Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Sky Was Crying...BB King Remembered in Ahmet's House

Those legendary names know no confines, know no labels. The name of BB King is one such name. Born of a sharecropper family in 1925, Riley B. King transformed his life, his world, and the Blues. His legacy is strong, and tonight we celebrate the giants who he followed and those who have followed his untraceable steps.


The One and Only...a Beautiful Man...Long Live the King of the Blues! 

Song Titles:

Why I Sing The Blues---BB King
Broke Down Engine---Blind Willie McTell
Gravel Road Blues---Mississippi Fred McDowell
Weeping Willow Boogie---John Lee Hooker
Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee---Sticks McGhee and his Buddies
It Hurts to Love Someone---Guitar Slim
TV Mamma---Big Joe Turner
Key to the Highway---Derek and the Dominos
Flood Down in Texas---Stevie Ray Vaughn (live)
As The Years Go Passing By---Albert King
To Mickey's Memory---Chet Baker
Trouble Blues---John Hammond, Jr.
Power of Love---Jimmy Vaughn
Crossroads---Cream
I Got the Blues---The Rolling Stones
No Special Rider Blues---Little Brother Montgomery
Why Don't You Do Right?---Lil Green
Release Me---Esther Phillips
Hey Bartender---The Blues Brothers
Since I've Been Loving You---Led Zeppelin (for you, Phil)
Come Rain or Come Shine---BB King

"I'm with you always...I'm with you rain or shine..." Yeah, BB...thank you...we'll never forget you!

As always, the podcast is available here Here by about 10PM ET Sunday.  Thank you, Baruch!

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Thanks for listening! Your servant of the music, Tony Gallucci




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