Blues legend B.B. KING has been forced to cancel his annual homecoming in Indianola, Mississippi because he needs cataract surgery.

The 78-year-old icon was due to visit on 11 June (04), but has expressed his regret that the surgery means he will be unable to complete the journey this year.

King's manager FLOYD LIEBERMAN explained that the eye surgery will entail a lengthy recuperation for the SWEET SIXTEEN star.

20/04/2004 17:20