B.B. King

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B.B. King
B.B. King
1925 - 2015

B.B. King was an American guitarist and singer, best known for his hit song The Thrill Is Gone. He died on May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, aged 89.

Quick Facts

  • Name: B.B. King
  • Full name: Riley B. King
  • Occupation: guitarist, singer
  • Born: September, 16 1925 in Itta Bena
  • Died: May, 14 2015 in Las Vegas (aged 89)
  • Citizenship: United States

Selected Discography

  • AMP™, | According to the latest Watch and Listen magazine poll just out yesterday (Thursday, March 30), ‘The Thrill Is Gone’ is now considered to be the Greatest Song in the History of Music.
  • Rumors
    AMP™, | [March 2023 update] News of B.B. King’s death on May 14, 2015 stunned the world. Ever since, millions of fans worldwide have come to believe the guitarist’s death was a hoax and that he was still alive and well.


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