B.B. King In London
American blues singer and guitarist B.B. King working on his album 'B.B. King In London', June 1971. Estate Of Keith Morris—Redferns/Getty Images

Watch B.B. King Jam With the Cast of Sesame Street

May 15, 2015

Sesame Street paid tribute to blues legend B.B. King on Friday by tweeting a video of his jam session with the show's puppets, a song called "The Letter B."

"Without the B, there'd be no Big Bird," he sings. "There'd be no King B.B. But we do have the letter B."

King died Thursday at the age of 89. "We mourn the loss of B.B. King," Sesame Street wrote, "who taught us his favorite letter through his love of music."

Look Back at B.B. King's Life and Career

B. B. King Early Portrait
B.B. King a local DJ at WDIA Radio poses for a portrait circa 1948 in Memphis, Tenn.Michael Ochs Archives/ Getty images
B. B. King Early Portrait
B.B. King poses for a portrait in 1950.
King, Clapton & Bishop Jam
Blues man BB King
B.B. King Performing at Farm Aid
Photo of BB KING and Adam CLAYTON and BONO and U2
B.B. King and John Lee Hooker
A Family Celebration 2001
Legendary Ray Charles Funeral in Los Angeles
US blues musician Riley "B.B." King (L),
US President Barack Obama waves alongsid
USA - Music - Peter Frampton's Guitar Circus Tour Performs in Atlanta
B.B. King a local DJ at WDIA Radio poses for a portrait circa 1948 in Memphis, Tenn.
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