Mick Martin Remembers B.B. King Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. FILE - In this April 21, 1980 file photo, B.B. King, left, and an accompanist perform during the opening of the 1980 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.File / AP Blues master BB King died Thursday from complications of diabetes. Rolling Stone ranked him 6 out of the 100 greatest guitarists of all times. Private and public services for BB King are scheduled Saturday morning in Las Vegas. Host of Capital Public Radio’s Blues Party, Mick Martin, pays tribute to King with this remembrance.