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  Исполнитель(и) :
   King, B.B.  (Guitar, Vocals)
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  Наименование CD :
   There Must Be A Better World Somewhere. Spotlight On Lucille



Год издания : 1981/1991

Компания звукозаписи : MCA, Flair, (ru)

Музыкальный стиль : Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues

Время звучания : 1:18:58

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Blues (Man Voice)      

2 LP on 1 CD

## 1 - 6 - There Must Be A Better World Somewhere (2.5*) MCA (1981)

During his decade recording for MCA, B.B. King was generally teamed with overblown accompaniment rather than his regular (and perfectly complementary) traveling band. This CD finds the masterful vocalist/guitarist joined by a more logical backup group than usual (with altoist Hank Crawford, tenor saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman and baritonist Ronnie Cuber in the tentet). The two most basic selections ("There Must Be a Better World Somewhere" and "The Victim") are easily the most successful while the other four are funky, more R&B-oriented and overly commercial; it sounds like B.B. was consciously trying for a hit record. Despite some fine solos by Newman and Crawford, this session was rather erratic, brief (under 36 minutes) and far from essential.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

## 7 -18 - Spotlight on Lucille (4*) Flair (1991)

From the contemporary-looking cover, this would appear to be recently recorded material. But wait - these are all 1950s/early-'60s instrumentals from the Modern/Kent vaults, spotlighting B.B. King's pristine lead guitar in an often jazzier mode than he usually adopted in the studio. His workout on Louis Jordan's "Just like a Woman" is a tour de force that's been reissued often, but much of the compilation is rare stuff that gives Lucille her full due.

- Bill Dahl (All Music Guide)


  Соисполнители :

Charlie Miller (Trumpet)
David 'Fathead' Newman (Tenor Saxophone)
Hank Crawford (Arranger, Alt Saxophone)
Hugh McCracken (Guitar)
Ronnie Cuber (Baritone Saxophone)
Tom 'Bones' Malone (Trombone)
Waymon Reed (Trumpet)
Wilbur Bascomb Sr. (Bass)


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   1 The Victim         0:06:19 King
   2 More, More, More         0:04:39 -"-
   3 You're Gonna Miss Me     T       0:04:35 -"-
   4 Life Ain't Nothing But A Party         0:06:13 -"-
   5 Born Again Human         0:08:31 -"-
   6 There Must Be A Better World Somewhere         0:05:39 Pomus / Rebennack
   7 Slidin' And Glidin'         0:04:00 King
   8 Blues With B.B.         0:09:42 -"-
   9 King Of Guitar         0:02:41 -"-
   10 Jump With B.B.         0:02:58 -"-
   11 38th Street Blues         0:02:29 -"-
   12 Feedin' The Rock         0:02:38 -"-
   13 Just Like A Woman         0:03:16 -"-
   14 Step It Up         0:02:25 -"-
   15 Calypso Jazz         0:05:00 -"-
   16 Easy Listening Blues         0:02:38 -"-
   17 Shoutin' The Blues         0:02:42 King / Taub
   18 Powerhouse         0:02:34 King

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