Memphis officially seeking to name road after B. B. King - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis officially seeking to name road after B. B. King

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Another piece of Memphis may soon take the name B. B. King.

City of Memphis confirmed an official application has been submitted to rename 3rd Street between E.H. Crump Boulevard and Chelsea Boulevard to B. B. King Boulevard.

The application must still be confirmed by the Office of Planning and Development's Land Use Control Board.

Riley B. King died May 14, 2015.

His more commonly called name comes from when people called him the Beale Street Blues Boy.

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