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B B King

The Beale Streeters (members at one time or another of this loose knit group were Johnny Ace (born John Marshall Alexander Jr. on the 9-June-1929 in Memphis, Tennessee --- died 25-December-1954 --- cause: playing Russian roulette), Tuff Green, B. B. King, Bobby "Blue" Bland (born Robert Calvin Bland 27-January-1930 in Rosemark, Tennessee), Junior Parker (born 27-March-1932 in West Memphis, Arkansas --- died 18-November-1971 --- cause: after surgery for brain tumor), Bill Duncan (saxophone), Earle Lacy Forrest (drums --- born in Memphis - died 26-February-2003 at the Memphis Veterans Medical Center - cause: cancer), Rosco Gordon (born 10-April-1928 in Memphis, Tennessee - died 11-July-2002 in Queens, New York - cause: heart attack), ....................) 

B. B. King (born Riley B. King on 16-September-1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi)

Bullet 309 - Miss Martha King* / When Your Baby Packs Up And Goes - 1949 
Bullet 315 - Got The Blues / Take A Swing With Me - 1949
RPM 304 - Mistreated Woman / B. B. Boogie - 1950
RPM 311 - The Other Might Blues / Walkin' And Cryin' - 1950
RPM 317 - I Am / Worry, Worry - 1950
RPM 318 - My Baby's Gone / Don't You Want A Man Like Me - 1950
RPM 323 - B. B. Blues / She's Dynamite - 1951
RPM 330 - She's A Mean Woman / Hard-Working Woman - 1951
RPM 339 - 3 O'clock Blues / That Ain't The Way To Do It - 1951
RPM 348 - Fine Lookin' Woman / She Don't Move Me No More - 1952

B. B. King And His Orchestra (members B. B. King, .....................................................................)

RPM 355 - Shake It Up And Go / My Own Fault, Darling - 1952

B. B. King

RPM 360 - Gotta Find My Baby / Someday Somewhere - 1952

B. B. King And His Orchestra (members B. B. King, .....................................................................)

RPM 363 - You Know I Love You / You Didn't Want Me - 1952

B. B. King

RPM 374 - Story From My Heart And Soul / Boogie Woogie Woman - 1952

B. B. King And His Orchestra (members B. B. King, .....................................................................)

RPM 380 - Woke Up This Morning (My Baby She Was Gone)* / Don't Have To Cry – 1953 *also recorded in 1955 by Arthur Prysock on Wing 90016.
RPM 386 - Please Love Me / Highway Bound - 1953
RPM 391 - Please Hurry Home / Neighborhood Affair - 1953

B. B. King

RPM 395 - Why Did You Leave Me / Blind Love - 1953

B. B. King And His Orchestra (members B. B. King, .....................................................................)

RPM 403 - Praying To The Lord / Please Help Me - 1954

B. B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra (members B. B. King, ......................................)

RPM 408 - Love Me Baby / The Woman I Love - 1954

B. B. King

RPM 411 - Everything I Do Is Wrong / Don't You Want A Man Like Me - 1954
RPM 412 - When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer / Bye Bye Baby - 1954
RPM 416 - You Upset Me Baby / Whole Lotta' Love - 1954
RPM 421 - Every Day I Have The Blues / Sneakin' Around - 1955

B. B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra (members B. B. King, .............................)

RPM 425 - Lonely And Blue / Jump With You Baby - 1955
RPM
430 - I'm In Love / Shut Your Mouth - 1955
RPM 435 - Talkin' The Blues / Boogie Rock - 1955
RPM 437 - Ten Long Years (I Had A Woman) / What Can I Do (Just Sing The Blues) - 1955
RPM
450 - I'm Cracking Up Over You / Ruby Lee - 1956
RPM 451 - Crying Won't Help You / 16 Tons - 1956

B. B. "Blues Boy" King And His Orch. (members B. B. King, ......................................................)

RPM 451 - Crying Won't Help You / Can't We Talk It Over - 1956

B. B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra (members B. B. King, ........................................)

RPM 457 - Did You Ever Love A Woman / Let's Do The Boogie - 1956
RPM 459 - Dark Is The Night (Part 1) / Dark Is The Night (Part 2) - 1956

B. B. King

RPM 468 - Bad Luck / Sweet Little Angel* - 1956 *also recorded in 1964 by Sam Baker on Athens 212.
RPM 479 - On My Word Of Honor / Bim Bam - 1956
RPM 486 - You Don't Know / Early In The Morning - 1957
RPM 490 - How Do I Love You / You Can't Fool My Heart - 1957

B. B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra (members B. B. King, ............................................)

RPM 492 - Troubles, Troubles, Troubles / I Want To Get Married - 1957
RPM 494 - Quit My Baby / Be Careful With A Fool - 1957

B. B. King

RPM 498 - I Wonder / I Need You So Bad - 1957

B. B. King and his Orchestra (members B. B. King, .....................................................................)

RPM 501 - The Key To My Kingdom / My Heart Belongs To Only You - 1957 

B. B. King

Kent 301 - You Know I Go For You / Why Do Everything Happen To Me - 1958
Kent 307 - Days Of Old / Don't Look Now, But You've Got The Blues - 1959

B. B. King with The Vocal Chords (members B. B. King, .......................................)

Kent 315 - Please Accept My Love / You've Been An Angel - 1958

B. B. King

Kent 317 - Worry Worry / I Am - 1959
Kent 319 - The Fool / Come By Here - 1959
Kent 325 - A Lonely Lover's Plea / Woman I Love - 1959
Kent 327 - Everyday I Have The Blues / Time To Say Goodbye - 1959
Kent 329 - Sugar Mama / Mean Old Friend - 1959
Kent 330 - Sweet Sixteen (Part 1) / Sweet Sixteen (Part 2) - 1960
Kent 333 - Got A Right To Love My Baby / My Own Fault - 1960
Kent 336 - Please Love Me / Crying Won't Help You - 1960
Kent 337 - Blind Love / You Upset Me Baby - 1960
Kent 338 - Ten Long Years / Everyday I Have The Blues - 1960
Kent 339 - Did You Ever Love A Woman / Three O'clock Blues - 1960
Kent 340 - Sweet Little Angel / You Done Gone Lost Your Good Thing Now - 1960
Kent 340 - Sweet Little Angel / Woke Up This Morning - 1960
Kent 346 - Sweet Little Angel / Did You Ever Love A Woman - 1960
Kent 346 - Partin' Time / Good Man Gone Bad - 1960
Kent 350 -
You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now / Walking Mr Bill – 1961
Kent 351 - Things Are Not The Same / Fishin' After Me - 1961
Kent 353 - Bad Luck Soul / Get Out Of Here - 1961 
Kent 358 - Hold That Train / Understand - 1961
Kent 360 - Peace Of Mind / Someday - 1961
Kent 362 - You're Breaking My Heart / Bad Case Of Love - 1961
Kent 365 - My Sometime Baby / Lonely - 1962
Kent 372 - Gonna Miss You Around Here / Hully Gully Twist - 1962
Kent 373 -
3 O'clock Stomp / Mashed Potato Twist - 1962
ABC-Paramount 10316 - I'm Gonna Sit In Till You Give In / You Ask Me - 1962
ABC-Paramount 10334 - Blues At Midnight* / My Baby's Coming Home - 1962 *written by Ivory Joe Hunter.
ABC-Paramount 10361 - Chains Of Love / Sneakin' Around - 1962
ABC-Paramount 10367 - Tomorrow Night / Mother's Love - 1962
ABC-Paramount 10390 - Guess Who / By Myself - 1962
Kent 381 - Tell Me Baby / Mashing The Popeye - 1962
Kent 383 - Going Down Slow / When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - 1962
Kent 386 -
Your Letter / 3 O’Clock Blues – 1963
Kent 387 - Christmas Celebration / Easy Listening - 1962
Kent 388 - Whole Lot Of Loving / Down Now - 1963
Kent 389 - Trouble In Mind / Long Nights - 1963
Kent 390 - My Reward / The Road I Travel - 1963
Kent 391 - The Letter / You Never Know - 1963
ABC-Paramount 10455 - On My Word Of Honor / Young Dreamers - 1963
ABC-Paramount 10486 - How Do I Love You / Slowly Losing My Mind - 1963
Kent 392 - Army Of The Lord / Precious Lord - 1964
Kent 393 - Rock Me Baby* / I Can't Lose - 1964 *also recorded in 1974 by Don Hollinger on Dash 5015.
Kent 396 - Let Me Love You / You're Gonna Miss Me - 1964
Kent 403 - Beautician Blues / I Can Hear My Name - 1964 *also recorded in 1951 by Roy Brown And His Mighty-Mighty Men on Deluxe 3313.
Kent 412 - Christmas Celebration / Easy Listening - 1964

B. B. King And His Orchestra (members B. B. King, .....................................................................)

ABC-Paramount 10527 - How Blue Can You Get / Please Accept My Love - 1964

B. B. King

ABC-Paramount 10552 - Help The Poor (Vocal) / I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way - 1964
ABC-Paramount 10576 - Whole Lotta Lovin' / The Hurt - 1964
ABC-Paramount 10597 - Never Trust A Woman / Worryin' Blues - 1964
Kent 415 - Got 'Em Bad / The Worst Thing In My Life - 1965
Kent 421 - Please Love Me / Baby Look At You - 1965
Kent 426 - Blue Shadows / And Like That - 1965
Kent 429 - Just A Dream / Why Do Everything Happen To Me - 1965
Kent 435 - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / Broken Promise - 1965
ABC-Paramount 10616 - Please Send Me Someone To Love* / The Worst Thing In My Life - 1965 *also recorded in 1950 by Percy Mayfield on Speciality 375 and in 1957 by The Moonglows on Chess 1661 and in 1971 by Brook Benton on Cotillion 44130.
ABC-Paramount 10634 - Everyday I Have The Blues / It's My Own Fault - 1965
ABC-Paramount 10675 - Tired Of Your Jive / Night Owl - 1965
ABC-Paramount 10724 - All Over Again / The Things You Put Me Through - 1965
ABC-Paramount 10754 - Goin' To Chicago Blues / I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water - 1965
Kent 441 - Eyesight To The Blind / Just Like A Woman - 1966
Kent 445 - Five Long Years / Love, Honor And Obey - 1966
Kent 447 - Ain't Nobody's Business / I Wonder Why - 1966 
Kent 450 - I Stay In The Mood / Early Every Morning - 1966
Kent 458 - It's A Mean World / Blues Stay Away - 1966
ABC-Paramount 10766 - Tormented / You're Still A Square* - 1966 *originally recorded as "Half Awoke" in 1949 by Percy Mayfield on Supreme 1543.
ABC 10856 - Don't Answer The Door (Part 1) / Don't Answer The Door (Part 2) - 1966
ABC 10889 - Waitin' On You / Night Life - 1966
Kent 462 - The Jungle / Long Gone Baby - 1967
Kent 467 - Treat Me Right / Who Can Your Good Man Be - 1967
Kent 470 - Bad Breaks / Growing Old - 1967
Kent 475 - Sweet Thing / Soul Beat - 1967
Bluesway 61004 - Think It Over / I Don't Want You Cuttin' Off Your Hair - 1967
Bluesway 61007 - Worried Dream / That's Wrong, Little Mama - 1967
Bluesway 61011 - Raining In My Heart / Heartbreaker - 1967
Kent 484 - Worry, Worry, Worry / Why Do Everything Happen To Me - 1968
Kent 492 - The Woman I Love / Blues For Me - 1968
Kent 499 - Slow Burn / 3 O'clock Blues - 1968
Modern Oldies 1 - Please Love Me / Crying Won't Help You - ?
Modern Oldies 3 - Woke Up This Morning / Bad Case Of Love - ?
Modern Oldies 5 - Sweet Sixteen (Part 1) / Sweet Sixteen (Part 2) - ?
Modern Oldies 7 - Everyday I Have The Blues / Time To Say Goodbye - ?
Modern Oldies 9 -
3 O'clock Blues / Did You Ever Love A Woman - ?
Modern Oldies 11 - You Upset Me Baby / When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - ?
Modern Oldies 19 - You Know I Love You / Ten Long Years - ?
Modern Oldies 30 - Rock Me Baby/ I Can't Lose - ?
Modern Oldies 46 - Eyesight To The Blind / Blues Stay Away - ?
Modern Oldies 50 - Beautician Blues / Five Long Years - ?
Modern Oldies 53 - Please Accept My Love / That Evil Child - ?
Modern Oldies 54 - My Own Fault / The Jungle - ?
Modern Oldies 56 - Frisco Blues / I'm Changing My Ways - ?
Bluesway 61012 - Sweet Sixteen (Part 1) / Sweet Sixteen (Part 2) - 1968
Bluesway 61015 - Paying The Cost To Be The Boss / Having My Say - 1968
Bluesway 61018 - I'm Gonna Do What They Do To Me / Losing Faith In You - 1968
Bluesway 61019 - You Put It On Me* / B. B. Jones - 1968 *from the film "For Love Of Ivy".
Bluesway 61021 - Dance With Me / Please Send Me Someone To Love - 1968
Bluesway 61022 - Don't Waste My Time / Get Myself Somebody - 1969
Kent 510 - The Fool / Shoutin' The Blues - 1969
Bluesway 61024 - Why I Sing The Blues / Friends - 1969
Bluesway 61026 - Get Off My Backl Woman / I Want You So Bad - 1969
Bluesway 61029 - Just A Little Love / My Mood - 1969
Bluesway 61032 - The Thrill Is Gone / You're Mean - 1969 (some copies issued with picture sleeve)
Kent 4513 - I'm Cracking Up Over You / Powerhouse - 1969
Bluesway 61035 - So Excited / Confessin' The Blues - 1970
Kent 4515 - Dreams / House Rocker - 1970
Kent 4526 - Worried Life / Walkin' Dr. Bill - 1970
ABC 11268 - Hummingbird / Ask Me No Questions - 1970
ABC 11280 - Chains And Things* / King's Special - 1970 *session Carole King (piano)
Kent 4542 - That Evil Child / Tell Me Baby - 1971
Kent 4549 - I'll Survive / Long Nights - 1971
ABC 11290 - Ask Me No Questions / Nobody Loves Me But My Mother - 1971
ABC 11302 - Help The Poor (Instrumental) / Lucille's Granny - 1971
ABC 11310 - Ghetto Woman / Seven Minutes - 1971
ABC 11316 - Ain't Nobody Home / Alexi's Boogie - 1971
ABC 11319 - Sweet Sixteen / I've Been Blue Too Long - 1972

B. B. King / Slim Harpo

Trip 124 - Rock Me Baby / Baby Scratch My Back - ?

B. B. King

Kent 4562 - Precious Lord / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - 1972
Kent 4566 - Don't Get Around Much Anymore / Poontanging - 1972
Kent 4572 - Recession Blues / Walkin' Dr. Bill - 1972
ABC 11321 - I Got Some Help I Don't Need / Lucille's Granny - 1972
ABC 11330 - Guess Who / Better Lovin' Man - 1972
ABC 11339 - Summer In The City / Five Long Years - 1972
ABC 11373 - To Know You Is To Love You / I Can't Leave - 1973
ABC 11406 - I Like To Live The Love / Love - 1973
ABC 11433 - Who Are You / On To Me - 1974
ABC 12029 - Philadelphia / Up At 5 A. M. - 1974
ABC 12053 - Friends / My Song - 1974
Goldies 45   1245 - Don't Answer The Door / Paying The Cost To Be The Boss - 1970's
Goldies 45   1246 - Blues At Midnight / B. B. Jones - 1970's
Goldies 45   1247 - Sneaking Around / I Don't Want You Cuttin' Off Your Hair - 1970's
Goldies 45   1248 - Why I Sing The Blues / Get Off My Back Woman - 1970's
ABC 12158 - When I'm Wrong / Have Faith - 1976

Bobby Bland And B. B. King 

ABC / Impulse 31006 - Let The Good Times Roll / Strange Things - 1976
ABC Impulse 31009 - Everyday I Have The Blues / The Thrill Is Gone - 1976

B. B. King

Goldies 45   1449 - The Thrill Is Gone / I Get So Excited - 1970's
Goldies 45   1453 - Hummingbird / Chains And Things - 1970's 
ABC 12247 - Slow And Easy / I Wonder Why - 1977
Goldies 45   1463 - Ghetto Woman / Ain't Nobody Home - 1970's
Goldies 45   1467 - Sweet Sixteen / I Got Some Help I Don't Need - 1970's
Goldies 45   2418 - Paying The Cost To Be Boss / Don't Answer The Door - 1970's
Goldies 45   2419 - Blues At
Midnight / B. B. Jones - 1970's
Goldies 45   2420 - Sneakin' Around / I Don't Want You Cuttin' Your Hair - 1970's
Goldies 45 - 2421 - Get Off My Back Woman / Why I Sing The Blues - 1970's
ABC 12380 - Never Make A Move Too Soon / Let Me Make You Cry A Little Longer - 1978
ABC 12412 - I Just Can't Leave Your Love Alone / Midnight Believer - 1978
Goldies 45   2646 - I Like To Live The Love / To Know You Is To Love You - 1970's

MCA 41062 - Happy Birthday Blues / Better Not Look Down - 1979

B. B. King & 
Bobby Bland  

Goldies 45   2816 - Slow And Easy / The Thrill Is Gone - 1970's

B. B. King

MCA 51101 - There Must Be A Better World Somewhere / You're Going With Me - 1981
MCA 52057 - Since I Met You Baby / One Of Those Nights - 1982

The Crusaders with B. B. King and The
London Symphony Orchestra (members B. B. King, .......)

MCA 52098 - Street Life / Overture - 1982

B. B. King

MCA 52125 - Love Me Tender / The World I Never Made - 1983
MCA 52218 - Sell My Monkey / Inflation Blues - 1983
MCA 52530 - Into The Night* / Century City Chase Of J. B. In Teheran - 1985 (some copies issued with picture sleeve) *from the film of the same name. 
MCA L33-1284 - My Lucille (Extended) / Into The Night - 1985 (12" promo issue)

B. B. King / Thelma Houston

MCA 52574 - My Lucille / Keep It Light* - 1985 *flip by Thelma Houston. (some copies issued with picture sleeve)

B. B. King

MCA 52675 - Big Boss Man / My Guitar Sings The Blues - 1985
MCA 52751 - Memory Lane / Six Silver Strings - 1985
MCA 53269 - (You've Become A) Habit To Me / (You've Become A) Habit To Me (Long) - 1988
MCA 23831 - (You've Become A) Habit To Me (Lp Version) / (You've Become A) Habit To Me (T. V. Mix) - 1988 (12" Release)
MCA L33-17810 - Lay Another Log On The Fire / Go On - 1989 (12" Promo Issue Only)
MCA 53644 - Lay Another Log On The Fire / Go On - 1989
Collectables 037227 - Don't Answer The Door / Paying The Cost To Be Boss - ?
Collectables
Col 901007 - The Thrill Is Gone / So Excited - ?
Collectables Col 901767 - Better Not Look Down / Never Make A Move Too Soon - ?
Collectables Col 901777 - I Like To Live The Love / Into The Night - ?

B. B. King / B. B. King with
Bobby Bland

Collectables Col 901787 - To Know You Is To Love You / Let The Good Times Roll* - ? *flip by B. B. King with Bobby Bland.

B. B. King

MCA 2118 - The Blues Come Over Me / The Blues Come Over Me / The Blues Come Over Me /// The Blues Come Over Me / The Blues Come Over Me / The Blues Come Over Me - 1991 (12" promo issue only)
MCA 54339 - The Blues Come Over Me (Wild & Bluesy Club Mix Edit) / The Blues Come Over Me (Integrity Mix) - 1992

B. B. King / Hadda Brooks

Pointblank 58820 - Christmas Celebration / White Christmas* - 1999 *flip by Hadda Brooks.

B. B. King / Eric Clapton

Reprise 7-16831 - Riding With The King / Key To The Highway - 2000
Reprise 7-16832 - Worried Life Blues / Days Of Old - 2000
Reprise 7-16833 - Marry You / Three O'clock Blues (Edit) - 2000
Reprise 7-16834 - When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer (Edit) / I Wanna Be - 2000
Reprise 7-16835 - Help The Poor / Hold On I'm Coming - 2000
Reprise 7-16836 - Come Rain Or Come Shine / Ten Long Years - 2000 

Updates by Craig Butler and Bosko Asanovic