Preston Shannon, the King of Beale Street, Has Died
MEMPHIS, TN (WREG/LPL) — Preston Shannon, un músico local conocido como The King of Beale Street, ha muerto.
Los amigos confirmaron la noticia.
Shannon era un guitarrista de blues, cantante y compositor.
Se presentaba regularmente en B.B. King’s Blues Club en Beale Street e hizo varias apariciones en el Beale Street Music Festival.
Preston escribió las canciones “Beale Street Boogaloo” y “Midnight in Memphis”.
Él tenía 70 años.
MEMPHIS, TN (WREG) — Preston Shannon, a local musician known as The King of Beale Street, has died.
Friends confirmed the news.
Shannon was a blues guitarist, singer and songwriter.
He performed regularly at B.B. King’s Blues Club on Beale and made several appearances at the Beale Street Music Festival.
Preston wrote the songs “Beale Street Boogaloo” and “Midnight in Memphis”.
He was 70 years old.