More B.b. King

B.b. King

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This essential LP edition includes Kingâs superlative album, More B. B. King, originally issued in late 1961, and long unavailable on vinyl. It marked his seventh budget-priced LP on the Bihari brothersâ Crown label (a subsidiary of Modern Records). The majority of the tracks were recorded just before B. B. King changed record labels from Kent to ABC Paramount in 1962 (the exceptions being âShut Your Mouthâ and âBaby, Look at You,â which date back to the mid-â50s). The album is an entertaining mix of booting R&B, blues ballads and instrumentals, drawn primarily from the Kent singles of the period. Stylistically, the compositions embrace mature, string-laden ballads alongside straight R&B shuffles and urban blues. These are quality recordings orchestrated by the great Maxwell Davis. In addition to the original LP, this PanAm collectorâs release includes 4 bonus tracks from the same period: the heart-felt ballads âLonely and Blueâ and âDownheartedâ, plus âI Need You Babyâ and the joyful blues âJump with You Baby.â

B. B. KING, vocals and guitar, plus:

The Maxwell Davis Orchestra. Featuring Johnny

Board (tenor saxophone), Kenny Sands (trumpet),

Millard Lee (piano), Maxwell Davis (keyboards),

Sonny Freeman (drums). Further personnel

information is unknown.

Arranged and conducted by Maxwell Davis.

Recorded in Los Angeles, California, 1960 and 1961.

Produced by Joe Bihari.

With the exception of:

âShut Your Mouth,â âBaby, Look at You,â and âJump

with You Babyâ: B. B. King (vocals and guitar), Maxwell

Davis, Johnny Board (tenor saxophone), Willard

McDaniel (piano), Ted Curry or Jessie Sailes (drums).

Further personnel information is unknown. Recorded

in Los Angeles, California, 1954 and 1955.

âDownheartedâ and âI Need You Babyâ:

B. B. King (vocals and guitar), Plas Johnson (tenor

saxophone), Maxwell Davis (keyboards). Probably also

featuring: Ralph Hamilton (bass), Lloyd Glenn (piano),

Jesse Sailes (drums). Produced by Joe Bihari.

Recorded in Los Angeles, California, late 1961.

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180GR. VINYL

Media Musik     LP   (LP VINYL)
Released 17/05-2019
EAN/UPC 8436563182617
Label PAN AM RECORDS
Cat. no. 9152313
Genre Blues
Dimensions 314 × 314 × 3 mm
Weight (estimated) 300 g