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B.B. King
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    (September 16, 1925-May 14, 2015)
    Birth name is Riley King
    B.B. stands for 'Blues Boy'
    Recorded 'Hummingbird,' 'Why I Sing the Blues,' 'The Thrill is Gone,' 'Why I Sing the Blues' and 'Every Day I Have the Blues'
    He named his guitar 'Lucille'
    He was famous for wearing outrageously colored suits during the 1950s.
    He applied to the draft board to defer him from military service on occupational reasons (skilled tractor driver).
    He got married to help get him his deferment from the military (1944).
    He was a vegetarian.
    He was 4 years old when his mother left his father for another man.
    She placed him in the care of her mother.
    His mother passed away when he was 9 and his grandmother died when he was 14.
    He lived by himself, raising cotton until he was 15.
    Little Richard's song 'Lucille' is dedicated to B. B. King's guitar.
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