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Cunningham funeral set for Oct 19

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -

Funeral arrangements have been set for slain Memphis musician B.B. Cunningham.

Cunningham's son, Joseph Cunningham, says the viewing is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Forest Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Memphis. The burial is set for 10 a.m. Friday at Forest Hill.

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B.B. Cunningham spent more than 50 years in the music industry as a keyboardist, bassist, singer, songwriter and producer. He scored a hit with the 1967 song "Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)" as a member of the Hombres. He also played in Jerry Lee Lewis' band.
 
Police said the 70-year-old Cunningham was working as a security guard at an apartment complex when he was fatally shot early Sunday. A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in Cunningham's death.

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