B.B. King & Eric Clapton Riding With the King  180g 2LP
B.B. King & Eric Clapton Riding With the King  180g 2LP
Genre: Blues
Label: WEA
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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B.B. King & Eric Clapton Riding With the King 180g 2LP

B.B. King & Eric Clapton

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SKU:
WEALP47612
UPC:
093624761211
180g Vinyl Double LP!
Cut From Original Master Recordings by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Studios!


Riding With the King won the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album and reached number one on Billboard's Top Blues Albums.

When it comes to the greatest rockin' bluesmen in history, at the top of the electrified traditional list is B. B. King: at the top of the contemporary list is Eric Clapton. Riding With the King brings the two living legends together for an entire album. When it comes to rockin' blues, Riding With the King is as great as it will ever get.

It sounds like the beginning of a story: "So, Slowhand and the King of the Blues were riding in a car ..." If this is a musical journey, it's the kind that rolls down long, empty stretches of country highway at 80 miles an hour, with the top down and the stereo blasting.

Clapton and King may be more city than country, but this collection has the relaxed, laid-back feel that only comes from a pair of veterans doing what they do best. What they do here is cover 12 classic blues songs, many of them staples of King's repertoire, so the title of this album makes sense. Whether it's the rollicking rock & roll of the title track, or the acoustic shuffle of "Key to the Highway," or the sweet notes of "When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer," a real sense of pleasure comes through on this album, the kind of pleasure one gets from jamming late at night with a good friend.

Features:
• Double LP
• 180g Vinyl
• Cut from Original Master Recordings
• Cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Studios
• Pressed at Record Industry

Musicians:
Eric Clapton
B. B. King
Nathan East, bass
Steve Gadd, drums
Andy Fairweather-Low, guitar
Jimmie Vaughan, guitar
Doyle Bramhall, guitar, backing vocals
Timi Carmon, organ
Susannah Melvoin, backing vocals
Wendy Melvoin, backing vocals
Joe Sample, keyboards

Selections:
LP 1 - Side 1:

1. Riding With the King
2. Ten Long Years
3. Key To the Highway
LP 1 - Side 2:
4. Marry You
5. Three O'Clock Blues
6. Help the Poor

LP 2 - Side 3:
1. I Wanna Be
2. Worried Life Blues
3. Days of Old
LP 2 - Side 4:
1. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
2. Hold On I'm CominG
3. Come Rain or Come Shine
Description
180g Vinyl Double LP!
Cut From Original Master Recordings by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Studios!


Riding With the King won the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album and reached number one on Billboard's Top Blues Albums.

When it comes to the greatest rockin' bluesmen in history, at the top of the electrified traditional list is B. B. King: at the top of the contemporary list is Eric Clapton. Riding With the King brings the two living legends together for an entire album. When it comes to rockin' blues, Riding With the King is as great as it will ever get.

It sounds like the beginning of a story: "So, Slowhand and the King of the Blues were riding in a car ..." If this is a musical journey, it's the kind that rolls down long, empty stretches of country highway at 80 miles an hour, with the top down and the stereo blasting.

Clapton and King may be more city than country, but this collection has the relaxed, laid-back feel that only comes from a pair of veterans doing what they do best. What they do here is cover 12 classic blues songs, many of them staples of King's repertoire, so the title of this album makes sense. Whether it's the rollicking rock & roll of the title track, or the acoustic shuffle of "Key to the Highway," or the sweet notes of "When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer," a real sense of pleasure comes through on this album, the kind of pleasure one gets from jamming late at night with a good friend.

Features:
• Double LP
• 180g Vinyl
• Cut from Original Master Recordings
• Cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Studios
• Pressed at Record Industry

Musicians:
Eric Clapton
B. B. King
Nathan East, bass
Steve Gadd, drums
Andy Fairweather-Low, guitar
Jimmie Vaughan, guitar
Doyle Bramhall, guitar, backing vocals
Timi Carmon, organ
Susannah Melvoin, backing vocals
Wendy Melvoin, backing vocals
Joe Sample, keyboards

Selections:
LP 1 - Side 1:

1. Riding With the King
2. Ten Long Years
3. Key To the Highway
LP 1 - Side 2:
4. Marry You
5. Three O'Clock Blues
6. Help the Poor

LP 2 - Side 3:
1. I Wanna Be
2. Worried Life Blues
3. Days of Old
LP 2 - Side 4:
1. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
2. Hold On I'm CominG
3. Come Rain or Come Shine
ISBN
Genre
Blues
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
B.B. King & Eric Clapton
Title
Riding With the King
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
1
Direct to disc
Creation Date
03-27-2014
Release Date
07-17-2014
Availability
Awaiting Repress
Format
Vinyl
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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