King of the Blues
by B.B. King

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Featured Artists: Bobby "Blue" Bland and Ringo Starr and U2 and Bonnie Raitt and Joe Walsh and Leon Russell and The Crusaders and Carole King and Stevie Wonder

Genre: Blues
  • Genre: Blues Music
  • Release Date: April 2016
  • Label: Cleopatra
  • Format: LP
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Audio Format: Stereo
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Editorial Reviews

Entertainment Weekly (12/11/92, p.66) - "...a near perfect collection...The best work of a legendary artist, respectfully distilled into one lengthy, joyous listening experience...Absolutely first-rate..." - Rating: A

Q (1/93, p.95) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...It's all here--the entire life's work of the music's foremost ambassador, a man who, while he may not appear as driven as the great stylists of the post-War blues boom, is nonetheless its foremost gentleman and player..."

Musician (1/93, p.88) - "...What's most striking about this chronology is not Mr. B.B.'s longevity or output, but his growth and consistency, moving easily through soul, funk, rock and jazz without compromising the essential core truth in his blues, remaining contemporary from generation to generation..."

Living Blues (Jan/Feb 93, p.52) - "...does striking justice to King's remarkable royal tenure...sound quality is stunning throughout the entire box, spotlighting every nuance of King's remarkable guitar technique and patented crying vocal style..."

Village Voice (3/2/93, p.5) - Ranked #6 in the Village Voice's list of the 10 Best Reissues Of 1992.

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