Blue legend B.B. Ruler has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his legal advisor Brent Bryson said. Ruler died peacefull in his sleep at 9.40 pm (PDT) on Thursday at his home in Las Vegas, Mr. Bryson said.
The one-time farmhand conveyed new fans to blue and affected an era of artists with his genuine vocals and taking off guitar on tunes, for example, The Thrill is Gone. Ruler sold a large number of records overall and was enlisted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Ruler played a Gibson guitar that he tenderly called Lucille and was the undisputed lord of soul as well as a tutor to scores of guitarists, including Eric Clapton.