B.B. King – September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015: The Thrill Is Gone May 15, 2015BenHistory, YoutubeAdd comment First Percy Sledge, then Ben E. King, now B.B. King. Sad things come in threes. B.B. King – “The Thrill Is Gone” Share this:TweetShare on TumblrEmailPrintMoreWhatsAppTelegram Related B.B King Blues legend Previous postRecord of the Day – “Uneasy” Sarah Bethe Nelson Next postRecord of the Day – “Bad Mood” by Mick Jones About author View all posts Author website Ben Exiled New Englander now living in Canada. I dream in Spanish but can’t speak it. I wish I’d grown up as an old black man playin’ the blues just like my father.