- THE B.B. KING - FRIDAY MUSIC 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL SERIES CONTINUES!!!
- CELEBRATE 5 DECADES OF HIS 1971 MASTERPIECE - RECORDED IN LONDON "WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS"
- FIRST TIME EVER SUPER LIMITED 180 GRAM TRANSLUCENT BLUE AUDIOPHILE VINYL
- IMPECCABLY MASTERED FROM THE ABC BLUESWAY /UNIVERSAL MUSIC TAPES BY JOE REAGOSO (B.B. KING, BUDDY GUY, RAY CHARLES)
- STRIKING ORIGINAL GATEFOLD COVER ART NOT SEEN IN DECADES
- FEATURES B.B. KING CLASSICS: "CALDONIA" "GHETTO WOMAN" "AIN'T NOBODY HOME" "POWER OF THE BLUES" & "BLUE SHADOWS"
- Blue Shadows
- Alexis' Boogie
- We Can't Agree
- Ghetto Woman
- Wet Hayshark
- Part-Time Love
- Power Of The Blues
- Ain't Nobody Home
FEATURED MUSICIANS: B.B KING, RINGO STARR (THE BEATLES), PETER GREEN (FLEETWOOD MAC), DR. JOHN, HUMBLE PIE: STEVE MARRIOT, GREG RIDLEY & JERRY SHIRLEY, GARY WRIGHT, STEVIE WINWOOD (TRAFFIC), ALEXIS KORNER, DEREK & THE DOMINOES: CARL RADLE & JIM GORDON & ROLLING STONES SIDEMAN: BOBBY KEYES
1971 was a very successful year for B.B. King as he was riding all the sales charts with new found crossover fame thanks to his many years of touring, many television appearances, and making consistently great recordings like his 1971 smash "B.B. King In London"
Recorded at the famed Abbey Road Studios in London, this particular masterwork was recorded with a major contingency of his friends from supergroups like The Beatles, Humble Pie, Traffic, Spooky Tooth, Manfred Mann and Derek & The Dominoes. The King Of The Blues wails on alongside some of the finest musicians of our time, as you can easily hear the excitement from the tockin' blues opener "Caldonia"
Featuring some of the finest tunes of his career "B.B. King In London", brought a massive new and younger hip audience to the artist, and would develop his career to top of his game stature for the next 4 decades.
The line-up of musicians is second to none with his friends like Ringo Starr, Stevie Winwood, Gary Wright, and Humble Pie just to name a few, making this all star session one of the greatest of its time.
More great works like "Part Time Love" "Blue Shadows" "Ghetto Woman" and the folk country blues of "Alexis' Boogie" would find their way on to early FM underground rock radio stations, as the guitar hero's music would find companionship on radio with folks like Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter and Canned Heat.
Friday Music is very pleased to announce the second in a series of first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl classics from the ABC Bluesway/Universal Music vaults with the stellar B.B. King masterpiece "B.B. King In London"
Mastered impeccably by long time friend and MCA Records associate Joe Reagoso, for a very limited time, we will be offering this treasure trove of the blues on 180 Gram Translucent Blue Audiophile Vinyl.
We will also be including the long out of print gatefold cover art, not seen in decades, truly enhancing your B.B King experience.