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Grammy Foundation Honors B.B. King


RETURNED THE CROWN OR THE SASH TO THE PAGEANT. A BLUES LEGEND HONORED IN BEVERLY HILLS. SUZIE: CRYSTAL CRUZ SHOWS TUESDAY GRAMMY FOUNDATION TRIBUTE TO B.B. KING. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ Reporter: MUSICIANS LIKE SLASH FROM GUNS N ROSES CELEBRATING B.B. KING. IN BEVERLY HILLS HOSTED BY THE GRAMMY FOUNDATION. IN 1987 HE WAS GIVEN A GRAMMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AND KEPT ACHIEVING FOR ANOTHER 27 YEARS. ARTIST JIMMY VAUGHN SAYS AT 15 ‘BOUGHT EVERY B.B. KING RECORD. TRIED TO COPY B.B. KING, IT’S LIKE MY BROTHER, STEVIE RAY VAUGHN SEEMS LIKE HE WAS JUST ON TOUR. I LOOK AT IT AS IF HE WAS ON A BIG TOUR AND WE MISS HIM. HE PUT EVERYTHING IN IT. HE REALLY DD. HE DOESN’T SHUCK AND JIVE. SHARING STORIES HOW HE INSPIRED THEIR MUSIC. HE WOULD EMPOWER ME. I HAVE ALL THE TOOLS TO STAND UP AND BE STRONGER. B.B.’S TWO DAUGHTERS PATTY AND RIDA. WHAT WAS IT LIKE GROWING UP WITH B.B. KING? OH MY GOSH WE DIDN’T KNOW HE WAS THE B.B. KING. HE WAS JUST DAD TO US. A DAD WHO WON 15 GRAMMIES AND THE HEARTS OF SO MANY MORE.

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