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"Rock and roll music," Frank Sinatra once said, "is the most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear." Thankfully, not everyone shares his opinion. The rise of youth culture saw rock music become perhaps the most vital artform of the late 20th century, and its influence continues today. This memorial site was created to celebrate musical legends who still keep us rocking.
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9/26/1925 - 5/14/2015

Remembering the life, death and rock 'n' roll legacy of B.B. King

LAS VEGAS (AP) - B.B. King believed anyone could play the blues, and that "as long as people have problems, the blues can never die." But no one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday night at age 89 in Las Vegas, where he had been in hospice care. Although he kept performing well into his 80s, the 15-time Grammy winner suffered from diabetes and other problems. He collapsed during a concert in Chicago last October, later blaming dehydration and exhaustion. For...
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