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B. B. King

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Blues is central to the repertoire of Eric Clapton whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW. So we looked for and found twelve (videographed) occasions where Eric plays live with one (or more) of his blues masters or colleagues. They are Buddy Guy, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, B.B. King, George Benson, Muddy Waters, Otis […]

We remember T Bone Walker. ‘T-Bone Walked’

This day (March 16, 1975), in Los Angeles, California, died Aaron Thibeaux ‘T-Bone’ Walker, an American blues guitarist and singer. Tracklist : w/ The Aces, Lafayette Leake And Chuck Berry – Everyday I Have The Blues (1972) . Don’T Throw Your Love On Me (1962) . Call Me When You Need Me (1963) . Goin’ […]

Singing With David Gilmour

David Gilmour whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Ben Watt, Mica Paris, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jeff Beck, John Martyn, B.B. King, Tom Jones, David Bowie, Seal, Kate Bush , Paul Mccartney, Pete Townshend Here, they are […]

Happy Birthday David Gilmour. ‘Gilmour Toujours!’

This day (March 6, 1946), in Cambridge, England, is born David Jon Gilmour, simply known as David Gilmour, English artist who became a member of Pink Floyd in replacement of Syd Barrett Tracklist : Remember a Day (w/ Pink Floyd, 1968) . Astronomy Domine (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Echoes (w/ Pink Floyd, Pompei) . […]

Happy Birthday Larry Carlton. ‘Mr.335 is 72’

This day (March 2, 1948), in Torrance, California, is born Larry Carlton, an American guitarist. Tracklist : She’s Out of My Life (2019) . w/ Ron King Big Band – Friday Night Shuffle (2018) . Cold Duck Time (2016) . Sleepwalk (2013) . Solo Guitar at the Iridium, N.Y. 2010 . Estival Jazz Lugano (2011) […]

Huey, Sting & the ‘All Star Session’ attend the 28th Grammy…

February 25, 1986 – Huey Lewis & The News, a-ha, Sting, Phil Collins plus an All-Star Jam Session gathering B.B. King, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan, Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie , Gerry Mulligan, David Sanborn and Buddy Rich plus Sarah Vaughan, Diana […]

Bob, Levon, k.d., B.B. et al pay tribute to Roy Orbison (1990)

February 24, 1990 – Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They all pay tribute […]

The White House turns ‘Blues’ (2012)

February 21, 2012 – B.B. King, Trombone Shorty, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Shemekia Copeland, Gary Clark Jr and Booker T Jones, they are all at the White House for the “Month Of Blues”

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer. Tracklist : Something’S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry – Rock N’ Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King – Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan – […]

This month In Blues Legends 03

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Big Joe Turner, Lucky Peterson. They are the “Blues Legends” performers selected among the 1124 Posts we […]

We remember Albert Collins. ‘The Iceman Killer’

This day (November 24, 1985), in Inglewood, California, died Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. a.k.a Big Joe Turner, an American blues shouter. Digest Tracklist : w/ B.B.King – Call It Stormy Monday . Iceman (1992) . w/ Robert Cray – The Dream (1991) . My Woman Has A Black Cat Bone . w/ Buddy Guy, Jeff […]

We remember Ruth Brown. ‘Queen Ruth n’ Blues’

This day (November 17, 2006), in Henderson, Nevada, died Ruth Brown, an American singer also known as Queen of R&B. Digest Tracklist : w/ B.B.King – Ain’t Nobody’s Business (1993) . w/ Bonnie Raitt – Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean (1993) . Snap Your Finger (1991) . Teardrops From My Eyes (1989) . Body […]

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett…

Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records. Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues) (Peter Chatman) – 03:38 . 3.Don’T Cry Baby (Saul Bernie, […]

Buddy Guy releases his twenty sixth album : ‘Living Proof’ (2010)

Buddy Guy’s ‘Living Proof’ is his twenty sixth (and his highest charting) studio album released on October 25, 2010 by Silvertone, Jive. Track Listing : 1.74 Years Young (Tom Hambridge, Gary Nicholson) – 04:34 . 2.Thank Me Someday (Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge) – 05:42 . 3.On The Road (Richard Fleming, Tom Hambridge) – 04:11 . […]