B.B. King Film


Rock royalty will pay tribute to blues legend in new documentary.

He may be 87 years old, but blues guitarist B.B. King is showing no sign of slowing down, maintaining a hectic touring schedule across North America.

A film about the musician is to be premiered on June 14 at the NXNE Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.

Narrated by Morgan Freeman, a host of rock talent is set to make appearances in the documentary, entitled “B.B. King –  The Life of Riley”. These include Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, Slash, Keith Richards, Ron Wood, Ringo Starr and Bono.

Buddy Guy, Carlos Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Dr. John, Leon Russell, Mick Hucknall of Simply Red, Bill Wyman and the late John Lennon will also feature.