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12’ Bar Ramblin’ #63 ‘BB King’ with Stefan Matussek

24 August 2021
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Boogie
  • Laid-Back
  • Soulful
  • Melancholy

Continuing this series of song-writer profiles, in this episode we will have a look at the life and work of The King of the Blues: BB King. From his humble beginnings working at a cotton plantation, to DJing West Memphis Blues stations to writing countless hits and performing more than 340 shows in a year, this episode is dedicated the most iconic electric blues guitarist and the songs he wrote in his half-a-century long career.  As with the previous episode of this kind, first you will hear BB king performing his own material followed by other artists covering his songs.

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Ten Long Years - B.B. King & Eric Clapton
You Know I Love You - B.B. King
Recession Blues - B.B. King
Partin' Time - B.B. King
Chains And Things - B.B. King
Ask Me No Questions - B.B. King
When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer - B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Please Love Me - Albert King
Worried Dream - Fleetwood Mac
Think It Over / Too Much to Take - Keef Hartley Band
Be Careful with a Fool - Johnny Winter
Woke Up This Morning - Freddie King
Why I Sing the Blues - Aretha Franklin
Payin' the Cost to Be the Boss - Pat Benatar
You Upset Me Baby - Joe Bonamassa
Gambler's Blues - Otis Rush
I Need You so Bad (Live) - Lurrie Bell
RedBull (Lights Out) - Kaspar 'Berry' Rapkin
20 millions slaves - benjamin flora saxemard