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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
Sweet sixteen / Riley B. King and Joe Josea.
Gambler's blues / B.B. King Johnny Pate.
Sweet little angel / Riley B. King and Jules Taub.
So excited / B.B. King and Gerald Jemmot.
Dotson, Hobart.
Daniel, Willard.
Fools get wise / B.B. King.
Get myself somebody / B.B. King and Maya Angelou.
You put it on me / Quincy Jones and Maya Angelou.
I'm gonna do what they do to me / B.B. King.
No good / B.B. King and Ferdinand Washington.
Please accept my love / B. B. King and Saul Bihari.
Get off my back woman / B.B. King and Ferdinand Washington.
Why I sing the blues / B.B. King and Dave Clark.
I want you so bad / B.B. King.
Watch yourself / Walter Jacobs.
Paying the cost to be the boss / B.B. King.
Lucille / B.B. King.
Tired of your jive / Janet Despenza and Johnny Pate.
Going down slow / James B. Oden.
Don't make me pay for his mistakes / Miles Grayson and Bobby Lexing.
I got some help I don't need / B.B. King and Dave Clark.
Blue shadows / Lloyd C. Glenn.
Niji baby / B.B. King.
Chains and things / B.B. King and Dave Clark.
Ask me no questions / Words by Marilyn and Alan Bergman, Music by Henry Mancini.
Confessin' the blues / Walter Jacobs.
I like to live the love / Dave Crawford and Charles Mann.
To know you is to love you / Stevie Wonder and Syretta Wright.
Five long years / Eddie Boyd.
Ain't nobody home / Jerry Ragavoy.
Ghetto woman / B. B. King and Dave Clark.
Eyesight to the blind / Sonny Boy Williamson.
Hummingbird / Leon Russell.
Nobody loves me but my mother / B.B. King.
The thrill is gone / Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell.
Many miles travelled / Vernon Reid, Sally Tiven and Jon Tiven.
Right time, wrong place / Mac Rebenack.
Six silver strings / Luther Dixon and Dave Crawford.
Inflation blues / Louis Jordan, Tommy Southern and Allegretto Alexander.
Play with your poodle / Sam Hopkins.
Caldonia / Claude Moine and Fleecie Moore.
Better not look down / Joe Sample and Will Jennings.
Don't you lie to me (I get evil) / Hudson Whittaker.
Since I met you baby / Ivory Joe Hunter.
I'm moving on / Joe Sample and Will Jennings.
When love comes to town / Words by Bono ; music by U2.
Into the night / Ira Newborn.
Make love to me / Words by Bill Norvas and Allan Copeland; music by Leon Roppolo, Paul Mares, Benny Pollack, George Brunies, Mel Stitzel and Walter Melrose.
Darlin', you know I love you / B.B. King and Jules Bihari.
There must be a better world somewhere / Doc Pomus and Mac Rebennack.
When it all comes down (I'll still be around) / Joe Sample and Will Jennings.
Never make a move too soon / Norbert "Stix" Hooper and Will Jennings.
Mother Fuyer.
Let the good times roll / Sam Theard and Fleecie Moore.
I done got wise / B.B. King.
Don't answer the door, parts one and two / James F. Johnson.
Stop leadin' me on / Granger Hunt.
Help the poor / Charlie Singleton.
Rockin' a while / B.B. King.
Slowly losing my mind / B.B. King and Ferdinand "Fats" Washington.
Recession blues / B.B. King.
She's dynamite / B.B. King.
Miss Martha King / B.B. King.
Think it over / B.B. King.
Sloppy drunk blues / Bogan.
All over again / B.B. King and Carl B. Adams.
How blue can you get / Leonard Feather and Jane Feather.
My baby's comin' home / B.B. King and Ferdinand "Fats" Washington.
Sneakin' around / Jessie Mae Robinson.
Blues at midnight / Ivory Joe Hunter.
Don't get around much anymore / Music by Duke Ellington ; words by Bob Russell.
Rock me baby / Riley B. King and Joe Josea.
Every day I have the blues / Peter Chatman.
You upset me baby / B. B. King and Jules Bihari.
Please love me / B.B. King and Jules Bihari.
Three o'clock blues / Riley B. King and Jules Taub.

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