B.b. King Completely Well

B.B. King - Completely Well (1969)  

Posted by Designol at May 18, 2015
B.B. King - Completely Well (1969)

B.B. King - Completely Well (1969)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 357 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 146 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: MCA | # MCAD-11768 | Time: 00:50:04

Completely Well was B.B. King's breakthrough album in 1969, which finally got him the long-deserved acclaim that was no less than his due. It contained his signature number, "The Thrill Is Gone," and eight other tunes, six of them emanating from King's pen, usually in a co-writing situation. Hardliners point to the horn charts and the overdubbed strings as the beginning of the end of King's old style that so identifiably earmarked his early sides for the Bihari Brothers and his later tracks for ABC, but this is truly the album that made the world sit up and take notice of B.B. King. The plus points include loose arrangements and a small combo behind him that never dwarfs the proceedings or gets in the way. King, for his part, sounds like he's having a ball, playing and singing at peak power. This is certainly not the place to start your B.B. King collection, but it's a nice stop along the way before you finish it.

B.B. King - Live & Well (1969) Reissue 1994  

Posted by Designol at May 16, 2015
B.B. King - Live & Well (1969) Reissue 1994

B.B. King - Live & Well (1969) Reissue 1994
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 330 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 137 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: BGO | # BGOCD 233 | Time: 00:47:54

R.I.P. Mr. B.B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015)

Although Live & Well wasn't a landmark album in the sense of Live at the Regal, it was a significant commercial breakthrough for King, as it was the first of his LPs to enter the Top 100. That may have been because recognition from rock stars such as Eric Clapton had finally boosted his exposure to the White pop audience, but it was a worthy recording on its own merits, divided evenly between live and studio material. King's always recorded well as a live act, and it's the concert tracks that shine brightest, although the studio ones (cut with assistance from studio musicians like Al Kooper and Hugh McCracken) aren't bad.
B.B. King: 12 Albums Mini LP SHM-CD Collection (1965-1978) [2012, Universal Music, UICY-94836~47] Re-up

B.B. King: 12 Albums Mini LP SHM-CD Collection (1965-1978)
EAC Rip | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Geffen Records / Universal Music Japan, UICY-94836~47 | ~ 3826 or 1691 Mb
Scans(Jpg) Included | Scans(Png) -> 2382 Mb
Blues / Jazz / Soul

Universally hailed as the reigning king of the blues, the legendary B.B. King is without a doubt the single most important electric guitarist of the last half century…

B.B. King - King Of The Blues: 1989 (1988)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 17, 2017
B.B. King - King Of The Blues: 1989 (1988)

B.B. King - King Of The Blues: 1989 (1988)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
MCA Records, MCD 06038 | ~ 328 or 121 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 40 Mb
Blues / R & B

Over-glossed R&B tracks, heavy doses of keyboards and drum programming are an ideal way to make albums for the pop charts, but for B.B. King, they are tools of disaster. Lyrically and vocally the album holds up rather well. …

B.B. King - Introducing B.B. King (1987)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 9, 2017
B.B. King - Introducing B.B. King (1987)

B.B. King - Introducing B.B. King (1987)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
MCA Records, DMCB 8001 | ~ 272 or 99 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 35 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

American blues musician, singer and songwriter, born September 16, 1925 near Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States. He died in his sleep at May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States at 9:40 PM Pacific Time. B.B. is an abbrevation for 'Blues Boy'…

B.B. King - Six Silver Strings (1985)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 6, 2017
B.B. King - Six Silver Strings (1985)

B.B. King - Six Silver Strings (1985)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1990 | MCA, MCAD-5616 | ~ 207 or 80 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 26 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

For a recording fervently hyped as a special occasion – B.B. King's 50th album and all that – this one is surprisingly patchy in concept and erratic in execution…

B.B. King - Midnight Believer (1978)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 28, 2016
B.B. King - Midnight Believer (1978)

B.B. King - Midnight Believer (1978)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1990 | MCA, MCAD-27011 | ~ 168 or 79 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 25 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

Another collaboration that worked a lot better than one might have expected. King and the Crusaders blended in a marginally funky, contemporary style for the buoyant "Never Make Your Move Too Soon" and an uplifting "When It All Comes Down."…

B.B. King - Indianola Mississippi Seeds (1970)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 25, 2016
B.B. King - Indianola Mississippi Seeds (1970)

B.B. King - Indianola Mississippi Seeds (1970)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1995 | BGO, BGOCD237 | ~ 229 or 93 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 20 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

B.B. King hasn't made many better pop-flavored albums than this. Besides making Leon Russell's "Hummingbird" sound like his own composition, King showed that you can put the blues into any situation and make it work…

B.B. King - Lucille (1968) [MFSL UDCD 659]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 23, 2016
B.B. King - Lucille (1968) [MFSL UDCD 659]

B.B. King - Lucille (1968)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1996 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 659 | ~ 249 or 95 Mb | Scans Included
Blues / Electric Blues

A decent but short (nine songs) late '60s set, with somewhat sparser production than he'd employ with the beefier arrangements of the "Thrill Is Gone" era…

B.B. King - Blues On Top Of The Blues (1968)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 21, 2016
B.B. King - Blues On Top Of The Blues (1968)

B.B. King - Blues On Top Of The Blues (1968)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | BGO Records, BGOCD69 | ~ 187 or 75 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 21 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

This isn't his most well-known stuff, but it's a very solid late '60s set. Featuring brassy arrangements by Johnny Pate (who also worked with many prominent Chicago soul acts during the '60s), it presents King's sound at its fullest without sacrificing any of his grit or sophisticated swing…