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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
On this release, King comes close to equaling his past triumphs on small independent labels in the '50s and '60s. He's ditched the psuedo-hip production fodder and cut a 12-song set matching him with blues peers. His duets with Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, and Albert Collins are especially worthy, while the songs with Koko Taylor, Ruth Brown, and Irma Thomas have some good-natured banter and exchanges, as well as tasty vocals. The master gives willing pupils Joe Louis Walker and Robert Cray valuable lessons on their collaborations. There's also a medley in which King invokes the spirit of his chitlin circuit days, taking the vocal spotlight while his Orchestra roars along ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
On this release, King comes close to equaling his past triumphs on small independent labels in the '50s and '60s. He's ditched the psuedo-hip production fodder and cut a 12-song set matching him with blues peers. His duets with Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, and Albert Collins are especially worthy, while the songs with Koko Taylor, Ruth Brown, and Irma Thomas have some good-natured banter and exchanges, as well as tasty vocals. The master gives willing pupils Joe Louis Walker and Robert Cray valuable lessons on their collaborations. There's also a medley in which King invokes the spirit of his chitlin circuit days, taking the vocal spotlight while his Orchestra roars along underneath.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/22/1993
  • Label: Mca
  • UPC: 008811071028
  • Catalog Number: 10710
  • Sales rank: 46,617

Album Credits

Performance Credits
B.B. King Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Robert Cray Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Lowell Fulson Track Performer
Buddy Guy Track Performer
John Lee Hooker Guitar, Vocals
Etta James Track Performer
Koko Taylor Track Performer
Joe Louis Walker Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Katie Webster Track Performer
Lee Allen Tenor Saxophone
Irma Thomas Track Performer
Ruth Brown Track Performer
Kim Wilson Harmonica
James Bolden Trumpet
Ben Cauley Trumpet
Tony Coleman Percussion
Richard Cousins Bass
Tim Devine Horn
Walter King Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Jeff Lewis Horn
Henry Oden Bass
Antoine Salley Percussion
James Toney Keyboards
Randy Waldman Synthesizer
Maxine Willard Waters Background Vocals
Nancy Wright Saxophone
Mike Eppley Keyboards
Jim Pugh Keyboards
Technical Credits
Eric Thompson Engineer
Vincent Cirilli Engineer
Denny Diante Producer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Tom Harding Engineer
Walter King Director, Horn Arrangements
Andy McKaie Liner Notes
Jeff Powell Engineer
Sidney Seidenberg Executive Producer
Dennis Walker Producer
Gil Morales Engineer
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