Fans of the legendary blues singer remember his contributions to music to mark his birthday.
Today, the great, unique and incomparable B.B. King would have been 94 years old. Remembering B.B. King who was born on this day in 1925. “I’m trying to get people to see that we are our brother’s keeper. Red, white, black, brown or yellow, rich or poor, we all have the blues.”
“Some people smoke and drink, but just holding the guitar and strumming a few notes seems to do it for me.” — Blues singer & guitarist #BBKing, born Riley B. King today on the Berclair cotton plantation near Itta Bena, #Mississippi (1925-2015). Rest in Power, Sir.
The ‘King of the Blues’. “King took the talent that he was given in a time period that wasn’t kind to Black people and devoted himself to sharing music that was the pulse of the Mississippi Delta with the rest of the world”.
There some people who are good at their art, then those who are legendary and then comes those who are so good that they redefine their field of art.