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OT: BB King taken ill


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B.B. King, the legendary blues guitarist, fell ill Friday night during a performance at the House of Blues in Chicago and canceled the remainder of his current tour.

 

Mr. King, 89, was immediately evaluated by a doctor and was said to be suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, his website said. He canceled the eight remaining shows of his tour, including an Oct. 13 gig in New York at the Times Square music club that bears his name.

 

 

Get well soon.

 

SSM

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Remember, "B" is 89 now and has had type II diabetes for the past 20 years. It's amazing he's still been gigging.

 

"Gambler's Blues" (Live At The International Club, Chicago/1966)

From 'Blues is King' featuring Bobby Forte on sax and Duke Jethro on B3 organ. This is the band led by Sonny Freeman.

 

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Harry Likas was the Technical Editor of Mark Levine's "The Jazz Theory Book" and also helped develop "The Jazz Piano Book." Harry spends his time teaching jazz piano online and playing solo piano gigs.

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He just turned 89 3 weeks ago tomorrow........we share the same birthday.

Bring it back, BB.....Lucille misses you.

 

Jake

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