B.B. King ‎– The Best Of B.B. King

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MCA Records ‎– MCD 01612, MCA Records ‎– DMCL 1612
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1 Hummingbird
Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Jimmy Haskell*Backing Vocals – Clydie King, Merry Clayton, Sherlie Matthews, Venetta FieldsBass [Fender] – Bryan GarofaloConductor – Leon RussellDrums – Russ KunkelGuitar – Joe WalshPiano – Leon RussellVocals, Guitar – B.B. King
4:33
2 Cook County Jail Introduction 0:37
3 How Blue Can You Get
Alto Saxophone – Booker WalkerBass [Fender] – Wilbert FreemanDrums – Sonny FreemanPiano – Ron LevyTenor Saxophone – Louis HubertTrumpet – John BrowningVocals, Guitar – B.B. King
5:08
4 Caldonia
Baritone Saxophone – Bill PerkinsBass [Fender] – Klaus VoormannClarinet – Bill PerkinsDrums – Jim GordonElectric Piano – Rick Wright (4)Harmonica – Duster BennettOrgan – Gary WrightProducer – Joe ZagarinoSaxophone [Tenor] – Bobby KeysTrombone – Chuck FindleyTrumpet – Jim Price, Ollie MitchellVocals, Guitar – B.B. King
3:18
5 Sweet Sixteen
Alto Saxophone – Earl TurbintonBass [Fender] – Wilbert FreemanDrums – Sonny FreemanGuitar – Mel BrownPiano – Ron LevySaxophone [Tenor], Tenor Saxophone – Louis HubertTrombone – Joe Burton*Trumpet – John BrowningVocals, Guitar – B.B. King
7:01
6 Ain't Nobody Home
Arranged By [Horns] – Jim PriceBacking Vocals – Carl Hall, Joshie Armstead*, Tasha ThomasBass [Fender] – Klaus VoormannDrums – Jim KeltnerGuitar – David Spinozza, John UribeOrgan – Gary WrightPiano – Jerry RagovoyProducer – Joe ZagarinoSaxophone – Bobby KeysTrombone – Jim PriceTrumpet – Jim PriceVocals, Guitar – B.B. King
3:37
7 Why I Sing The Blues
Bass [Fender] – Jerry JemmottDrums – Herbie LovelleGuitar – Hugh McCrackenPiano – Paul Harris (2)Vocals, Guitar – B.B. King
8:37
8 The Thrill Is Gone
Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Bert DeCoteauxBass [Fender] – Jerry JemmottDrums – Herbie LovelleElectric Piano – Paul Harris (2)Guitar – Hugh McCrackenOrgan – Paul Harris (2)Piano – Paul Harris (2)Vocals, Guitar – B.B. King
5:25
9 Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
Vocals, Piano – B.B. King
2:01

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Jewel case with 4-page booklet. Made in Germany. Printed in Germany.
© 1987, 1983 MCA Records, Inc. ℗ 1973, 1972 MCA Records, Inc.

This album was assembled and remastered at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles [....] Throughout, the tracks were recorded and mixed to have their most profound effect at maximum.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 011781 161229
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5011781161229
  • Label Code: LC 1056
  • Matrix / Runout: SONOPRESS K-1952 / MCD01612 A DSC"
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L022
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0723
  • Price Code (D): QM
  • Price Code (F): BM 720
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA

Other Versions (5 of 69) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ABC 176 B.B. King The Best Of B.B. King(LP, Comp) ABC-Paramount ABC 176 US 1973 Sell This Version
PROLP.8035 B.B. King The Best Of B.B. King(LP, Comp) Probe PROLP.8035 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
SPBA-3054 B.B. King The Best Of(LP, Comp) Probe SPBA-3054 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
ABCX-767 B.B. King The Best Of B.B. King(LP, Comp, Qua) ABC Records ABCX-767 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
ABCL 5026 B.B. King The Best Of B. B. King(LP, Comp, RE) ABC Records ABCL 5026 UK 1974 Sell This Version

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