It is a sad day for blues guitarists and enthusiasts.
BB King passed away on May 15. He passed in his sleep, with no pain.
I am filled with regret, since even though BB toured non-stop even in his old age, I never got to see him perform live.
Here is BB's bio.
Eric Clapton drew inspiration, like many, from BB. Here are a few words from Eric:
And my favorite BB tune. RIP.