FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2012 file photograph, an 86-year-old B.B. 

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2012 file photograph, an 86-year-old B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming, a concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss. Elvis Costello, B.B. King and Ray Davies are among the nominees for the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall gave The Associated Press a list of nominees in advance, but won’t officially announce them until Oct. 16. The gala takes place June 13, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2012 file photograph, an 86-year-old B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming, a concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss. Elvis Costello, B.B. King and Ray Davies are among the nominees for the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall gave The Associated Press a list of nominees in advance, but won’t officially announce them until Oct. 16. The gala takes place June 13, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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