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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, B.B. King, George Benson, Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, Dr. John, John […]

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 […]

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”

MCA publish B. B. King’s album : ‘There Must Be a Better World…

B. B. King’s ‘There Must Be a Better World Somewhere’ is an album fully written and produced by Dr.John and released in January 1981 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.The Victim (Dr. John, Doc Pomus) – 06:18 . 2.More, More, More (Jay Hirsh, Hugh Mccracken) – 04:39 . 3.You’Re Going With Me (Dr. John, Doc […]

B.B. King records ‘Live at the Regal’ at the Regal Theater in…

B.B. King’s ‘Live at the Regal’ is a live album recorded on November 21, 1964 at the Regal Theater in Chicago and released in 1965 By Abc. Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues (Memphis Slim) – 02:38 . 2.Sweet Little Angel (Riley King, Jules Taub) – 04:12 . 3.It’S My Own Fault […]

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 . […]