B.B. King's Life in Photos

May 15, 2015

B.B. King started singing gospel songs on a Mississippi street corner as a teen and grew into the world's unrivaled ambassador of the blues. His indelible style defined the genre, and in addition to scores of Grammys and an induction into...

Guitar Gods

April 1, 1999

In his first Rolling Stone interview, published in March 1968, Jimi Hendrix described the moment that changed his life forever: "The first guitarist I was aware of was Muddy Waters. I heard one of his old records when I was a little boy, and it scared...