B. B. King

Sings Spirituals (9152307)

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Sings Spirituals

B. B. King

Pan Am Records

8436563182518

LPS 156344

9152307

BLUES

1

LP 12,39 €

HIGH-DEFINITION PREMIUM VINYL PRESSING

180 GRAM VINYL-AUDIOPHILE PRESSING

INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS

This collector’s release includes one of B.B. King’s most overlooked LPs from the onset of his career: B.B. King Sings Spirituals. The album was originally issued by the Crown label in October 1959 as a dedicated long play (as opposed to a collection of previously released singles). It contains ten songs that are on the gospel side of King’s repertoire.

B.B. KING, lead vocals, plus:

  • Sonny Freeman (drums),
  • The Charioteers (female backing vocals, and handclaps),
  • The Southern California Community Choir (chorus).
  • Unidentified organ, bass, and piano.

Recorded in Los Angeles, California, April 1959.

BONUS TRACKS

  • “On My Word of Honor”: B.B. King (vocals),
  • Plas Johnson (tenor saxophone).
  • Additional personnel is unknown.
  • Recorded in Los Angeles, California, September 16, 1956.
  • “The Key to My Kingdom”: B.B. King (vocals).
  • Unidentified side band.
  • Recorded in Los Angeles, California, January 1957

SIDE A:

  • 01 PRECIOUS LORD
  • 02 SAVE A SEAT FOR ME
  • 03 OLE TIME RELIGION
  • 04 SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT
  • 05 SERVANT’S PRAYERV
  • 06 ON MY WORD OF HONOR *

SIDE B:

  • 1 JESUS GAVE ME WATER
  • 2 I NEVER HEARD A MAN
  • 3 ARMY OF THE LORD
  • 4 I AM WILLING TO RUN ALL THE WAY
  • 5 I’M WORKING ON THE BUILDING
  • 6 THE KEY TO MY KINGDOM *
  • * BONUS TRACKS