Friday, May 15, 2015

THE KING


B. B. King • Sweet Little Angel (Take 1) • 1956


The previously unissued take above is from Ace’s new RPM collection Speak Easy: The RPM Records Story Volume 2 

Photo: Detail of cover to Ace’s The Modern Recordings 1950–1951.

3 comments:

  1. A really nice choice for a tribute, Frank.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Excellent choice. Rest easy Mr King.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Thanks, folks. This truly is a sad day. B. B. King was, to me, one of those cultural giants like, say, Johnny Cash or Allen Ginsberg whose passings leave an unfillable hole. . . . Hard to imagine this world without them in it.

    ReplyDelete