B.B. King

  • May 15, 2015  

    Blues legend B.B. King has died at age 89. The singer continued to perform until last October, averaging more than 300 performances a year for six decades. Jeffrey Brown, who once joined King on his tour bus, and remembers the life and legacy of the Grammy award-winning musician. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2015   BY  

    The King of the Blues, B.B. King, died Thursday, May 14, at his home in Las Vegas after suffering from high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. He was 89 years old. King was one of the most influential blues musicians of all time. The 13-time Grammy Award winner played hundreds of live performances a year, spreading the blues across the nation, and the world. Continue reading

  • October 16, 2014   BY  

    Tim Duffy has spent the last 20 years helping struggling blues and roots musicians make ends meet while bringing their music to a wider audience. He’s also a photo hobbyist who has documented his friends and performers — at home, on the road and playing a gig. Continue reading

  • April 6, 2012  

    Sixty years after picking up his first guitar, blues musician Buddy Guy still jams — and has no plans of stopping. Jeffrey Brown and Guy discuss his upcoming memoir “When I Left Home: My Story,” his childhood in rural Louisiana, what his influences were and how his remarkable career helped shape popular music. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2005  

    Correspondent Jeffrey Brown looks at the groundbreaking for a new museum in Mississippi honoring the legendary B.B. King. Continue reading