B.B. King’s ‘One Kind Favor’ is his twenty fourth studio album produced by T-Bone Burnett and released on August 26, 2008 by Geffen Records.
Track listing : 1.See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson) – 04:49 . 2.I Get So Weary (T-Bone Walker) – 04:17 . 3.Get These Blues Off Me (Lee Vida Walker) – 04:30 . 4.How Many More Years (Chester Burnett) – 03:10 . 5.Waiting for Your Call (Oscar Lollie) – 06:02 . 6.My Love Is Down (Lonnie Johnson) – 05:25 . 7.The World Is Gone Wrong (Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon) – 04:24 . 8.Blues Before Sunrise (John Lee Hooker) – 04:21 . 9.Midnight Blues (John Willie Shifty Henry) – 03:49 . 10.Backwater Blues (Big Bill Broonzy) – 07:36 . 11.Sitting on Top of the World (Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon) – 03:41 . 12.Tomorrow Night (Sam Coslow and Will Grosz) – 05:00 .
Musicians : B.B. King – Vocals, Guitar . Dr. John – Piano . Nathan East – Double Bass . Mike Elizondo – Electric Bass, Double Bass . Jim Keltner- Drums, Percussion . Jay Bellerose – Drums, Percussion . Eugene “Snooky” Young – Trumpet . Ricky Woodard – Tenor Sax . Ernie Fields, Jr. – Baritone Saxophone . Jeffrey Clayton – Alto Saxophone . Neil Larsen – Hammond Organ . Darrell Leonard – Trumpet . Ira Nepus – Trombone . Charles Owens Ii – Tenor Saxophone . Johnny Lee Schell – Guitar .
Production Produced by T-Bone Burnett . Geoff Muldaur – Arranger . Mike Piersante – Engineer, Mixing . Jason Wormer – Engineer . Emile Kelman – Assistant Engineer . Vanessa Parr – Assistant Engineer . Jason Warner – Assistant Engineer . Gavin Lurssen – Mastering .
Package : Kevin Reagan – Design . Kevin Westenberg – Photography .
Recorded in 2008 .
Released on August 26, 2008 by Geffen Records.
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