‘B.B. King Day’
Memphis; Tenn. The city of Memphis is honoring blues musician B.B. King by declaring Tuesday ''B.B. King day.Born in Mississippi, King traveled to Memphis in the 1940s and began playings at clubs on Beale Street, There he earned the nickname ''Beale Street Blues Boy'' which eventually became ''B.B'' A giant card has been mounted on the wall of B.B. Kings Blues Club on Beale Street for fans to sing and express get-well wishes. The 89 year old King who suffer from diabetes-is in hospice care in La Vegas.