There are few more gorgeous sounds than the sweet sting of B. B. King’s guitar, and the thicker-toned bite of Eric Clapton’s. On the triumphant collaboration Riding with the King, the two cross-generational masters take on — what else? — the blues in its many guises. Playing traditional slow numbers, both acoustic (”Worried Life Blues”) and electric (”Three O’Clock Blues”), mid-tempo stomps (”Help the Poor”), and postwar transformations into R&B (”Hold on I’m Coming”) and rock (”I Wanna Be”), ”father” and ”son” find plenty of common ground. A
Riding With the King There are few more gorgeous sounds than the sweet sting of B. B. King's guitar, and the thicker-toned bite of Eric Clapton's. On the triumphant ...Riding With the KingR&B There are few more gorgeous sounds than the sweet sting of B. B. King's guitar, and the thicker-toned bite of Eric Clapton's. On the triumphant ...2000-06-16
Genre: R&B; Lead Performers: Eric Clapton, B.B. King; Producer (group): Reprise Records
Posted June 16 2000 — 12:00 AM EDT
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