The Blues King's Best

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All Music Guide
The 2012 two-disc anthology The Blues King's Best compiles many of legendary guitarist B.B. King's recordings. The first disc features studio recordings from 1949 to 1960 and the second disc showcases live recordings from various dates over the years -- some well past 1960. Included are such stellar studio recordings as "B.B. Boogie," "Please Love Me," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "The Thrill Is Gone," "How Blue Can You Get?," and many others. This a solid collection that works well as a thorough overview of King's long career.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
The 2012 two-disc anthology The Blues King's Best compiles many of legendary guitarist B.B. King's recordings. The first disc features studio recordings from 1949 to 1960 and the second disc showcases live recordings from various dates over the years -- some well past 1960. Included are such stellar studio recordings as "B.B. Boogie," "Please Love Me," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "The Thrill Is Gone," "How Blue Can You Get?," and many others. This a solid collection that works well as a thorough overview of King's long career.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/15/2013
  • Label: Cleopatra
  • UPC: 741157929522
  • Catalog Number: 9295
  • Sales rank: 222,391

Album Credits

Performance Credits
B.B. King Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Lloyd Glenn Piano
Ben Branch Saxophone
David Campbell Piano
Phineas Newborn Jr. Piano
Glen Ricketts Drums
Raz Roseby Bass
Sonny Boy Williamson [II] Harmonica, Vocals
Tuff Green Bass
Solomon Hardy Tenor Saxophone
E.A. Kemp Drums
Ford Nelson Piano
J.P. Luper Saxophone
James Walker Bass
Sammie Jett Trombone
Nathan Woodward Trumpet
Carl "Wimpy" Jones Rhythm Guitar
Phineas Newborn Sr. Drums
Technical Credits
Memphis Slim Composer
Jesse Belvin Composer
Archie Brownlee Composer
B.B. King Composer
Joe Bihari Composer
Saul Bihari Composer
Robert Petway Composer
Traditional Composer
W. Williamson Composer
J. Feather Composer
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