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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 - King Of The Blues (1992) [4CD Box Set]  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Nov. 19, 2009
B.B. King - King Of The Blues (1992) [4CD Box Set]

B.B. King - King Of The Blues (1992) [4CD Box Set]
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 1,73 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 649 Mb
Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 6 Mb (web)
© 1992 MCA Records | MCAD4-10677
Blues / Soul Blues / Modern Electric Blues


B.B. King - King Of The Blues (1992) [4CD Box Set]

No way can a mere four discs cover every facet of the blues king's amazing recording career, but MCA makes a valiant stab at it. The first two discs, as expected, are immaculate: opening with his Bullet Records debut ("Miss Martha King"), the box continues with a handful of pivotal RPM/Kent masters before digging into his 1960s ABC-Paramount material ("I'm Gonna Sit in 'til You Give In" and "My Baby's Comin' Home" are little-recalled gems). The hits – "The Thrill Is Gone," "Why I Sing the Blues," "To Know You Is to Love You" – are all here, and if much of the fourth disc is pretty disposable, it only mirrors King's own winding down in the studio.

B.B. King - Blues Summit (1993)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Aug. 2, 2018
B.B. King - Blues Summit (1993)

B.B. King - Blues Summit (1993)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 417 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 151 Mb
Full Scans (PNG, 400 dpi) ~ 162 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Modern Electric Blues | MCA Records #MCAD-10710 / DIDY 019004 | US

On this release, King comes close to equaling his past triumphs on small independent labels in the '50s and '60s. He's ditched the psuedo-hip production fodder and cut a 12-song set matching him with blues peers. His duets with Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, and Albert Collins are especially worthy, while the songs with Koko Taylor, Ruth Brown, and Irma Thomas have some good-natured banter and exchanges, as well as tasty vocals. The master gives willing pupils Joe Louis Walker and Robert Cray valuable lessons on their collaborations. There's also a medley in which King invokes the spirit of his chitlin circuit days, taking the vocal spotlight while his Orchestra roars along underneath.

B.B. King - Take It Home (1979) Japanese Reissue 2015  Music

Posted by Designol at July 15, 2018
B.B. King - Take It Home (1979) Japanese Reissue 2015

B.B. King - Take It Home (1979) Japanese Reissue 2015
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 195 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 77 Mb | Scans included
Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Geffen/USM | # UICY-77475 | Time: 00:31:43

This 1979 effort finds B.B. interpreting a number of pop-blues tunes, many of them co-written by Will Jennings and co-producer Joe Sample, with King co-writing two of the songs aboard. Even with a large, contemporary backdrop (including a seven-piece horn section and female backup singers), there's still plenty of room for B.B.'s stinging guitar and stentorian vocals in the mix. Highlights include the gospel-tinged "Better Not Look Down," "Same Old Story (Same Old Song)," "Happy Birthday Blues," "The Beginning of the End" and the title track. As one of B.B.'s more pop-oriented offerings, this succeeds admirably.

B.B. King - Collectors Edition (3CD, 2008)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at July 8, 2018
B.B. King - Collectors Edition (3CD, 2008)

B.B. King - Collectors Edition (3CD, 2008)
APE (image+.cue) | 2:03:14 | 756 Mb
Genre: Blues / Label: Madacy

B.B. King has transcended the blues subculture to become one of the most revered artists of the 20th century, bar none. He brought the sound of Mississippi Delta blues into the mainstream, modernized by his unique electric guitar work. Worldwide success came late for him, but that delay only encouraged him to hone his craft to an unprecedented pinnacle. This 3-CD collection hits many of the highlights of his extraordinary career, including: The Thrill is Gone, Everyday I Have the Blues, Chains and Things and Gambler s Blues. Madacy s B.B. King Collector s Edition Tin provides an excellent introduction to an important cultural icon a deluxe package guaranteed to prevent the thrills from going out of your life.
B.B. King - My Kind of Blues (1960) Expanded Remastered 2003 [Re-Up]

B.B. King - My Kind of Blues (1960) Expanded Remastered 2003
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 262 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 147 Mb | Scans included
Electric Blues, Soul-Blues, Early R&B | Label: Ace | # CDCHM 881 | Time: 01:00:16

My Kind of Blues was originally released in late 1960 on the budget label Crown. On this session, B.B. King dropped the smooth big band sound of his previous release, B.B. King Wails, to an instrumentally stripped-down unit of bass, drums, piano, and, of course, his beloved guitar Lucille. This date took one day to record and is said to be one of King's personal favorites. Any of B.B. King's early Crown releases are essential, and considering that the 2003 Ace reissues feature previously unissued bonus tracks and midline pricing, these are the ones to grab. According to the liner notes, these bonus tracks are included for being "small combo tracks that continue the traditional blues theme, and allow plenty of space for B.B.'s guitar." Unfortunately, recording dates for these aren't given, but they do include five previously unissued tracks from his Modern sessions, as well as an undubbed version of "Looking the World Over"; an overdubbed version of "Walking Dr. Bill"; and a previously unissued take of "Hold That Train..
B.B. King - Completely Well (1969/2015) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

B.B. King - Completely Well (1969/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 50:08 minutes | 1,17 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

B.B. King's 1969 album "Completely Well" contains one of his biggest hits, a signature song of his career and his first Grammy winner, The Thrill Is Gone. The album, called "adventurous" by Rolling Stone, was produced by a young Bill Szymczyk, who would go on to produce six albums for the Eagles including Hotel California.

B.B. King - Milestones Of A Blues Legend (2015) (10 CD Box Set)  Music

Posted by murena at March 16, 2018
B.B. King - Milestones Of A Blues Legend (2015) (10 CD Box Set)

B.B. King - Milestones Of A Blues Legend (2015) (10 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 10 CDs, 08:43:16 min | 2,85 Gb | Scans -> 33,5 mb
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Electric Blues, Chicago Blues / Label: Documents

10 CD set containing ten original albums plus bonus tracks by the blues legend B.B. King. It's a unique collection of hits and rarities from 1949 to 1962. The rare LP 'Twist with B.B. King' is appearing here for the first time on CD.
B.B. King - In London (1971/2015) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

B.B. King - B.B. King In London (1971/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 33:50 minutes | 790 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

B.B. King in London is the nineteenth studio album by B.B. King recorded in London in 1971. He is accompanied by US session musicians and various British R&B musicians, including Alexis Korner and Rick Wright ( not the same from Pink Floyd), as well as members of Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie, Greg Ridley, Steve Marriott and Jerry Shirley. The album was released in the United Kingdom on November 19, 1971 in order to coincide with the first date of King's tour of the country.

John Lee Hooker - King Of The Boogie (2017)  Music

Posted by El Misha at Jan. 16, 2018
John Lee Hooker - King Of The Boogie (2017)

John Lee Hooker - King Of The Boogie (2017)
Blues | WEB FLAC (tracks) | Covers | 5:54:43 | 1.83 GB + 5% Recovery
Label: Craft Recordings | Tracks: 100 | Rls.date: 2017

Known to music fans around the world as the “King of the Boogie,” John Lee Hooker endures as one of the true superstars of the blues genre. His work is widely recognized for its impact on modern music – his simple, yet deeply effective songs transcend borders and languages around the globe.