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  • B.B. King Only Left $5K to Daughters; Is that why They’re Trippin’? – Lawyer

    May 28, 15 by Qwest7 8 Comments


    *Ask B.B. King’s lawyer what he thinks about claims made by the late singer’s daughters about King being poisoned and the word “ridiculous” comes to mind. Overall, it all comes down to money, according to Brent Bryson. “My guess is the children and grandchildren don’t like the fact he’s leaving them $3,000 and $5,000 each […]

  • Memphis Sends Off B.B. King With Processional Down Beale St.

    May 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *The city of Memphis bid farewell to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street. The processional started Wednesday afternoon, and at press time was set to make its way down Beale Street before turning onto B.B. King Blues Highway. Tributes were also scheduled at W.C. Handy Park on Beale Street […]

  • B.B. King’s Kids Accuse Closest Aides of Poisoning Him; Probe Launched

    May 26, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The battle over B.B. King’s affairs continues to get complicated as two of the late blues icon’s children accuse King’s closest aides of poisoning him. In documents lawyers for Karen Williams and Patty King provided to The Associated Press, the women allege that King’s business manager, LaVerne Toney, and her personal assistant, Myron Johnson, killed […]

  • Five B.B. King Kids Visit Body Before Public; Banned from Taking his Picture

    May 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Five of B.B. King’s adult children visited their father in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing today ahead of a Saturday memorial service…but it wasn’t without drama. Daughters Karen Williams, Patty King, Rita Washington and Barbara King Winfree, and son Willie King told the Associated Press Thursday that […]

  • Court Allows B.B. King’s Daughters to View Body Before Public

    May 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 31 Comments


    *Some immediate B.B. King family members will have a chance to visit his body at a Las Vegas funeral home ahead of a Friday public viewing and Saturday private memorial for the blues icon. Attorneys representing one of King’s daughters against King’s agent and power-of-attorney, LaVerne Toney, said Thursday’s family-only viewing was a compromise reached […]

  • Steven Ivory: B.B. King, Blue No More

    May 20, 15 by blueolive Comments Off on Steven Ivory: B.B. King, Blue No More


    *Sometimes, an aspect of your life goes amiss and you don’t want to think further than your personal woe. Occasionally, if only temporarily, you want to live in your gloom; wallow in your regret. Happy? Fuck happy.   At least for the time being, your refuge is a pit of sorrow. The only thing you want other than […]