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  1. B.B. King's Estate War: 15 Kids, 15 Moms and a "Totally Haywire" Fight

    6:00 am 5/26/2016

    The King of the Blues never contested claims from women during his decades of touring who came forward saying he was the father of their babies — even though a low sperm count made it highly unlikely. Now, a year after his death, as memories of a loving, generous parent slip away, his descendants go to war in court.Read more

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  2. Grammys: Chris Stapleton Pays Tribute to B.B. King With "The Thrill Is Gone" Performance

    2:57 pm 2/15/2016

    He was joined onstage by guitarists Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday evening, held live at L.A.'s Staples Center. Read more

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  3. Grammys: Justin Bieber, Chris Stapleton, Pitbull, Alice Cooper Added as Performers

    8:18 am 2/4/2016

    Pitbull will take the stage with Robin Thicke, Travis Barker and some surprise guests.Read more

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  4. B.B. King Wasn't Poisoned Before Death, Coroner Says

    6:30 pm 7/13/2015

    The late singer's daughters previously alleged that King's business manager and assistant had intentionally hastened their father's death.Read more

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  5. B.B. King: President Obama Pens Letter for Funeral of Blues "King" and "Legend"

    10:49 am 5/30/2015

    "B.B. may be gone but that thrill will be with us forever. And there's going to be one killer blues session in heaven tonight," President Barack Obama penned in a letter read aloud at King's funeral.Read more

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  6. B.B. King Viewed By Thousands on Eve of Mississippi Funeral

    7:51 pm 5/29/2015

    A funeral is set for Saturday at a Baptist church in the King's hometown of Indianola, Mississippi.Read more

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  7. Lawyer Says Allegations B.B. King Was Poisoned "Ridiculous"

    8:14 am 5/26/2015

    Two of the guitar legends claim he was poisoned by aides, but lawyer says there is no investigationRead more

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  8. Two of B.B. King's Daughters Allege Aides Poisoned Him

    2:44 pm 5/25/2015

    An attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous. Read more

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  9. B.B. King Memorial Celebrates Late Musician With More Cheers Than Tears in Las Vegas

    5:44 pm 5/23/2015

    The event was attended by King's family and friends, along with music luminaries such as Carlos Santana and Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora.Read more

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  10. B.B. King Homecoming Festival to Honor Blues Legend

    9:48 am 5/23/2015

    Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival in Indianola, Mississippi.Read more

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