The VIPP Report: Blues legend B.B. King has died at the age of 89


Special from Sherlene Shanklin, WHAS11 Television/ABC Louisville

Late tonight, the attorney for music legend B.B. King says he has passed away.  The King of Blues died in Las Vegas.  The Mississippi native leaves behind three children. King was considered one of the greatest guitarist of our time.  He will be fondly remembered for naming his guitar “Lucille”.

Stay with WHAS11 & The411 with Sherlene Shanklin with more on King’s death.  B.B. King was 89 year old.  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist performed several times in Louisville.  If you have a story and/or photos you would like to share about King, send it to me at You can also send it to  Follow Shanklin on Twitter @Sherlenemediapr or @VIPPComm.–blues-legend-bb-king-dies-at-the-age-of-89/27355251/


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