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 & Eric Clapton - Riding With The King (2000) REPOST

B.B. King & Eric Clapton - Riding With The King (2000)
Blues Rock | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Reprise, 9362-47612-2 | rel: 2000 | 550Mb

The potential for a collaboration between B.B. King and Eric Clapton is enormous, of course, and the real questions concern how it is organized and executed. This first recorded pairing between the 74-year-old King and the 55-year-old Clapton was put together in the most obvious way: Clapton arranged the session using many of his regular musicians, picked the songs, and co-produced with his partner Simon Climie.

B.B. King - To Know You Is To Love You (1973) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 26, 2017
B.B. King - To Know You Is To Love You (1973) [Re-Up]

B.B. King - To Know You Is To Love You (1973)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 220 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 116 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Blues, Soul Blues, R&B | Label: MCA | # 110 414-2 (MCD10414 / MCAD10414) | 00:40:23

The combination of King and the well-oiled Philly rhythm section that powered hits by the O'Jays, Spinners, and Stylistics proved a surprisingly adroit one. Two huge hits came from this album, the Stevie Wonder/Syreeta Wright-penend title track and "I Like to Live the Love," both of them intriguing updates of King's tried-and-true style.

B.B. King & Friends - 80 (2005) Repost  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 25, 2017
B.B. King & Friends - 80 (2005) Repost

B.B. King & Friends - 80 (2005)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Geffen, B0005263-02 | ~ 347 or 129 Mb | Scans(png) -> 44 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

Released the week of B.B. King's 80th birthday, 80 is a star-studded duets album, the first B.B. released since 1997's Deuces Wild. It was recorded in a variety of locations in the spring of 2005 and features a variety of guest artists, ranging from the familiar (Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Bobby Bland) to the unsurprising (Billy Gibbons, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Sheryl Crow) to the frankly bewildering (John Mayer, Daryl Hall, Gloria Estefan)…

B.B. King - Makin' Love Is Good For You (2000)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 24, 2017
B.B. King - Makin' Love Is Good For You (2000)

B.B. King - Makin' Love Is Good For You (2000)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
MCA, 088 112 241-2 | ~ 391 or 130 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 41 Mb
Blues / Electric Blues

Over the years, the music world has seen its share of over-70 singers who kept performing even though they didn't have much of a voice left: Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra are among the names that come to mind. But when B.B. King entered his 70s, the veteran blues singer/guitarist could still belt it out with confidence, and he does exactly that on Makin' Love Is Good for You, which was recorded when King was 74…

B.B. King - Deuces Wild (1997)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Jan. 23, 2017
B.B. King - Deuces Wild (1997)

B.B. King - Deuces Wild (1997)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
MCA Records, MCAD-11711 | ~ 409 or 145 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 73 Mb
Blues / R & B

In theory, a B.B. King album featuring 13 duets with a variety of different artists could be spectacular, but Deuces Wild feels like it was conceived with the bottom line in mind. Instead of choosing artists who would complement B.B., the producers assembled a lineup that would appeal to a broad audience, from old blues fans and rockers to contemporary country, urban R&B, and hip-hop fans…

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'…