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B.B. King - Live At The Apollo (1991)  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 16, 2016
B.B. King - Live At The Apollo (1991)

B.B. King - Live At The Apollo (1991)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 318 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 141 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: GRP | # GRD-9637 | Time: 00:44:31

Live at the Apollo is a Blues album by B.B. King and the Phillip Morris "Super Band" recorded at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. It was awarded the 1992 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.
B.B. King & Bobby Bland - Together For The First Time...Live (1974)

B.B. King & Bobby Bland - Together For The First Time…Live (1974)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 404 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 196 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues, Texas Blues, R&B | Label: MCA | # MCAD-4160 | Time: 01:08:41

Onetime rivals for R&B supremacy, the two blues greats hit the road together in the Seventies, where they soon discovered how well their styles complemented one another while bantering with expert comic timing. "Nothing is planned tonight," King announces early in this hour-long set, and whether or not that was true there's a spontaneous but never sloppy spark. It's instructive and exciting to hear King's guitar supporting another vocalist, particularly a master such as Bland.

B.B. King - To Know You Is To Love You (1973) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 26, 2017
B.B. King - To Know You Is To Love You (1973) [Re-Up]

B.B. King - To Know You Is To Love You (1973)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 220 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 116 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Blues, Soul Blues, R&B | Label: MCA | # 110 414-2 (MCD10414 / MCAD10414) | 00:40:23

The combination of King and the well-oiled Philly rhythm section that powered hits by the O'Jays, Spinners, and Stylistics proved a surprisingly adroit one. Two huge hits came from this album, the Stevie Wonder/Syreeta Wright-penend title track and "I Like to Live the Love," both of them intriguing updates of King's tried-and-true style.

B.B. King - The Blues (1958)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 16, 2016
B.B. King - The Blues (1958)

B.B. King - The Blues (1958)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2006 | P-Vine Records, PCD-4369 | ~ 133 or 92 Mb | Scans Included
Blues / Electric Blues

Originally released in 1958 by the budget-priced Crown label, The Blues collected a dozen sides B.B. King cut for RPM and Kent between 1951 and 1958…

B.B. King - The Best Of B.B. King (1973)  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 4, 2016
B.B. King - The Best Of B.B. King (1973)

B.B. King - The Best Of B.B. King (1973)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 268 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 128 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues, R&B | Label: MCA | # DMSL 1612 | Time: 00:40:32

True, this 1973 vintage best-of album covers a ridiculously slim wedge of time in the blues king's long career. Yet this period was quite significant, for it marks the crest of B.B. King's initial entry into the pop music mass market – and this album surfs succinctly, if not comprehensively, over the high points of his turn-of-the-decade winning streak. There's a potent slice of King's triumphant Live at Cook County – one of his sassiest "How Blue Can You Get?" on records – the huge hit "The Thrill Is Gone" extracts from his surprisingly pleasing early excursions into pop/rock territory on In London and Indianola Mississippi Seeds, and plenty of flavorful electric blues ("Sweet Sixteen," "Why I Sing the Blues") at full length. There are some quirks – "Caldonia" is shortened because one of the unnamed participants on the session demanded the cut, and the "compatible stereo/quad" sound on the LP has some details drastically mixed down when it's played back in ordinary stereo.
B.B.King - Live In Cook County Jail & Live At The Regal (1995)

B.B.King - Live In Cook County Jail & Live At The Regal (1995)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2CD | MCA Records, MCD 33007 | ~ 399 or 174 Mb | Scans(png) -> 93 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

B.B. King has cut a lot of albums since the success of Live at the Regal. And, like the live shows they document, none of them are any less than solid and professional, hallmarks of King's work aesthetic. But every so often B.B. truly catches fire; his playing and singing comes up an extra notch or two, and the result is a live album with some real sparks to it. Live in Cook County Jail is one of those great concerts that the record company was smart enough to be there to capture, documenting B.B. firing on all cylinders in front of an audience that's just damn happy for him to be there…

B.B. King - Spotlight On Lucille (1986) Reissue 1991  Music

Posted by Designol at April 24, 2015
B.B. King - Spotlight On Lucille (1986) Reissue 1991

B.B. King - Spotlight On Lucille (1986)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 294 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 118 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Electric Blues, Soul-Blues, Memphis Blues | Label: Flair/Virgin America | # 0777 7 86231 2 0 | Time: 00:43:01

B.B. King is the most influential guitarist in the instrument's electric history. His string-bending, vibrato, and phrasing are the raw material that players as diverse as Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Pink Floyd's David Gilmour have spun into their own epic solos. This CD draws on King's '60s efforts for the defunct Kent label, tapping rarely heard instrumental tracks to present a crash course in his unique fusion of country blues, the single-string soloing perfected by Lonnie Johnson, and the swinging phrasing of jazz guitar pioneers like Charlie Christian and Django Reinhardt. Tunes like "Slidin' and Glidin'" and "Calypso Jazz" are tickets to blues heaven.

B.B. King - B.B. King Live (2008) Re-up  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at March 31, 2011
B.B. King - B.B. King Live (2008) Re-up

B.B. King - B.B. King Live (2008)
DVD9 | Video: NTSC 720x480 (16:9) | Audio: DD 5.1, 2.0 | 7.4 Gb | Time: 01:52:45 + 14:36
Geffen Records/Universal Music | 06025175310709
Blues, R&B

Legendary bluesman B.B.King's glittering career has seen him lauded as one of the all-time greats of the genre. This program presents a chance to see King performing live, with footage taken from two nights–one in Memphis, the other in Nashville–of sessions at his own clubs. King performs with a full backing band as he delights his audience with renditions of classic tracks such as "When Love Comes to Town," "The Thrill is Gone," and "Ain't That Just Like a Woman.".

B.B. King & Friends - 80 (2005) Repost  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 25, 2017
B.B. King & Friends - 80 (2005) Repost

B.B. King & Friends - 80 (2005)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Geffen, B0005263-02 | ~ 347 or 129 Mb | Scans(png) -> 44 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

Released the week of B.B. King's 80th birthday, 80 is a star-studded duets album, the first B.B. released since 1997's Deuces Wild. It was recorded in a variety of locations in the spring of 2005 and features a variety of guest artists, ranging from the familiar (Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Bobby Bland) to the unsurprising (Billy Gibbons, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Sheryl Crow) to the frankly bewildering (John Mayer, Daryl Hall, Gloria Estefan)…

B.B. King - Makin' Love Is Good For You (2000)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 24, 2017
B.B. King - Makin' Love Is Good For You (2000)

B.B. King - Makin' Love Is Good For You (2000)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
MCA, 088 112 241-2 | ~ 391 or 130 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 41 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

Over the years, the music world has seen its share of over-70 singers who kept performing even though they didn't have much of a voice left: Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra are among the names that come to mind. But when B.B. King entered his 70s, the veteran blues singer/guitarist could still belt it out with confidence, and he does exactly that on Makin' Love Is Good for You, which was recorded when King was 74…