way back when, when my dad and I were on the college tour driving from school to school, a B.B. King song came on the radio.
The year was 1976. I was a student at UCLA and heard on campus that blues singers B.B. King and Bobby Bland would be performing at the nearby Cocoanut Grove -- a night club at the since-demolished Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire.
In '93, The Blue Note in New York City advertised "A Rare Club Date With B.B. King." I bought tickets, and some friends showed up early for the first come, first served general admission. We ended up front-row center, directly in front of his eminence.
Somehow we felt that the Blues Boy who brought the Delta Blues to the world stage would always be there, bent over his beloved full bodied Gibson guitar, Lucille, crooning to her, and scorching our souls with his searing, stinging chords.
I never saw B.B. King perform live or ever met him in person, yet I carry with me a lesson that he taught me many years ago. What B.B. taught me is that it is not so much talent that lifts us up, but rather it is the story of our "inner man" and character that ultimately defines us.