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King of the Blues
Compilation album by B. B. King
Released October 10, 1992
Recorded May 1949-Dec 1991(compilation)
Genre Blues
Length 292:29
Label MCA
Producer see individual albums
B. B. King chronology
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King of the Blues is a box set compilation album by B. B. King. It includes most of King's most popular music and some of his newer recordings.


Track listing


Disc 1 (1949-1966)

  1. "Miss Martha King" - (previously unreleased on U.S. LP)
  2. "She's Dynamite"
  3. "Three O'Clock Blues"
  4. "Please Love Me"
  5. "You Upset Me Baby"
  6. "Everyday I Have the Blues"
  7. "Rock Me Baby"
  8. "Recession Blues"
  9. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - (with Duke Ellington Orchestra)
  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 on LP)
  15. "How Blue Can You Get" - (previously unreleased on LP)
  16. "Rockin' Awhile" - (previously unreleased)
  17. "Help the Poor" - (previously unreleased on LP)
  18. "Stop Leadin' Me On" - (previously unreleased on LP)
  19. "Never Trust a Woman" - (previously unreleased on LP)
  20. "Sweet Little Angel" - (live)
  21. "All Over Again"
  22. "Sloppy Drunk" - (previously unreleased)
  23. "Don't Answer the Door" (Parts 1 & 2)
  24. "I Done Got Wise"
  25. "Think it Over"
  26. "Gambler's Blues" - (live)

Disc 2 (1966-1969)

  1. "Goin' Down Slow" - (live, previously unreleased)
  2. "Tired of Your Jive" - (live)
  3. "Sweet Sixteen, Parts One and Two" - (live, complete version previously unreleased on U.S. LP)
  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 on LP)
  10. "I Want You So Bad"
  11. "Why I Sing the Blues"
  12. "Get Off My Back Woman"
  13. "Please Accept My Love" - (live)
  14. "Fools Get Wise" - (previously unreleased)
  15. "No Good"
  16. "So Excited"

Disc 3 (1969-1975)

  1. "The Thrill Is Gone"
  2. "Confessin' the Blues"
  3. "Nobody Loves Me But My Mother"
  4. "Hummingbird" - (with Leon Russell and Joe Walsh)
  5. "Ask Me No Questions"
  6. "Chains and Things" - (with Carole King)
  7. "Eyesight to the Blind" - (live in Japan, previously unreleased in U.S.)
  8. "Niji Baby" - (live in Japan, previously unreleased in U.S.)
  9. "Blue Shadows"
  10. "Ghetto Woman" - (with Ringo Starr)
  11. "Ain't Nobody Home"
  12. "I Got Some Help I Don't Need" - (single edit, previously unreleased on LP)
  13. "Five Long Years"
  14. "To Know You Is to Love You" - (with Stevie Wonder)
  15. "I Like to Live the Love"
  16. "Don't Make Me Pay for His Mistakes"

Disc 4 (1976-1991)

  1. "Let the Good Times Roll" - (live, with Bobby Bland)
  2. "Don't You Lie to Me"
  3. "Mother Fuyer"
  4. "Never Make a Move Too Soon" - (with The Crusaders)
  5. "When It All Comes Down (I'll Still Be Around)"
  6. "Better Not Look Down"
  7. "Caldonia" - (live)
  8. "There Must Be a Better World Somewhere" - (with Dr. John)
  9. "Play with Your Poodle" - (solo, previously unreleased)
  10. "Darlin' You Know I Love You"
  11. "Inflation Blues"
  12. "Make Love to Me" - (rehearsal solo with piano, previously unreleased)
  13. "Into the Night"
  14. "Six Silver Strings"
  15. "When Love Comes to Town" - (with U2, 7" mix, previously unreleased on LP)
  16. "Right Place, Wrong Time" - (with Bonnie Raitt)
  17. "Many Miles Travelled" -(previously unreleased)
  18. "I'm Moving On"
  19. "Since I Met You Baby" - (with Gary Moore)


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