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Blues Singer Ruby Wilson Dies

Wilson suffered a massive heart attack earlier this month (6Aug16) and never recovered, passing away on Friday (12Aug16) at a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, her manager Rollin Riggs confirmed. She was...

Photographer Suing B.b. King's Estate Over Pictures

Glen Craig has accused the late guitarist, who passed away in 2015, and bosses of the Universal Music Group of using a series of photos he took of King for album covers, ranging...

Kris Kristofferson & B.b. King Lead Austin City Limits Hall Of Fame Inductees

The trio will be feted at a star-studded ceremony in October (16) at the Moody Theater in Austin. Kristofferson and Raitt have each appeared on the long-running Austin City Limits TV show...

Tony Iommi Lands Lifetime Achievement Honour

The veteran rocker, who is currently on the road with Black Sabbath for the band's final tour, follows in the footsteps of other guitar greats who have received the Lifetime Achievement Award, including...

B.b. King Memorial Garden Underway

The guitar great passed away aged 89 in May (15) after suffering a series of strokes, and his body was taken on a tour so fans could say farewell. He was subsequently...

B.b. King's Assistant Sues Star's Daughters For Defamation

The guitar great passed away at his Las Vegas home in May (15) after suffering a series of strokes, but daughters Patty King and Karen Williams challenged the cause of death amid speculation...

B.b. King's Daughter Loses Battle Over Medical Records

Patty King, who clashed with the guitar great's manager, LaVerne Toney, over her father's welfare in the weeks before his death in May (15), told the authorities she hoped the paperwork would prove...

Autograph Collector Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie is a ''big believer'' in getting autographs.Despite his own global fame, the 'Easy' hitmaker can't resist getting a lasting reminder of his encounters with other famous faces.He said: ''I bought a guitar just...

Lionel Richie Has Rare B.b. King Memorabilia

The All Night Long hitmaker is a big collector of rock artefacts and he could not resist the urge to land another rarity when the chance arose to get King's autograph. He...

B.b. King Not Poisoned

B.B. King was not poisoned, a post-mortem examination has determined.The blues legend passed away aged 89 on May 14, and two of his daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, subsequently alleged he was killed by...

B.b. King’S Death Not The Result Of Poisoning, Coroner Confirms

B.B. King’s death was not the result of poison, a Nevada coroner confirmed on Monday (13th July). The legendary Blues singer died in May of this year and, shortly after King’s death, his two daughters...

Coroner Rules B.b. King Died Of Natural Causes

The 89-year-old music icon passed away in May (15) at his home in Sin City after suffering a series of strokes, but shortly after, two of his daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, called for...

B.b. King's Business Manager Confirmed As Estate Executor

Karen Williams, Patty King, Rita Washington and Barbara Winfree launched legal action against LaVerne Toney following the musician's death in May (15), questioning her ability to serve as estate executor and claiming there...

B.b. King's Daughters Hire Lawyer To Investigate Manager

LaVerne Toney has been accused of mishandling the blue legend's money, denying him proper medication, and even keeping family and friends away from the singer during his final hours on 14 May (14)....

B.b. King Estate Hearing Delayed

Following the blues icon's death in May (15), his longtime business manager LaVerne Toney and four of his adult daughters, Patty King, Karen Williams, Rita Washington and Barbara Winfree, have been at odds....

B.b. King's Daughters Argue 'Missing' Will

A lawyer for Patty King, Karen Williams, Rita Washington and Barbara Winfree submitted documents in probate court in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday (09Jun15), suggesting there is another will left behind by their...

B.b. King's Manager Fights Children's Estate Claims In Court

The celebrated musician, who passed away in May (15), aged 89, named Toney as his executor, but some of the star's offspring have challenged the appointment, alleging she misappropriated funds and mistreated him...

B.b. King's Son Speaks Out Against Sisters' Poisoning Allegations

Two of the late star's offspring, Patty King and Karen Williams, are pressing for a police investigation over the guitar great's death on 14 May (15), amid speculation he was deliberately poisoned by...

B.b. King Praised By Barack Obama And Bill Clinton At Funeral

The star, who passed away aged 89 at his home in Las Vegas on 14 May (15), was remembered by a crowd of 500 at the poignant service in his hometown of Indianola,...

B.b. King Buried In Mississippi

B.B. King was laid to rest today (30.05.15) in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi.The blues musician died aged 89 on 14 May in Las Vegas, where he lived, and a private viewing and invitation-only memorial...

Thousands Turn Out To Bid Farewell To B.b. King

Devotees were given the chance to file past the coffin containing the body of the music veteran, who died on 14 May (15) aged 89, at the B.b. King Museum in Indianola, Mississippi...

Bb King Was A 'Guitar Genius'

Bono thinks B.B. King was a ''guitar genius''.The 55-year-old U2 star has paid a glowing tribute to the late blues singer-songwriter, who passed away earlier this month, and also revealed B.B. and his band-mate The...

B.b. King's Eldest Daughter Wants Legal Battle Postponed

Two of the star's offspring, Patty King and Karen Williams, are pressing for a police investigation over his death earlier this month (May15), alleging he was deliberately poisoned. The musician's lawyer has...

Bobby 'Blue' Bland's Son Leads B.b. King Procession In Memphis

Rodd Bland, whose father died two years ago (Jun13), wept at intervals as he walked ahead of a hearse carrying King's remains in a casket as fans lined the roads leading to Beale...

B.b. King's Lawyer Blames Star's Will For 'Poison' Allegation

King passed away at his home in Las Vegas on 14 May (15) after suffering a series of strokes, but his daughters Karen Williams and Patty King have filed police statements sensationally claiming...

Police: 'No Homicide Investigation Into B.b. King's Death - Yet'

Two of King's daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, have filed complaints with police amid suspicions their dad's representative, LaVerne Toney, and his personal assistant, Myron Johnson, had something to do with his...

Wait, Was B.b King Murdered?

Two of B.B King's daughters have alleged that their father was poisoned by the musician's business manager Laverne Toney and his personal assistant. King, 89, died on May 14 at his home in Las Vegas...

Police Investigating Allegations B.b. King Was Poisoned

The Las Vegas Coroner and the guitar great's own physician recently revealed King died peacefully in his sleep at his Sin City home on 14 May (15) after suffering a series of small...

Fans Celebrate B.b. King At Hometown Music Festival

Around 3,000 fans of the blues legend gathered at the B.b. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center for the music event, which marked the first of its kind without King in attendance....

Richie Sambora And Carlos Santana Pay Respects To B.b. King

The guitar great passed away on 14 May (15) after battling a diabetes-related illness, and on Saturday, his family and friends headed to Palm Mortuary chapel in Sin City to pay their respects...

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