Public Viewing For B.B. King
A public viewing for the Legend B.B, King will be from 10am-5pm may 29thThe viewing will be at B.B.King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in his home town of Mississippi. The funeral will be at 11am May 30 at the nearby Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
He was born Riley B. King on Sept. 16, 1925, to sharecropper parents in Miss. Delta, He move to Memphis Tenn.,when he was in his 20's and that's where a radio manager dubbed him the Beale Street Blues Boy.That was shortened to B.B., and the nickname stuck. B.B.King'' RIP B.B.