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Rhythm Highways (Music)

Thu May 28th 2015 5.00am–7.00am

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Time zone: central


The Crusaders “Better Not Look Down”
from Royal Jam (MCA 1982) —Recorded Live at the Royal Festival Hall in London and featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - oh, and B.B. King on 6 of the 12 songs! B.B. worked quite a bit with the fellas from The Crusaders during the late '70s and through much of the '80s.


Calvin Owens “Hot Burning Fever (feat. B. B. King)”
from True Blue (Remixed & Remastered) (Sawdust Alley Records 2005) —Owen's 1st gigged with B.B. King in 1953 (B.B. is playing guitar, here), and later on was B.B.'s music director from 1978 - 1984, 200 nights a year!


Jimmy Smith “Three O'clock Blues”
from Dot Com Blues (Verve Music Group 2000) —Organ master meets blues master - Jimmy and B.B. This album was recorded in 2000, and is one of Jimmy Smith's finest late-period recording. It really is a very fine album!


Kenny Wayne Shepherd “The Thrill Is Gone (with B.B. King)”
from 10 Days Out (Blues from the Backroads) [Audio Version] (Reprise 2006) —Of the 15 bluesmen featured on this CD/DVD set, only 4 are still with us (and Buddy Flett almost left us.) Recorded around 3 A.M. on June 12th, 2004 (KWS's birthday!)


Gary Moore “Since I Met You Baby”
from After Hours (Virgin 1992) —A very cool up-tempo arrangement of this old standard, featuring B.B. on vocals and on guitar.


Larry Carlton “Blues for T.J.”
from Collection (grp 1990) —Written by Carlton and King, this instrumental features both guitarist playing for keeps. This was origianlly released on Carlton's "Friends" album.


Arthur Adams “Get You Next To Me”
from Back On Track (Blind Pig Records 1999) —B.B. King guesting on vocals and on guitar. Adams used to perform regularly at B.B.'s Los Angeles blues club.


B.B. King “Don't Answer the Door”
from Blues Is King (MCA 2002) —For my money, this 1967 small club live recording is my personal favorite of B.B.'s many live albums. Recorded in Chicago on November 5th, 1966.


Robert Lockwood Jr. “I Got To Find Me A Woman” (Verve 1998) —B.B. helps out his old friend Robert Lockwood here, laying in plenty of his trademark tasty guitar. One tune, 2 masters at work.


Elvin Bishop “Keep A Dollar In Your Pocket”
from The Blues Rolls On (Delta Groove 2008) —B.B. visits a bit with Elvin, then plays guitar behind E on this great tune associated with Roy Milton.


Albert Collins “Frosty”
from Collins Mix (virgin records 1993) —This re-recording of Collins' 1962 classic instrumental features nice give and take between Albert and his guest - Mr. B.B. King!


Bobby "Blue" Bland “Let The Good Times Roll”
from The Anthology (MCA 2001) —This duet was recorded in 1976, and was originally released as an ABC-Impulse single. Personally, I think both B.B. and Bobby were having a very good time - and remember, both men had deep, deep Memphis roots.


Etta James “Something's Got A Hold On Me”
from Live And In The Studio (Golden Stars 2009) —This was recorded at a live date in Los Angeles in 1987, with B.B. playing guitar behind Etta right here.


Branford Marsalis “B.B.'s Blues”
from i heard you twice the first time (Columbia www.columbiarecords.com 1992) —This long, powerful number was co-written by B.B. King and Branford Marsalis. B.B.'s playing guitar, Branford's playing Alto sax.


Ray Charles “Sinner's Prayer”
from Genius Loves Company (Concord Records 2004) —A Lowell Fulson-Lloyd Glenn tune, featuring Brother Ray and B.B. in a studio session from July of 2003.


Dr. John “Hen Layin' Rooster”
from N'Awlinz Dis Dat Or D'Udda (EMI 2004) —This tune features B.B. singing a couple verses, and it also feature's Gatemouth Brown. Earl Palmer's on drums.


Otis Spann “It Must Have Been the Devil”
from Ebony And Ivory Blues (Blues Boulevard Records 2012) —Recorded in 1954 (supposedly) after an all night long party, with B.B. on guitar. Muddy Waters is also on this cut.


Sonny Boy Williamson “From The Bottom”
from Goin' In Your Direction (Alligator Performing 1994) —Rice Miller here, recorded in Jackson, Mississippi in 1954. B.B. King is playing guitar on this cut.


B.B. King “Miss Martha King”
from Bullet Records Blues (Blue Label/SPV 2007) —This was the A-side of B.B.'s 1st single, cut in Nashville for Bullet Records in 1949 when he was 23-24 years old. Tuff Green's band is heard, and B.B. was still a DJ at WDIA radio at that time.

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