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B.B. King B.B. King BB King

 

Internationally called the "King of the Blues".

 

Album Discography

(This discography will include his main albums and significant others. There's countless cheap compilations that aren't worth mention. If it's not here you don't need it)

"Singin' the Blues" (Crown 1956)

B.B. King BB King "Sings Spirituals" (Diablo 1959)
B.B. King BB King"B.B. King Wails" (Crown 1960)
"The Blues" (Crown 1960)

B.B. King BB King"King Of The Blues" (Crown 1960)
"More" (Crown 1961)
B.B. King BB King"My Kind of Blues" (Crown 1961)

B.B. King BB King"The Great B.B. King" (Crown 1961)
B.B. King BB King"A Heart Full of Blues" (United 1962)
"Blues for Me" (United 1962)

B.B. King BB King"I Love You So" (Crown 1962)
B.B. King BB King"Blues In My Heart" (Crown 1962)
"Easy Listening Blues" (Crown 1962)
"Twist with B.B. King" (Crown 1962)
bbking mr blues.jpg"Mr. Blues" (ABC 1963)
bbking rock me baby lp.jpg "Rock Me Baby" (Kent 1964)
bbking boss.jpg "Boss of the Blues" (United 1965)
"Confessin' The Blues" (ABC 1965)
bb king let me love you united lp.jpg"Let Me Love You" (United 1965)
"Live at the Regal" (ABC/MCA 1965)
"9 X 9.5" (United 1966)
"The Original Sweet Sixteen" (United 1966)
bb king soul of bb king.jpg"The Soul of B.B. King" (United 1966)
"Blues Is King" (MCA 1967)
bb king the jungle.jpg"The Jungle" (P-Vine Japan 1967)
bb king blues on top.jpg"Blues on Top of Blues" (Bluesway 1967)
bb king"Lucille" (MCA 1968)
bb king completely well.jpg"Completely Well" (MCA 1968)
bb king live and well.jpg"Live & Well (MCA 1969)
bbking alley.jpg"Back in the Alley" (MCA 1970)

BB King Indianola Mississippi.jpg "Indianola Mississippi Seeds" (MCA 1970)

"In London" (ABC 1971)

bb king cook county jail.jpg"Live in Cook County Jail" (MCA 1971)

bb king guess who.jpg"Guess Who" (MCA 1972)

bb king l.a. midnight.jpg"L.A. Midnight" (ABC 1972)

bbking to know you.jpg"To Know You Is to Love You" (MCA 1973)

best of bb king mca.jpg"The Best Of" (MCA 1973)

"Greatest Hits" (ABC 1974)

bb king friends.jpg"Friends" (ABC 1974)

bb king bobby bland together.jpg"Together for the First Time...Live" (with Bobby Bland) (MCA 1974)

bbking lucille talks back  lp.jpg"Lucille Talks Back" (MCA 1975)

"Anthology" (ABC 1976)

"King of the Blues" (MCA 1976)

bb king bobby bland together again.jpg"Together Again" (with Bobby Bland) (MCA 1976)

bb king king size.jpg"King Size" (ABC 1977)

"The Electric B.B. King" (ABC 1977)

bb king midnight believer.jpg"Midnight Believer" (MCA 1978)

bb king take it home.jpg"Take It Home" (MCA 1979)

bb king now appearing at ole miss.jpg"Live "Now Appearing" at Ole Miss" (MCA 1980)

bb king there must be a better world.jpg"There Must Be a Better World Somewhere" (MCA 1981)

bb king great moments.jpg"Great Moments With B.B. King" (MCA 1981)

bb king love me tender.jpg"Love Me Tender" (MCA 1982)

bb king blues n jazz"Blues 'n' Jazz" (MCA 1983)

"King of the Blues Guitar" (Ace 1983)

bb king introducing bb king.jpg"Introducing B.B. King" (MCA 1987)

bb king king of the blues 1988.jpg"King Of The Blues" (MCA 1988)

bb king six silver strings"Six Silver Strings" (MCA 1988)

bb king boogie.jpg"Do The Boogie: B.B. King's Early 50's Classics" (Flair 1988)

bb king live at the apollo.jpg"Live at the Apollo" (GRP 1990)

bb king live at san quentin.jpg"Live at San Quentin" (MCA 1991)

bb king there is always one more time.jpg"There Is Always One More Time" (MCA 1992)

bb king king of the blues box set.jpg"King Of The Blues" (Box) (MCA 1992)

DISC 1:
1. Miss Martha King - (previously unreleased)
2. She's Dynamite
3. Three O'Clock Blues
4. Please Love Me
5. You Upset Me Baby
6. Every Day I Have the Blues
7. Rock Me Baby
8. Recession Blues
9. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
10. I'm Gonna Sit in 'Til You Give In
11. Blues at Midnight
12. Sneakin' Around
13. My Baby's Comin' Home
14. Slowly Losing My Mind - (previously unreleased)
15. How Blue Can You Get? - (previously unreleased)
16. Rockin' Awhile - (previously unreleased)
17. Help the Poor - (previously unreleased)
18. Stop Leading Me On - (previously unreleased)
19. Never Trust a Woman - (previously unreleased)
20. Sweet Little Angel
21. All over Again
22. Sloppy Drunk - (previously unreleased)
23. Don't Answer the Door, Pts. 1 & 2
24. I Done Got Wise
25. Think It Over
26. Gambler's Blues

DISC 2:
1. Goin' Down Slow - (previously unreleased)
2. Tired of Your Jive
3. Sweet Sixteen, Pts. 1 & 2 - (previously unreleased)
4. Paying the Cost to Be the Boss
5. I'm Gonna Do What They Do to Me
6. Lucille
7. Watch Yourself
8. You Put It on Me
9. Get Myself Somebody - (previously unreleased)
10. I Want You So Bad
11. Why I Sing the Blues
12. Get off My Back, Woman
13. Please Accept My Love
14. Fools Get Wise - (previously unreleased)
15. No Good
16. So Excited

DISC 3:
1. Thrill Is Gone, The
2. Confessin' the Blues
3. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
4. Hummingbird
5. Ask Me No Questions
6. Chains and Things
7. Eyesight to the Blind - (previously unreleased)
8. Niji Baby - (previously unreleased)
9. Blue Shadows
10. Ghetto Woman
11. Ain't Nobody Home
12. I Got Some Help I Don't Need - (previously unreleased)
13. Five Long Years
14. To Know You Is to Love You
15. I Like to Live the Love
16. Don't Make Me Pay for His Mistakes

DISC 4:
1. Let the Good Times Roll
2. Don't You Lie to Me
3. Mother Fuyer
4. Never Make a Move Too Soon
5. When It All Comes Down (I'll Still Be Around)
6. Better Not Look Down
7. Caldonia
8. There Must Be a Better World Somewhere
9. Play With Your Poodle - (previously unreleased)
10. Darlin' You Know I Love You
11. Inflation Blues
12. Make Love to Me - (previously unreleased, take Rehearsal, piano solo)
13. Into the Night
14. Six Silver Strings
15. When Love Comes to Town - (7" Edit & Mix, previously unreleased)
16. Right Place, Wrong Time
17. Many Miles Travelled
18. I'm Moving On
19. Since I Met You Baby

 

bb king blues summit.jpg"Blues Summit" (MCA 1993)

bb king kansas city 1972.jpg"Kansas City 1972 [live]" (Charly 1993)

bb king ssweet little angel.jpg"My Sweet Little Angel" (Flair 1993)

Diane Schuur & B.B. King "Heart To Heart" (GRP 1994) Diane Schuur & B.B. King "Heart To Heart" (GRP 1994)

"Greatest Hits: 1951-1960" (Alex 1995)

BB King "How Blue Can You Get: Classic Live Performances 1964-1994" (MCA 1996) "How Blue Can You Get: Classic Live Performances 1964-1994" (MCA 1996)

bb king deuces wild.jpg "Deuces Wild" (MCA 1997)

King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents B.B. King (King Biscuit 1997)"King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents B.B. King" (King Biscuit 1997)

bb king greatest hits.jpg"Greatest Hits" (MCA 1998)

bb king blues on the bayou"Blues on the Bayou" (MCA 1998)

bb king live in japan.jpg"Live in Japan" (MCA 1999)

bb king rpm.jpg"His RPM Hits: 1951-1957" (Ace 1999)

"Let the Good Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan" (MCA 1999)"Let the Good Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan" (MCA 1999)

bb king best kent singles 1958-1971"The Best Of The Kent Singles: 1958-1971" (Ace 2000)

bb king makin' love is good for you"Makin' Love Is Good for You" (MCA 2000)

B.B. King & Eric Clapton "Riding With The King" (Reprise 2000)"Riding With The King" (with Eric Clapton) (Warner 2000)

bb king anthology 2 cd"Anthology" (MCA 2000)

bb king uncollected.jpg"Here And There: The Uncollected B.B. King" (Hip-O 2001)

bb king christmas.jpg"A Christmas Celebration of Hope" (MCA 2001)

bb king classic masters.jpg"Classic Masters" (Capital 2002)

bb king modern recordings 1950-1951"The Modern Recordings 1950-51" (Ace 2002)

bb king reflections"Reflections" (MCA 2003)

bb king martin scorcese"Martin Scorcese Presents: B.B. King" (Hip-O 2003)

bb king 80"80" (Geffen 2005)

bb king ultimate collection.jpg "The Ultimate Collection" (Geffen 2005)

1. Three O'Clock Blues
2. Please Love Me
3. You Upset Me Baby
4. Sweet Sixteen, Parts One & Two
5. Rock Me Baby
6. How Blue Can You Get?
7. Every Day I Have the Blues - (live, live)
8. Sweet Little Angel - (live, live)
9. Don't Answer the Door
10. Paying the Cost to Be the Boss
11. Thrill Is Gone, The
12. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
13. Chains and Things
14. Ain't Nobody Home
15. I Like to Live the Love
16. Never Make a Move Too Soon
17. Better Not Look Down
18. There Must Be a Better World Somewhere
19. When Love Comes to Town - (7" Version)
20. Ten Long Years
21. I'll Survive

bb king original greatest hits.jpg "Original Greatest Hits" (Virgin 2005)

Disc: 1
1. 3 O'Clock Blues
2. Blind Love
3. She's Dynamite
4. You Know I Love You
5. Please Love Me
6. Story Fom My Heart And Soul
7. The Woman I Love
8. Neighborhood Affair
9. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
10. Every Day I Have The Blues
11. Love You Baby (Take A Swing With Me)
12. Ten Long Years
13. You Upset Me, Baby
14. Boogie Rock (House Rocker)
15. Crying Won't Help You
16. Bad Luck
17. Did You Ever Love A Woman
18. You Don't Know
19. Sweet Little Angel
20. On My Word Of Honor

Disc: 2
1. Be Careful With A Fool
2. Please Accept My Love
3. Days Of Old
4. Worry, Worry
5. Confessin' The Blues
6. Sweet Sixteen Parts 1 & 2
7. Ain't Nobody's Business
8. Walkin' Dr. Bill
9. My Own Fault
10. You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now
11. Downhearted (How Blue Can You Get?)
12. I'll Survive
13. Mashed Potato Twist
14. Down Now
15. Peace Of Mind
16. That Evil Child
17. Blues Stay Away From Me
18. Rock Me Baby
19. Miss Martha King
20. When Your Baby Packs Up And Goes

B.B. King Gold 2 CD"Gold" (Geffen 2006)

1. How Blue Can You Get?
2. Sneakin' Around
3. Help the Poor
4. Stop Leadin' Me On
5. Never Trust a Woman
6. Every Day I Have the Blues - (live at the Regal)
7. Sweet Little Angel - (live at the Regal)
8. All Over Again
9. Don't Answer the Door
10. Gambler's Blues
11. Sweet Sixteen, Parts One & Two - (Parts One & Two)
12. Paying the Cost to Be the Boss
13. Lucille
14. Why I Sing the Blues
15. Please Accept My Love
16. Thrill Is Gone, The
17. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
18. Hummingbird
19. Chains and Things

DISC 2:
1. Ain't Nobody Home
2. Ghetto Woman
3. I Got Some Help I Don't Need
4. Guess Who
5. To Know You Is to Love You
6. I Like to Live the Love
7. Let the Good Times Roll
8. Never Make Your Move Too Soon
9. Better Not Look Down
10. There Must Be a Better World Somewhere
11. Into the Night
12. When It Comes to Town - (7" version, featuring U2)
13. Call It Stormy Monday - (featuring Albert Collins)
14. Playing With My Friends - (featuring Robert Cray)
15. I'll Survive

"Live" (Geffen 2007)

1. Mr. King Comes on Stage
2. Why I Sing the Blues
3. I Need You So
4. Bad Case of Love
5. Blues Man
6. When Love Comes to Town
7. All Over Again
8. You Are My Sunshine
9. Rock Me Baby
10. Key to the Highway
11. Thrill Is Gone, The
12. When the Saints Go Marching In

"One Kind Favor" (Geffen 2008) LISTEN

1. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
2. I Get So Weary
3. Get These Blues Off Me
4. How Many More Years
5. Waiting For Your Call
6. My Love Is Down
7. World Gone Wrong, The
8. Blues Before Sunrise
9. Midnight Blues
10. Backwater Blues
11. Sitting On Top Of The World
12. Tomorrow Night

"Live At The BBC" (Hip-O/Universal 2009)

1. Caldonia
2. I Like To Live The Love
3. Night Life
4. When It All Comes Down (I'll Still Be Around)
5. Thrill Is Gone, The
6. I Gotta Move Out Of This Neighborhood
7. When Love Comes To Town
8. Let The Good Times Roll
9. Stormy Monday Blues
10. Ain't Nobody Home
11. Five Long Years
12. How Blue Can You Get?
13. Paying The Cost To Be The Boss
14. Thrill Is Gone, The

  "On Stage With Lucille" (Blues Blvd 2010)

"Live" (Image Ent 2011)

1. Everyday I Have the Blues
2. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
3. How Many More Years
4. Downhearted
5. I Need You So
6. I Got Some Help I Don't Need
7. Thrill Is Gone, The
8. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
9. Let the Good Times Roll
10. Thrill Is Gone, The
11. When the Saints Go Marching In
12. Key to the Highway

"The Best Of The RPM Kent Recordings" (Rockbeat 2011)

Disc: 1
1. She's Dynamite
2. 3 O'Clock Blues
3. Fine Lookin' Woman
4. You Know I Love You
5. Boogie Woogie Woman
6. Story from My Heart and Soul
7. Woke Up This Morning
8. Please Love Me
9. Please Hurry Home
10. When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer
11. You Upset My Baby
12. Whole Lotta Love
13. Sneakin' Around
14. Every Day I Have the Blues
15. Ten Long Years
16. Crying Won't Help You
Disc: 2
1. Did You Ever Love a Woman
2. Dark Is the Night, Pt. 1
3. Dark Is the Night, Pt. 2
4. Sweet Little Angel
5. Bad Luck
6. Troubles, Troubles, Troubles
7. I Wonder
8. Please Accept My Love
9. Mean Old Frisco
10. Sweet Sixteen, Pts.1-2
11. Got a Right to Love My Baby
12. Rock Me Baby
13. Beautician Blues
14. Blue Shadows
15. Eyesight to the Blind

"Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011" (Geffen 2012)

1. I Need You So
2. Key To the Highway
3. See That My Grave is Kept Clean
4. All Over Again
5. Rock Me Baby
6. You Are My Sunshine
7. B.B. Jams With Guests
8. Thrill is Gone, The
9. Guess Who
10. When the Saints Go Marching In

"Thrill Of The Blues" (Blues Blvd 2012)

live in 1983 previously released as "On Stage With Lucille" in 2010

1. B.B. s Theme
2. The Thrill Is Gone
3. Guess Who
4. Paying The Cost To Be The Boss
5. All Over Again
6. Every Day I Have The Blues
7. Sweet Little Angel
8. Why I Sing The Blues
9. Darling You Know I Love You
10. Caldonia
11. Jam

"Ladies & Gentlemen....Mr. B.B. King" (UME 2012)

2 versions. One is 4 discs with 77 tracks while the deluxe has 10 discs with 195 tracks Click BBKingBox.txt for tracklist

 

 

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