A tribute to B.B. King
On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents a tribute to the late Blues legend B.B. King.
King, is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all-time and the father of Rock and Roll. He recorded more than 50 albums during his seven-decade career. In 1984, he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.
Also, King is a 15-time Grammy-Award winner. he received a Grammy Lifetime achievement award in 1987 and a Grammy Hall of Fame award in 1998.
On May 14, 2015, King died. He was 89.