Ben E. King (RIP)

Blues Boy King RIP - thanks for the music!
The music industry is mourning over the passing of another legend. B.B. King, known to many as the King of Blues, died in Las Vegas at the age of 89, his lawyer confirms. King had recently returned home after a short stay in hospital, where he was treated for high blood pressure and diabetes. This was his second hospital stint in a month. King, who has lived with diabetes for more than 20 years, canceled remaining shows on his 2014 tour last October after falling ill in Chicago. He is said to of died peacefully in his sleep. Born in Mississippi as Riley B King, he is considered to be one of the greatest guitarists of all time. In 1987, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. King also won 15 Grammy Awards, his last coming in 2009 for his album 'One Kind Favor.'
King's top hits include "Lucille," "Sweet Black Angel" and "Rock Me Baby." (singersroom)

Betta Taste Restaurant in Brearley Street, Aston which has been closed by cops!  A Caribbean restaurant has been shut down following reports of illegal parties, trouble involving weapons and underage girls on the premises. Betta Taste in Aston has been closed for three months after an order was granted to West Midlands Police following months of work by local officers. The back-street restaurant, in 105 Brearley Street, is listed as specialising in halal Caribbean cuisine. Aston Police tweeted: (radio sandwell)

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Play list for Sunday 17-05-2005

Gerald LeVert - That's The Way I Feel About Ya
Jamie Foxx - Wish U Were Here
Kim Waters - Between The Sheets
Rena Scott - Nightdancing
Jagged Edge/Major Damage - Trying To Find..
Hil St. Soul - Smile
Donnell Jones - Do What I Gotta Do
Algebra Blessett - U Do It For Me
Whispers - Never Too Late
Eric Benet - Don't Let Go
Ca$e + Joe - Faded Pictures

Ben E. King x3
1 Street Tough 2 Spoiled
3 Supernatural Thing

Drizabone - Brightest
Terri Walker - Drawing Board
Syleena Johnson - All This Way For Love
Phil Perry - You Send Me
Lisa Stansfield - You Can't Deny It (US mix)
Tony Monrelle - Every thing's Alright
Just Right Band/Ve Al - I Want More
Gary Taylor - Eye To Eye

Ben E. King Biography:
Benjamin Earl King (September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015), known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer. He was perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a US Top 10 hit, both in 1961 and later in 1986 (when it was used as the theme to the film of the same name), a number one hit in the UK in 1987, and no. 25 on the RIAA's list of Songs of the Century—and as one of the principal lead singers of the R&B vocal group the Drifters. More are Wiki

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