Celebrate 50 years of blues music with The King of Blues, B.B. King, as he performs his greatest hits live by request from his fans. Originally aired on the A&E Network on A&E's Live By Request, B.B. and special guest Jeff Beck electrify New York city with all-time favorites like "The Thrill Is Gone" and "Ill Survive."
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.
Live by Request finds Chicago celebrating their 35th anniversary with this live performance on the A&E television network. This unique show features bands performing songs that have been requested by fans who are able to call the show and make their requests live on the air. One of the most popular touring and recording acts in rock history, Chicago has been around the world a dozen times, but few concerts compare with a special 2002 show they performed in New York City. The band took the stage without a preplanned set list, instead allowing listeners across the United States to call in or email requests. Celebrating 35 years of making music, Chicago performed 14 fan favorites in their Live by Request concert special for the A&E Network. The resulting concert was a resounding success, as is presented here in a glorious Dolby 5.1 surround sound mix.
This DVD highlights the career of this guitar master's unprecedented musical journey. With guests including Rob Thomas, Michelle Branch, and Product G&B, this once-in-a-lifetime TV event is finally available on DVD. The show incudes performances of his #1 smashes and career-defining cuts.
Australia's most successful pop group, the Bee Geesfirst rose to fame in the 1960s, and have seen their careers continueto thrive more than 35 years after they began hitting the charts. Bee Gees: Live By Request was taped as a special for the A&E cable network, in which brothers Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb play a handful of new songs from their 2001 album This Is Where I Came In before taking requests from a live studio audience and perform a number of their biggest and best songs. Selections include "How Deep Is Your Love," "You Should Be Dancin'," "Jive Talkin'," and many more.
The songs in the collection were recorded between 1969 and 2014, including the band's entire performance at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970. The DVD features a concert that was originally broadcast on the German music television show Rockpalast (a WDR production) in 1977.