20th Century Masters:Christmas Collection - (Import CD)

B.B. King

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Categories
ChristmasMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Blues
  3. Regional Collections
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Copy Control
No
Format
CD
Producer
Michael Abene; B.B. King
Title
Best of B.B. King: 20th Century Masters/The Christmas Collection
Country
USA
Notes

Personnel: Leon Warren (guitar); Melvin Jackson (saxophone); Stanley Abernathy, James Bolden (trumpet); James Sells Tony (keyboards); Calep Emphrey (drums); Tony Coleman (tambourine).
Audio Mixers: John Hobrock; John Holbrook; Josiah Gluck.
Liner Note Author: B.B. King.
Recording information: Dockside Studios, Maurice, LA; Sound on Sound; Unique Studios, NY.
Photographer: Kevin Westenberg.
Unknown Contributor Role: The Nashville String Machine.
Arranger: B.B. King.
This edition in Universal's discount-priced compilation series 20th Century Masters/The Christmas Collection is actually a re-titled reissue of the 2001 collection A Christmas Celebration of Hope. It took B.B. King a long time to get around to his first Christmas album, which didn't appear until about half a century into his recording career. It's an adequate, good-humored reprisal of various holiday chestnuts, among them some material with blues/R&B origins, like "Merry Christmas Baby." King wrote just one new song for the album, the instrumental "Christmas Love," though he did originally record another of the tracks, "Christmas Celebration," back in 1960. Wisely he plays "Auld Lang Syne" as a funky instrumental instead of vocalizing the singalong lyrics. In addition to periodic bursts of King's trademark guitar, there is plenty of brass and organ in the peppy arrangements. The Nashville String Machine adds its strings to just three tracks, which cuts down on over-produced excess (which is only a problem on "Please Come Home for Christmas"). It's hardly the first King you'll pull off your shelf, and not the first R&B Christmas album you'll turn to, either, but you could do worse in the holiday season. ~ Richie Unterberger

BarCode
602498603789
Country of Origin
USA
Barcode
0602498603789
Label
MCA (USA)
Distributor
Universal Distribution
Performer
B.B. King
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Please Come Home for Christmas
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Lonesome Christmas
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Back Door Santa
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Christmas in Heaven
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] I'll Be Home for Christmas
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] To Someone That I Love
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Christmas Celebration
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Merry Christmas, Baby
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Christmas Love
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Blue Decorations
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Christmas Comes But Once a Year
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Bringing in a Brand New Year
  13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Auld Lang Syne
Artists
  1. B.B. King
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Engineer
Josiah Gluck; Tony Daigle

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