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Live at the Apollo - B.B. King
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  1. When Love Comes to Town/Clayton]
  2. Sweet Sixteen
  3. The Thrill Is Gone
  4. Ain't Nobody's Business
  5. Paying the Cost to Be the Boss
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  1. When Love Comes to Town/Clayton]
  2. Sweet Sixteen
  3. The Thrill Is Gone
  4. Ain't Nobody's Business
  5. Paying the Cost to Be the Boss
  6. All Over Again
  7. Night Life
  8. Since I Met You Baby
  9. Guess Who?
  10. Peace to the World
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There are both good and bad points to this CD. Of the latter, the Phillip Morris "Super Band" is confined to background work with -- other than a few spots for Plas Johnson's tenor -- no soloists being heard from. As an ensemble, the all-star orchestra performs well, but is essentially anonymous. Also, despite the backing, B.B. King does not attempt to play jazz, a wasted opportunity. But, switching to the good points, Live at the Apollo is an excellent example of a strong B.B. King live performance. Somehow he always makes ...

Live at the Apollo 2008, Verve

UPC: 602517655102

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Live at the Apollo 1991, GRP

UPC: 011105963725

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