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King of the blues [sound recording] / B.B. King.

King, B. B. (Performer). Gayton, Johnny B. (Added Author). Daisley, Bob. (Added Author). Lee, Will (Added Author). Eyre, Tommy (Added Author). Moore, Gary, 1952-2011 (Added Author). Hull, Bunny (Added Author). Pinkston, Valerie (Added Author). Brown, Paulette. (Added Author). Castro, Lenny (Added Author). Adams, Arthur, guitarist (Added Author). Landau, Michael, guitarist (Added Author). Washington, Freddie (Ready Freddie) (Added Author). Keltner, Jim (Added Author). Larsen, Neil, 1948- (Added Author). Tiven, Sally. (Added Author). Mizelle, Cindy (Added Author). Fisher, Lisa. (Added Author). Tiven, Jon. (Added Author). Griffin, Paul, 1937-2000 (Added Author). Calhoun, Will (Added Author). Hill, Michael, 1952- (Added Author). Smith, Willie, 1897-1973 (Added Author). Hutchenson, James B. (Added Author). McMurray, David (Added Author). Hey, Jerry (Added Author). Dobkin, Debra (Added Author). Aronoff, Kenny (Added Author). Jacobs, Ron. (Added Author). Raitt, Bonnie (Added Author). Duncan, Helen. (Added Author). Duncan, Phyllis. (Added Author). Russell, Rebecca Evans. (Added Author). Mullen, Larry (Added Author). Clayton, Adam (Added Author). Edge (Musician), 1961- (Added Author). Bono, 1960- (Added Author). Dixon, Luther. (Added Author). Mullen, Paul. (Added Author). Ferrer, Julio. (Added Author). Seidman, Nathaniel. (Added Author). Covington, Willie. (Added Author). Dermer, Lawrence. (Added Author). Caldwell, Bobby. (Added Author). Cook, Jim. (Added Author). Hobbs, John, pianist (Added Author). Watson, Steve. (Added Author). Stubenhaus, Neil (Added Author). Kerber, Randy (Added Author). Greene, Ed. (Added Author). Chiasson, Warren. (Added Author). Jackson, Oliver. (Added Author). Holley, Major (Added Author). Cobb, Arnett, 1918- (Added Author). Bolden, James. (Added Author). Shaw, Woody (Added Author). Miller, Charles. (Added Author). Reed, Waymon. (Added Author). Cuber, Ronnie. (Added Author). Newman, David, 1933-2009 (Added Author). Crawford, Hank, 1934- (Added Author). McCraken, Hugh. (Added Author). Bascomb, Wilbur (Added Author). Purdie, Bernard (Added Author). John, Dr., 1941- (Added Author). Da Costa, Paulinho, 1948- (Added Author). Waters, Oren (Added Author). Grant, Gary, trumpeter (Added Author). Redmond, Jack. (Added Author). Hutchcroft, Kim (Added Author). Waters, Owen. (Added Author). Willard, Maxine (Added Author). Waters, Luther, vocalist (Added Author). Waters, Julia, vocalist (Added Author). Herbig, Gary (Added Author). McGettrick, Kurt. (Added Author). Quitman, Dennis. (Added Author). Bohanon, George, 1937- (Added Author). Finley, Chuck. (Added Author). Madaio, Steve (Added Author). Hooper, Stix (Added Author). Bautista, Roland. (Added Author). Parks, Dean (Added Author). Gadson, James (Added Author). Popwell, Robert. (Added Author). Felder, Wilton (Added Author). Sample, Joe (Added Author). Brown, Eddie (Added Author). Edwards, Scott, bassist (Added Author). Turner, Joe, 1911-1985 (Added Author). Burke, Sonny. (Added Author). Barron, Ronnie (Added Author). Ritenour, Lee (Added Author). Watts, Ernie (Added Author). Jackson, Fred. (Added Author). Forrest, Jimmy. (Added Author). Poper, Roy. (Added Author). Aarons, Al, 1932- (Added Author). Jones, Jon. (Added Author). Vasconcelos, Nana. (Added Author). Cook, John Willie. (Added Author). Blackman, Phil. (Added Author). Sherard, Steve. (Added Author). LaLanne, Lonny. (Added Author). Emphery, Calep. (Added Author). Gill, Leonard. (Added Author). Synigal, Edgar. (Added Author). Owens, Calvin. (Added Author). Starks, John. (Added Author). Potier, Harold. (Added Author). Villery, Louis. (Added Author). Aikels, Rudy. (Added Author). Parker, Ray, 1954- (Added Author). Jones, Johnny. (Added Author). Anderson, Robert. (Added Author). Toney, James (Added Author). Richardson, Jerome (Added Author). Holloway, Red (Added Author). Young, Snooky (Added Author). Brashear, Oscar, 1944- (Added Author). Powell, Benny (Added Author). Brown, Garnett, 1936- (Added Author). Bland, Bobby (Added Author). Burton, Joseph. (Added Author). Hopkins, Milton. (Added Author). Walker, Cato. (Added Author). Hardesty, Herb. (Added Author). Wonder, Stevie (Added Author). Jackson, Wayne, 1941- (Added Author). Love, Andrew, 1942- (Added Author). Kersey, Ron. (Added Author). Crawford, Dave Max (Added Author). Washington, Larry (Added Author). Chambers, Roland, guitarist (Added Author). Harris, Norman. (Added Author). Baker, Ronnie. (Added Author). Young, Earl (Added Author). Owens, Frank (Added Author). Levy, Ron (Added Author). Jemmott, Jerry (Added Author). Freeman, William. (Added Author). Dupree, Cornell (Added Author). Sanborn, David. (Added Author). Johnson, Howard, 1941- (Added Author). Hubert, Louis. (Added Author). Lawrence, Trevor (Trevor Anthony) (Added Author). Dinwiddie, Gene. (Added Author). Forte, Bobby. (Added Author). Royal, Ernie (Added Author). Rowe, Edward. (Added Author). Morin, Bob. (Added Author). Harris, Paul, musician (Added Author). Hall, Carl. (Added Author). Thomas, Tasha (Added Author). Armstead, Joshie. (Added Author). Ragavoy, Doctor. (Added Author). Spinozza, David (Added Author). Keys, Bobby (Added Author). Starr, Ringo (Added Author). Price, Jim (Vocalist) (Added Author). Voormann, Klaus. (Added Author). Urbine, John. (Added Author). Turbington, Earl. (Added Author). Browning, John. (Added Author). Burron, Joseph. (Added Author). Freeman, Wilton. (Added Author). King, Carole, 1942- (Added Author). Kunkel, Russ (Added Author). Garofolo, Bryan. (Added Author). Walsh, Joe (Added Author). Russell, Leon. (Added Author). Lovelle, Herb (Added Author). Patillo, Val. (Added Author). Gatling, Lee (Added Author). Williams, Patrick. (Added Author). Bowels, Charles. (Added Author). Allen, David, blues musician. (Added Author). Glenn, Lloyd (Added Author). Board, Johnny. (Added Author). Burdine, Lawrence. (Added Author). Davis, Pluma. (Added Author). Boozier, Henry. (Added Author). Dotson, Hobart (Added Author). Sands, Kenneth. (Added Author). Satterfield, Louis. (Added Author). Hubert, Barney. (Added Author). Jethro, Duke. (Added Author). Lauchie, Leo. (Added Author). Brooks, Charles. (Added Author). Freeman, Sonny (Added Author). Slater, Vernon. (Added Author). Adams, Carl. (Added Author). Hamilton, Ralph. (Added Author). Green, William Ernest, 1925- (Added Author). Mills, Jackie, 1922- (Added Author). Henderson, Jimmy. (Added Author). Hendrickson, Al (Added Author). Callender, Red (Added Author). Rowles, Jimmie (Added Author). Clark, Mahlon. (Added Author). Hood, Bill, 1924- (Added Author). Myers, Bumps, 1912-1968 (Added Author). Webster, Ben, 1909-1973 (Added Author). Pederson, Tommy. (Added Author). Ulyate, Lloyd. (Added Author). Noel, Dick. (Added Author). Tizol, Juan, 1900-1984 (Added Author). Porter, Jake. (Added Author). Porcino, Al (Added Author). Linn, Ray. (Added Author). Candoli, Conte, 1927-2001 (Added Author). Hubert, Lewis. (Added Author). Sailes, Jesse. (Added Author). Grant, Jewell L. (Added Author). Davis, Maxwell (Added Author). Curry, Ted. (Added Author). Lee, Millard. (Added Author). Walker, James, flutist (Added Author). Harvey, Bill, saxophonist (Added Author). Coleman, George (Added Author). Forrest, Earl. (Added Author). Ace, Johnny (Added Author). Sanders, Richard. (Added Author). Jett, Sammie. (Added Author). Branch, Ben. (Added Author). Newborn, Calvin (Added Author). Newborn, Phineas, Sr. (Added Author). Green, Tuff. (Added Author). Newborn, Phineas (Added Author). U2 (Musical group) (Added Author). Memphis Horns (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA, p1992.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from box.
Includes 7 previously unreleased selections.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Colin Escott and interview with King (71 p. : ill.) included.
Formatted Contents Note:
1949-1966. Miss Martha King. She's dynamite. Three o'clock blues. Please love me. You upset me, baby. Everyday I have the blues. Rock me, baby. Recession blues. Don't get around much anymore. I'm gonna sit in 'til you give in. Blues at midnight. Sneakin' around. My baby's comin' home. Slowly losing my mind. How blue can you get. Rockin' awhile. Help the poor. Stop leadin' me on. Never trust a woman. Sweet little angel. All over again. Sloppy drunk. Don't answer the door, parts one and two. I done got wise. Think it over. Gambler's blues -- 1966-1969. Goin' down slow. Tired of your jive. Sweet sixteen, parts one and two. Paying the cost to be the boss. I'm gonna do what they do to me. Lucille. Watch yourself. You put it on me. Get myself somebody. I want you so bad. Why I sing the blues. Get off my back, woman. Please accept my love. Fools get wise. No good. So excited -- 1969-1975. The thrill is gone. Confessin' the blues. Nobody loves me but my mother. Hummingbird. Ask me no questions. Chains and things. Eyesight to the blind. Niji baby. Blue shadows. Ghetto woman. Ain't nobody home. I got some help I don't need (single edit). Five long years. To know you is to love you. I like to live the love. Don't make me pay for his mistakes -- 1976-1991. Let the good times roll. Don't you lie to me. Mother fuyer. Never make a move too soon. When it all comes down (I'll still be around). Better not look down. Caldonia. There must be a better world somewhere. Play with your poodle (solo). Darlin', you know I love you. Inflation blues. Make love to me. Into the night. Six silver strings. When loves comes to town. Right time, wrong place. Many miles travelled. I'm moving on. Since I met you, baby.
Participant or Performer Note:
B.B. King, vocals and guitar ; with assisting instrumentalists and vocalists.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded May or June 1949-Dec. 1991.
Subject: Guitar music (Blues)
Blues (Music) > 1991-2000
Blues (Music) > 1981-1990
Blues (Music) > 1971-1980
Blues (Music) > 1961-1970
Blues (Music) > 1951-1960
Blues (Music) > 1941-1950
Gayton, Johnny B.
  Daisley, Bob.
Lee, Will
  Eyre, Tommy
Moore, Gary, 1952-2011
  Hull, Bunny
Pinkston, Valerie
  Brown, Paulette.
Castro, Lenny
  Adams, Arthur, guitarist
Landau, Michael, guitarist
  Washington, Freddie (Ready Freddie)
Keltner, Jim
  Larsen, Neil, 1948-
Tiven, Sally.
  Mizelle, Cindy
Fisher, Lisa.
  Tiven, Jon.
Griffin, Paul, 1937-2000
  Calhoun, Will
Hill, Michael, 1952-
  Smith, Willie, 1897-1973
Hutchenson, James B.
  McMurray, David
Hey, Jerry
  Dobkin, Debra
Aronoff, Kenny
  Jacobs, Ron.
Raitt, Bonnie
  Duncan, Helen.
Duncan, Phyllis.
  Russell, Rebecca Evans.
Mullen, Larry
  Clayton, Adam
Edge (Musician), 1961-
  Bono, 1960-
Dixon, Luther.
  Mullen, Paul.
Ferrer, Julio.
  Seidman, Nathaniel.
Covington, Willie.
  Dermer, Lawrence.
Caldwell, Bobby.
  Cook, Jim.
Hobbs, John, pianist
  Watson, Steve.
Stubenhaus, Neil
  Kerber, Randy
Greene, Ed.
  Chiasson, Warren.
Jackson, Oliver.
  Holley, Major
Cobb, Arnett, 1918-
  Bolden, James.
Shaw, Woody
  Miller, Charles.
Reed, Waymon.
  Cuber, Ronnie.
Newman, David, 1933-2009
  Crawford, Hank, 1934-
McCraken, Hugh.
  Bascomb, Wilbur
Purdie, Bernard
  John, Dr., 1941-
Da Costa, Paulinho, 1948-
  Waters, Oren
Grant, Gary, trumpeter
  Redmond, Jack.
Hutchcroft, Kim
  Waters, Owen.
Willard, Maxine
  Waters, Luther, vocalist
Waters, Julia, vocalist
  Herbig, Gary
McGettrick, Kurt.
  Quitman, Dennis.
Bohanon, George, 1937-
  Finley, Chuck.
Madaio, Steve
  Hooper, Stix
Bautista, Roland.
  Parks, Dean
Gadson, James
  Popwell, Robert.
Felder, Wilton
  Sample, Joe
Brown, Eddie
  Edwards, Scott, bassist
Turner, Joe, 1911-1985
  Burke, Sonny.
Barron, Ronnie
  Ritenour, Lee
Watts, Ernie
  Jackson, Fred.
Forrest, Jimmy.
  Poper, Roy.
Aarons, Al, 1932-
  Jones, Jon.
Vasconcelos, Nana.
  Cook, John Willie.
Blackman, Phil.
  Sherard, Steve.
LaLanne, Lonny.
  Emphery, Calep.
Gill, Leonard.
  Synigal, Edgar.
Owens, Calvin.
  Starks, John.
Potier, Harold.
  Villery, Louis.
Aikels, Rudy.
  Parker, Ray, 1954-
Jones, Johnny.
  Anderson, Robert.
Toney, James
  Richardson, Jerome
Holloway, Red
  Young, Snooky
Brashear, Oscar, 1944-
  Powell, Benny
Brown, Garnett, 1936-
  Bland, Bobby
Burton, Joseph.
  Hopkins, Milton.
Walker, Cato.
  Hardesty, Herb.
Wonder, Stevie
  Jackson, Wayne, 1941-
Love, Andrew, 1942-
  Kersey, Ron.
Crawford, Dave Max
  Washington, Larry
Chambers, Roland, guitarist
  Harris, Norman.
Baker, Ronnie.
  Young, Earl
Owens, Frank
  Levy, Ron
Jemmott, Jerry
  Freeman, William.
Dupree, Cornell
  Sanborn, David.
Johnson, Howard, 1941-
  Hubert, Louis.
Lawrence, Trevor (Trevor Anthony)
  Dinwiddie, Gene.
Forte, Bobby.
  Royal, Ernie
Rowe, Edward.
  Morin, Bob.
Harris, Paul, musician
  Hall, Carl.
Thomas, Tasha
  Armstead, Joshie.
Ragavoy, Doctor.
  Spinozza, David
Keys, Bobby
  Starr, Ringo
Price, Jim (Vocalist)
  Voormann, Klaus.
Urbine, John.
  Turbington, Earl.
Browning, John.
  Burron, Joseph.
Freeman, Wilton.
  King, Carole, 1942-
Kunkel, Russ
  Garofolo, Bryan.
Walsh, Joe
  Russell, Leon.
Lovelle, Herb
  Patillo, Val.
Gatling, Lee
  Williams, Patrick.
Bowels, Charles.
  Allen, David, blues musician.
Glenn, Lloyd
  Board, Johnny.
Burdine, Lawrence.
  Davis, Pluma.
Boozier, Henry.
  Dotson, Hobart
Sands, Kenneth.
  Satterfield, Louis.
Hubert, Barney.
  Jethro, Duke.
Lauchie, Leo.
  Brooks, Charles.
Freeman, Sonny
  Slater, Vernon.
Adams, Carl.
  Hamilton, Ralph.
Green, William Ernest, 1925-
  Mills, Jackie, 1922-
Henderson, Jimmy.
  Hendrickson, Al
Callender, Red
  Rowles, Jimmie
Clark, Mahlon.
  Hood, Bill, 1924-
Myers, Bumps, 1912-1968.
  Webster, Ben, 1909-1973
Pederson, Tommy.
  Ulyate, Lloyd.
Noel, Dick.
  Tizol, Juan, 1900-1984
Porter, Jake.
  Porcino, Al
Linn, Ray.
  Candoli, Conte, 1927-2001
Hubert, Lewis.
  Sailes, Jesse.
Grant, Jewell L.
  Davis, Maxwell
Curry, Ted.
  Lee, Millard.
Walker, James, flutist
  Harvey, Bill, saxophonist
Coleman, George
  Forrest, Earl.
Ace, Johnny
  Sanders, Richard.
Jett, Sammie.
  Branch, Ben.
Newborn, Calvin
  Newborn, Phineas, Sr.
Green, Tuff.
  Newborn, Phineas
U2 (Musical group)
  Memphis Horns

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