B.B King

B.B King Laid To Rest In His Hometown

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

B.B. King’s funeral was held in Indianola, Mississippi, following the legendary musician’s death earlier this month. After a brief period in h...

How BB King Inspired a Generation

Emily Stacey | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Stacey

BB King's passing last week had the world of rock in deep mourning. King was the last of the great bluesmen, the soul survivor of the gang who, along with Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry and Howlin' Wolf, epitomized the sound of the 1920s Mississippi Delta.

Stars Pay Tribute To B.B. King

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Hundreds of music fans have taken to Twitter to share their condolences, following the death of blues legend B.B. King. SEE ALSO: Full Report: B...

B.B King's Life In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Blues legend B.B. King has died at the age of 89, it has been confirmed. The star was taken ill last month, and on Friday morning, King’s lawyer...

'King Of The Blues' B.B. King Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Legendary blues star B.B. King has died at the age of 89. SEE ALSO: Stars Pay Tribute To B.B. King The Blues Legend's Life In Pictures A lawy...

B.B. King Rushed To Hospital In Vegas

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

B.B. King has been hospitalised for dehydration, his daughter has confirmed to the LA Times. The music legend has been taken to a Las Vegas hospit...

Rock of Ages

Jo Brooks | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jo Brooks

As the Rolling Stones celebrate the 50th anniversary of their first album, we're entering a new era where these stars - stripped of their original plastic edifice and/or good looks as youngsters - are only slowly gaining recognition for their art, as opposed to their original personas, which is standing the test of time.

Ode To Michael Bloomfield: Review of Blues At The Fillmore 1968 - 1969

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

History however is a cruel mistress, and occasionally people get lost in her vaults, ceasing to be recognised for their immeasurable impact and contribution to a particular field. Certainly in the case of modern day music, Michael Bloomfield is the epitome of this, and today his profound influence remains unknown and untold.

WATCH: Barack Obama Sings 'Sweet Home Chicago' - But Is It Better Than His Al Green?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Back on 20 January, Barack Obama sang a line or two from Al Green's Let's Stay Together. On 21 February, Barack Obama sang a few bars of Robert Johnso...

Mouth Out Of Control

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

As far as the blues were concerned Jimmy Page had technique and angst but lacked heartfelt sadness. Eric Clapton too - despite his lengthy period on heroin, trying, he said, to find the true pain at the heart of the blues - never quite got there.