The Reverend Shawn Amos Writer Yahoo Music May 15, 2015
B.B. King possessed what every musician desires: a signature sound. One guitar note, one word from his mouth and you instantly knew it was B.B. King. He made his Gibson guitar sing. He made the world swing. But B.B. King matters for one reason beyond his musical prowess.
The music icon died in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. Thursday, the Associated Press reports. He was 89.