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Limited edition of 400 sets worldwide! Box set of 17 CDs + 1 LP + 1 book!
B.B. King, The Complete RPM/Kent Recording Box 1950-1965. The Life, Times and the Blues of B.B. in All His Glory』

【CONTENTS】
● 17 CDs containing almost all RPM/Kent Records recordings (many previously unreleased recordings)
● LPs (heavy vinyl) focusing on relatively unknown hard blues from a number of masterpieces and superb records.
56-page booklet in LP jacket size, featuring rare photographs owned by the late Ernest Withers, a photographer who also had contact with the artist.
●The Arrival of B.B. King (1980), the world's first published book on B.B. King, translated into English by Charles Sawyer (The Arrival of the Blues - B.B. King), translated by Kazumi Someya.

The Complete RPM/Kent Recording Box
Revolutionary modern blues from the king of the blues, Mr Blues, who has never been unleashed as the days passed since he wandered with a stone as his pillow!
B.B., who has only been newly married for just over a year, says: "Now I want to go home and see my wife's face. But the recording session was so heated that no one even noticed when they stopped in the middle of a song. This real blues production scene, B.B. at the height of his enthusiasm, can only be heard on this box.

Two years in conception; a true celebration of P Vine's 40th anniversary project.
B.B. King, the king of the blues, who passed away on 14 May 2015. This truly unprecedented box set, fully supervised by its P Vine founder, Yasufumi Higurashi!

B.B. KING BOX B.B. KING BOX

■An unprecedented box set, supervised by P Vine founder Yasufumi Higurashi, containing all the recordings from the RPM/Kent era, 1950-65, at the beginning and peak of B.B. King's career.
■B.B. King himself understood and cheered for P Vine's active introduction of his RPM/Kent work in the Japan/Asia area, with regular master record ownership; B.B. and P Vine had a direct artist contract, and if he had lived to see P Vine's 40 anniversary celebrations, it would have been a project box that he would have been supremely happy with. The album cover, which B.B. signed for P Vine before his death, is also included in the booklet.

B.B.KING Back of booklet

■The CDs are based on the concept that Yasufumi Nigure has thoroughly re-examined the existing and unreleased material, and compiled each CD with a particular focus: all of B.B. King's SPs and singles for RPM and Kent, including alternate takes of those releases, which were later released on LP and CD, plus rare session scenes, 1965. Compiled on 17 CDs, including his last session with Kent in December 1965.
■For the first time, we will hear previously unknown B.B. works, tracked down for the first time on multi-tracks that have survived in existence for decades after they were recorded.
■The first time around 100 songs are presented, including 10 completely unreleased songs plus two separate takes and incomplete takes from the sessions.
■Many rare photographs owned by the late Ernest Withers, a photographer who had a close relationship with B.B., are shown for the first time in Japan. The booklet is the size of an LP record and is full of power.

B.B.KING Booklet 1

■As it is dedicated to B.B. in the 1950s and early 1960s, it provides a translation of how popular he was as a star in the black community at the time, and what kind of personality he had, which is extracted from articles in black magazines and other sources.

B.B.KING Booklet 2

■Bobby Rush contributed a tasteful piece of writing about his memories of B.B. We also conducted a survey 'When I first heard B.B. King'. We received responses from Otis Rush, veteran bluesmen and prominent Western blues researchers.
■In addition to Yasufumi Higurashi, general supervisor, and Akira Takachi, booklet supervisor, detailed commentaries by Keishi Suzuki, Hitoshi Koide, Akira Bunya, Mie Seo, Toshio Imazawa, Takashi Nagai-Hotoke, Shinya Akimoto and Mitsuyoshi Agatsuma are also worth reading.
■The LP contains 14 tracks from the many masterpieces and masterpieces, focusing on relatively unknown (and that's the beauty of it) hard blues, which do not overlap with the CD takes, so you can fully enjoy the greatness and magnitude of B.B. in analogue form.

B.B. KING LP jacket

■A translation of The Arrival of B.B. King (1980), the world's first published book about B.B. King, The Arrival of the Blues - B.B. King, written by Charles Sawyer and translated by Kazumi Someya, is also included. Please enjoy listening to the sound.

B.B.KING BOX

■The box set reveals all about how B.B. King pioneered and established his own style of blues - modern blues - that would have an immeasurable impact on later blues and rock.... This box set reveals the entire story of how B.B. King pioneered and established his own style of blues (modern blues) that would have an immeasurable impact on later blues and rock.

This is a B.B. exploration unlike any other B.B. work to date. It's not just a compilation, it's an exploration of B.B. like no other! This is the ultimate B.B. king seeking project!

 

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[Special offer] 2 rare promo photos of B.B. King (A4 size) + postcard set.
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《Product Information》
ARTIST:B.B. KING
TITLE:The Complete RPM-Kent Recording Box 1950-1965 - The Life,Times and the Blues of B.B. in All His Glory
Release date:16 December 2015.
item's stock number:PCD-LP-3/20
list price:¥38,500+tax
●17 CD + 1 LP + 1 BOOK
●56-page booklet (detailed commentary/lyrics).
●Limited First Edition

[Track List]

DISC 1: LIFE 1. The Road I Travel - take 1
2. Blues At Sunrise
3. Army Of The Lord - alt. version
4. Broke And Hungry - take 2
5. So Much Trouble
6. Questionnaire Blues
7. Bad Breaks
8. Someday Baby (aka Some Day, Some Where)
9. B.B. Blues (with B.B. on KOMA, Oklahoma)
10. Sunny Road
11. Why I Sing The Blues - take 4
12. Sweet Little Angel - alt. take
13. My Silent Prayer
14. I Want To Get Married - alt. take
15. Sundown
16. Mean Ole Frisco - take 2
17. B.B. King Radio Spot on WOKJ, Jackson, MS
18. Everyday I Have The Blues - take 5 (incomplete)
19. Down Now - take 1
20. We Can't Make It
21. My Own Fault - take 1 (incomplete)
22. The Worst Thing In My Life - alt. overdubbed version
23. I'll Survive
24. Young Dreamers
25. I'm King
26. Growing Old - take 2
27. Time To Say Goodbye - take 4
28. Swing Low Sweet Chariot
DISC 2: 3 O'CLOCK BLUES [RPM 304 - RPM 386] 1. Mistreated Woman
2. B.B. Boogie
3. The Other Night Blues
4. Walkin' And Cryin'
5. My Baby's Gone
6. Don't You Want A Man Like Me
7. B.B. Blues
8. She's Dynamite
9. She's A Mean Woman
10. Hard Working Woman
11. 3 O'Clock Blues
12. That Ain't The Way To Do It
13. Fine Lookin' Woman
14. She Don't Move Me No More
15. Shake It Up And Go
16. My Own Fault, Darlin'
17. Some Day, Some Where
18. Gotta Find My Baby
19. You Didn't Want Me
20. You Know I Love You
21. Story From My Heart And Soul
22. Boogie Woogie Woman
23. Woke Up This Morining (My Baby She Was Gone)
24. Don't Have To Cry (Past Day)
25. Please Love Me
26. Highway Bound
DISC 3: YOU UPSET ME BABY [RPM 391 - RPM 450] 1. Neighborhood Affair
2. Please Hurry Home
3. Why Did You Leave Me
4. Blind Love (Who Can Your Good Man Be)
5. Praying To The Lord
6. Please Help Me
7. Love You Baby
8. The Woman I Love
9. Everything I Do Is Wrong
10. Don't You Want A Man Like Me
11. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
12. Bye! Bye! Baby
13. You Upset Me Baby
14. Whole Lotta' Love
15. Sneakin' Around
16. Everyday I Have The Blues
17. Lonely And Blue
18. Jump With You Baby
19. Shut Your Mouth
20. I'm In Love
21. Talkin' The Blues
22. Boogie Rock
23. What Can I Do (Just Sing The Blues)
24. Ten Long Years (I Had A Woman)
25. I'm Cracking Up Over You
26. Ruby Lee
DISC 4: SWEET LITTLE ANGEL [RPM 451 - KENT 307] 1. Can't We Talk It Over (aka Come Back Baby)
2. Sixteen Tons
3. Crying Won't Help You
4. Did You Ever Love A Woman
5. Let's Do The Boogie
6. Dark Is The Night Pt. 1
7. Dark Is The Night Pt. 2
8. Sweet Little Angel
9. Bad Luck
10. On My Word Of Honor
11. Bim Bam
12. Early In The Morning (aka Early Every Morning)
13. You Don't Know
14. How Do I Love You
15. You Can't Fool My Heart
16. I Want To Get Married
17. Troubles Troubles Troubles
18. (I'm Gonna) Quit My Baby
19. Be Careful With A Fool
20. I Wonder
21. I Need You So Bad
22. The Key To My Kingdom
23. My Heart Belongs To Only You
24. You Know I Go For You
25. Why Do Everything Happen To Me
26. Don't Look Now, But I've Got The Blues
27. Days Of Old
DISC 5: PLEASE ACCEPT MY LOVE [KENT 315 - KENT 353] 1. Please Accept My Love
2. You've Been An Angel
3. I Am
4. Worry Worry
5. Come By Here
6. The Fool
7. A Lonely Lover's Plea
8. The Woman I Love
9. Everyday I Have The Blues
10. Time To Say Goodbye
11. Mean Ole Frisco
12. Sugar Mama
13. Sweet Sixteen
14. Got A Right To Love My Baby
15. My Own Fault
16. Sweet Little Angel
17. Good Man Gone Bad
18. Partin' Time
19. You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now
20. Walking Dr. Bill
21. Things Are Not The Same
22. Fishin' After Me (aka Catfish Blues)
23. Get Out Of Here 24. Bad Luck Soul
DISC 6: MY SOMETIME BABY [KENT 358 - KENT 391] 1. Hold That Train
2. Understand
3. Peace Of Mind
4. Someday
5. Bad Case Of Love
6. You're Breaking My Heart
7. Lonely
8. My Sometime Baby
9. Hully Gully Twist
10. Gonna Miss You Around Here
11. Mashed Potato Twist (aka 38th Street Blues)
12. Three O'Clock Stomp
13. Mashing The Popeye
14. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
15. Going Down Slow
16. 3 O'Clock Blues
17. Your Letter
18. Christmas Celebration
19. Easy Listening Blues
20. Down Now
21. Whole Lot Of Lovin'
22. Trouble In Mind
23. Long Nights (The Feeling They Call The Blues)
24. The Road I Travel
25. My Reward
26. The Letter
27. You Never Know
DISC 7: ROCK ME BABY [KENT 392 - KENT 458] 1. Army Of The Lord
2. Precious Lord
3. Rock Me Baby
4. I Can't Lose
5. You're Gonna Miss Me
6. Let Me Love You
7. Beautician Blues
8. I Can Hear My Name
9. The Worst Thing In My Life
10. Got 'Em Bad
11. Baby, Look At You
12. Blue Shadows
13. And Like That
14. Just A Dream
15. Broken Promise
16. Mercy, Mercy Baby
17. Eyesight To The Blind
18. Just Like A Woman
19. 5 Long Years
20. Love, Honor And Obey
21. Ain't Nobody's Business
22. I Wonder Why
23. I Stay In The Mood
24. Early Every Morining (aka Early In The Morning)
25. Blues Stay Away
26. It's A Mean World
DISC 8: THE JUNGLE [KENT 462 - KENT 4572] 1. The Jungle
2. Long Gone Baby
3. Treat Me Right
4. Bad Breaks
5. Growing Old
6. Sweet Thing
7. Soul Beat
8. Worry, Worry, Worry - overdubbed version
9. The Woman I Love - overdubbed version
10. Blues For Me
11. 3 O'Clock Blues - overdubbed version
12. Slow Burn
13. Your Fool
14. Shoutin' The Blues
15. House Rocker (aka Boogie Rock)
16. Worried Life
17. Walking Dr. Bill - overdubbed version
18. That Evil Child
19. Tell Me Baby
20. Long Nights (The Feeling They Call The Blues)
21. I'll Survive
22. Precious Lord
23. Swing Low Sweet Chariot
24. Don't Get Around Much Any More
25. Recession Blues
DISC 9: DANCIN' THE BLUES AWAY 1. Woke Up This Morining - take 2
2. B.B. Boogie - take 2
3. Please Love Me - take 2
4. Hard Working Woman - take 2
5. Shut Your Mouth - alt. take
6. Whole Lotta Meat - take 14
7. You've Got My Hands Tied
8. Baby, Look At You - take 2
9. Ruby Lee - short version
10. In The Middle Of An Island - take 7
11. Days Of Old - alt. take
12. Tickle Britches
13. Shake Yours - take 7
14. Three O'Clock Stomp (aka Poontwangie)
15. I've Got Papers On You, Baby
16. Mashed Potato Twist
17. Whole Lot Of Lovin' - take 1
18. My Baby's An Angel
19. My Baby's Dynamite
20. Don't Let It Shock You
21. Mercy, Mercy Baby - take 3
22. Your Good Lovin' Man
23. Rock Me Baby - alt. version
DISC 10: MY LOVE 1. That's How Much You Mean To Me (with B.B.'s Plea)
2. Going Home
3. Jesus Gave Me Water
4. Save A Seat For Me
5. Ole Time Religion
6. Servant's Prayer
7. Pray For You - take 1
8. You Done Lost Your Goood Thing Now - alt. take
9. Radio Spot For A Kent LP
10. Please Set The Date
11. Don't Care Anymore
12. I'm In Love With A Woman
13. Sweet Little Angel - take 1 with false starts
14. You're On Top
15. You Won't Listen
16. What A Way To Spend The Night
17. Early This Morning - take 2
18. Love Oh Love - take 3
19. Running Wild
20. The Wrong Road
21. Be Careful Baby
22. Did You Ever Love A Woman
23. Endless Night (What Have I Done Wrong)
24. Christmas Celebration - take 3
25. I Never Heard A Man
26. I'm Working On The Building
27. I'm Willing To Run All The Way
DISC 11: COVER SONGS AND BEYOND 1. Gotta Find My Baby - alt. take
2. Crying Won't Help You - take 2 (incomplete) take 3
3. Green And Lucky Blues
4. Down Hearted (aka How Blue Can You Get?)
5. Catfish Blues (aka Fishin' After Me)
6. Baby Please Don't Go
7. Dust My Broom
8. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - take 5
9. Going Down Slow - 1959 version take 1
10. Looking The World Over
11. Please Set The Date
12. Somebody Done Changed The Lock On My Door
13. Yes, Indeed
14. Trouble In Mind - take 1
15. St. Louis Blues - incomplete (technical problem at the recording)
16. Blues At Sunrise - alt. take
17. Drifting Blues
18. Blue Shadows 19. Troubles Troubles Troubles - take 1
20. Please Accept My Love - alt. version
21. Driving Wheel
22. Someday Baby (aka Worried Lif Blues)
23. Did You Ever Love A Woman - alt. take
24. Hold That Train - take 1
DISC 12: TALKIN' THE BLUES 1. Talkin' The Blues - take 2
2. String Bean
3. Soul Beat (aka Powerhouse) - take 2
4. Blues For Me (aka Groovin' Twist)
5. Walkin'
6. Rambler
7. Confessin'
8. Don't Touch (aka Don't You Want A Man Like Me)
9. Feedin' The Rock
10. King Of Guitar - take 1
11. King Of Guitar
12. Step It Up (aka Two Step Rock)
13. Low Rider (Broke And Hungry)
14. Jumpin' With B.B.
15. Night Long
16. Blues With B.B.
17. Calypso Jazz (aka Going South)
18. Slidin' And Glidin' (aka Really The Blues)
19. Fusion Jazz - take 1
20. King's Rock Jazz
21. Slidin' And Glidin' (aka Really The Blues) - alt. take
DISC 13: B.B. AT THE RECORDING STUDIO 1. The Woman I Love - take 1-2 (incomplete)
2. The Woman I Love - take 3
3. The Woman I Love - take 4 (incomplete)
4. The Woman I Love - take 5
5. The Woman I Love - take 6-8 (incomplete)
6. The Woman I Love - take 9
7. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - take 1
8. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - take 2-6 (incomplete)
9. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - 1962 version take 1-3 (Incomplete)
10. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - 1962 version take 5
11. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 1-2 (incomplete)
12. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 3
13. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 4-6 (incomplete)
14. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 7
15. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 8 (incomplete)
16. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 9
17. Confessin' The Blues - incomplete take
18. Confessin' The Blues - take 5
19. Confessin' The Blues - take 6-7 (incomplete)
20. Confessin' The Blues - take 8
21. I Wonder Why - take 1
22. I Wonder Why - take 2-3 (incomplete)
23. I Wonder Why - take 4
24. I Wonder Why - take 5-7 (incomplete)
25. I Wonder Why - take 8 (incomplete)
26. Going Down Slow - incomplete take
27. Going Down Slow - take 2
28. Going Down Slow - take 3 (incomplete)
29. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 1
30. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 2-4 (incomplete)
31. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 5
32. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 6-7 (incomplete)
DISC 14: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE I] 1. Mistreated Woman - alt. take
2. The Other Night Blues - take 1
3. The Other Night Blues - take 3
4. Walkin' And Cryin' - take 2 5. Walkin' And Cryin' - take 3
6. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - alt. take
7. B.B. Blues - incomplete take
8. A New Way Of Driving
9. Fine Lookin' Woman - take 1
10. Fine Lookin' Woman - take 3
11. She's A Mean Woman - take 1
12. Pray For You - take 2
13. Darling I Love You
14. That Ain't The Way To Do It - alt. take
15. I Got A Woman Who Lives Upon The Hill
16. I Got A Girl Who Lives Up On The Hill
17. I'm So Glad
18. Low Down Dirty Baby
19. Story From My Heart And Soul - take 1
20. Woke Up This Morining - take 1
21. Don't Have To Cry (Past Day) - take 1
22. Please Love Me - take 1
23. Blind Love - take 2
24. Please Remember Me
DISC 15: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE II] 1. Everything I Do Is Wrong - take 2
2. Whole Lotta Meat - take 10
3. Everyday I Have The Blues - take 6
4. I Was Blind
5. Jump With You Baby - take 2
6. Shut Your Mouth - take 1
7. I'm Cracking Up Over You - take 1
8. Dark Is The Night Pt. 1 (aka The Blues Has Got Me) - alt. take
9. Sweet Little Angel - take 2
10. Bad Luck - take 1
11. Troubles Troubles Troubles (aka Troubles Don't Last) - take 5
12. Why I Sing The Blues - take 2
13. Early In The Morning (aka Early Every Morning) - take 2
14. Don't Look Now, But I've Got The Blues - take 3
15. Early In The Morning (aka Early Every Morning) - 1959 version
16. I Stay In The Mood - take 5
17. (I'm Gonna) Quit My Baby - take 2
18. Be Careful With A Fool - take 11
19. Don't Keep Me Waiting
20. Don't Break Your Promise
21. You Know I Go For You - alt. take
22. Yesterday
23. I Love You So
24. You've Been An Angel - take 2
25. If I Lost You
26. Why Not
27. Tomorrow Is Another Day
DISC 16: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE III] 1. Shake Yours - take 4
2. Feel Like A Million
3. Treat Me Right (aka Oh Baby) - take 1 (incomplete) take 3
4. We Can't Make It - take 4
5. I Can't Explain
6. Please Set The Date - take 1
7. Don't Cry Anymore
8. Partin' Time - take 1 (incomplete) take 3
9. Someday (You're Gonna Miss Me)
10. I Need You, Baby 11. Loving You In Vain
12. Loving You In Vain - alt. take
13. The Jungle
14. Troubles Don't Last
15. Early This Morning
16. That's How Much You Mean To Me - take 3
17. Someday Baby
18. Shotgun Blues
19. You're Gonna Miss Me
20. Mr. Pawn Broker
21. Love My Baby
22. What A Way To Go - alt. version
23. So Many Days
24. Someday - alt. take
25. Long Nights (The Feeling They Call The Blues) - take 4
DISC 17: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE IV] 1. Eyesight To The Blind - take 1
2. Eyesight To The Blind - take 2 (incomplete)
3. Eyesight To The Blind - take 3
4. Eyesight To The Blind - take 4
5. Eyesight To The Blind - take 4 alt. version
6. Radio Show - WVON DJ Ed Cook
7. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 1 (poss. alt. session)
8. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 2 (poss. alt. session - incomplete)
9. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 3 (poss. alt. session)
10. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 3
11. A Woman Don't Care - take 1
12. A Woman Don't Care - take 2-3 (incomplete)
13. A Woman Don't Care - take 4
14. A Woman Don't Care - take 5
15. A Woman Don't Care - take 6-7 (incomplete)
16. A Woman Don't Care - take 8
17. A Woman Don't Care - take 8 alt. version
18. Make Me Blue - take 1-2 (incomplete)
19. Make Me Blue - take 3
20. Make Me Blue - take 9
21. Make Me Blue - take 9 alt. Version
22. Radio Spot: Advertising One of Kent LPs
23. 5 Long Years - take1
24. 5 Long Years - take 3 (incomplete)
25. 5 Long Years - take 5
26. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 1-2 (incomplete)
27. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 3
28. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 4-5 (incomplete)
29. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 6
30. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 7
LP: TREASURES UNTOLD A1. Shake Yours
A2. You Shouldn't Have Left
A3. Going Down Slow
A4. On My Word Of Honor - take 1
A5. Strange Things
A6. Walkin' - alt. take
A7. Let Me Love You - alt. version

B1. Worry Worry - take 4
B2. Someday Baby
B3. You Know I Love You
B4. Lonely And Blue - take 3
B5. What A Way To Go
B6. Shotgun Blues - original version
B7. Your Fool - original version

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Description

Limited edition of 400 sets worldwide! Box set of 17 CDs + 1 LP + 1 book!
B.B. King, The Complete RPM/Kent Recording Box 1950-1965. The Life, Times and the Blues of B.B. in All His Glory』

【CONTENTS】
● 17 CDs containing almost all RPM/Kent Records recordings (many previously unreleased recordings)
● LPs (heavy vinyl) focusing on relatively unknown hard blues from a number of masterpieces and superb records.
56-page booklet in LP jacket size, featuring rare photographs owned by the late Ernest Withers, a photographer who also had contact with the artist.
●The Arrival of B.B. King (1980), the world's first published book on B.B. King, translated into English by Charles Sawyer (The Arrival of the Blues - B.B. King), translated by Kazumi Someya.

The Complete RPM/Kent Recording Box
Revolutionary modern blues from the king of the blues, Mr Blues, who has never been unleashed as the days passed since he wandered with a stone as his pillow!
B.B., who has only been newly married for just over a year, says: "Now I want to go home and see my wife's face. But the recording session was so heated that no one even noticed when they stopped in the middle of a song. This real blues production scene, B.B. at the height of his enthusiasm, can only be heard on this box.

Two years in conception; a true celebration of P Vine's 40th anniversary project.
B.B. King, the king of the blues, who passed away on 14 May 2015. This truly unprecedented box set, fully supervised by its P Vine founder, Yasufumi Higurashi!

B.B. KING BOX B.B. KING BOX

■An unprecedented box set, supervised by P Vine founder Yasufumi Higurashi, containing all the recordings from the RPM/Kent era, 1950-65, at the beginning and peak of B.B. King's career.
■B.B. King himself understood and cheered for P Vine's active introduction of his RPM/Kent work in the Japan/Asia area, with regular master record ownership; B.B. and P Vine had a direct artist contract, and if he had lived to see P Vine's 40 anniversary celebrations, it would have been a project box that he would have been supremely happy with. The album cover, which B.B. signed for P Vine before his death, is also included in the booklet.

B.B.KING Back of booklet

■The CDs are based on the concept that Yasufumi Nigure has thoroughly re-examined the existing and unreleased material, and compiled each CD with a particular focus: all of B.B. King's SPs and singles for RPM and Kent, including alternate takes of those releases, which were later released on LP and CD, plus rare session scenes, 1965. Compiled on 17 CDs, including his last session with Kent in December 1965.
■For the first time, we will hear previously unknown B.B. works, tracked down for the first time on multi-tracks that have survived in existence for decades after they were recorded.
■The first time around 100 songs are presented, including 10 completely unreleased songs plus two separate takes and incomplete takes from the sessions.
■Many rare photographs owned by the late Ernest Withers, a photographer who had a close relationship with B.B., are shown for the first time in Japan. The booklet is the size of an LP record and is full of power.

B.B.KING Booklet 1

■As it is dedicated to B.B. in the 1950s and early 1960s, it provides a translation of how popular he was as a star in the black community at the time, and what kind of personality he had, which is extracted from articles in black magazines and other sources.

B.B.KING Booklet 2

■Bobby Rush contributed a tasteful piece of writing about his memories of B.B. We also conducted a survey 'When I first heard B.B. King'. We received responses from Otis Rush, veteran bluesmen and prominent Western blues researchers.
■In addition to Yasufumi Higurashi, general supervisor, and Akira Takachi, booklet supervisor, detailed commentaries by Keishi Suzuki, Hitoshi Koide, Akira Bunya, Mie Seo, Toshio Imazawa, Takashi Nagai-Hotoke, Shinya Akimoto and Mitsuyoshi Agatsuma are also worth reading.
■The LP contains 14 tracks from the many masterpieces and masterpieces, focusing on relatively unknown (and that's the beauty of it) hard blues, which do not overlap with the CD takes, so you can fully enjoy the greatness and magnitude of B.B. in analogue form.

B.B. KING LP jacket

■A translation of The Arrival of B.B. King (1980), the world's first published book about B.B. King, The Arrival of the Blues - B.B. King, written by Charles Sawyer and translated by Kazumi Someya, is also included. Please enjoy listening to the sound.

B.B.KING BOX

■The box set reveals all about how B.B. King pioneered and established his own style of blues - modern blues - that would have an immeasurable impact on later blues and rock.... This box set reveals the entire story of how B.B. King pioneered and established his own style of blues (modern blues) that would have an immeasurable impact on later blues and rock.

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《Product Information》
ARTIST:B.B. KING
TITLE:The Complete RPM-Kent Recording Box 1950-1965 - The Life,Times and the Blues of B.B. in All His Glory
Release date:16 December 2015.
item's stock number:PCD-LP-3/20
list price:¥38,500+tax
●17 CD + 1 LP + 1 BOOK
●56-page booklet (detailed commentary/lyrics).
●Limited First Edition

[Track List]

DISC 1: LIFE 1. The Road I Travel - take 1
2. Blues At Sunrise
3. Army Of The Lord - alt. version
4. Broke And Hungry - take 2
5. So Much Trouble
6. Questionnaire Blues
7. Bad Breaks
8. Someday Baby (aka Some Day, Some Where)
9. B.B. Blues (with B.B. on KOMA, Oklahoma)
10. Sunny Road
11. Why I Sing The Blues - take 4
12. Sweet Little Angel - alt. take
13. My Silent Prayer
14. I Want To Get Married - alt. take
15. Sundown
16. Mean Ole Frisco - take 2
17. B.B. King Radio Spot on WOKJ, Jackson, MS
18. Everyday I Have The Blues - take 5 (incomplete)
19. Down Now - take 1
20. We Can't Make It
21. My Own Fault - take 1 (incomplete)
22. The Worst Thing In My Life - alt. overdubbed version
23. I'll Survive
24. Young Dreamers
25. I'm King
26. Growing Old - take 2
27. Time To Say Goodbye - take 4
28. Swing Low Sweet Chariot
DISC 2: 3 O'CLOCK BLUES [RPM 304 - RPM 386] 1. Mistreated Woman
2. B.B. Boogie
3. The Other Night Blues
4. Walkin' And Cryin'
5. My Baby's Gone
6. Don't You Want A Man Like Me
7. B.B. Blues
8. She's Dynamite
9. She's A Mean Woman
10. Hard Working Woman
11. 3 O'Clock Blues
12. That Ain't The Way To Do It
13. Fine Lookin' Woman
14. She Don't Move Me No More
15. Shake It Up And Go
16. My Own Fault, Darlin'
17. Some Day, Some Where
18. Gotta Find My Baby
19. You Didn't Want Me
20. You Know I Love You
21. Story From My Heart And Soul
22. Boogie Woogie Woman
23. Woke Up This Morining (My Baby She Was Gone)
24. Don't Have To Cry (Past Day)
25. Please Love Me
26. Highway Bound
DISC 3: YOU UPSET ME BABY [RPM 391 - RPM 450] 1. Neighborhood Affair
2. Please Hurry Home
3. Why Did You Leave Me
4. Blind Love (Who Can Your Good Man Be)
5. Praying To The Lord
6. Please Help Me
7. Love You Baby
8. The Woman I Love
9. Everything I Do Is Wrong
10. Don't You Want A Man Like Me
11. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
12. Bye! Bye! Baby
13. You Upset Me Baby
14. Whole Lotta' Love
15. Sneakin' Around
16. Everyday I Have The Blues
17. Lonely And Blue
18. Jump With You Baby
19. Shut Your Mouth
20. I'm In Love
21. Talkin' The Blues
22. Boogie Rock
23. What Can I Do (Just Sing The Blues)
24. Ten Long Years (I Had A Woman)
25. I'm Cracking Up Over You
26. Ruby Lee
DISC 4: SWEET LITTLE ANGEL [RPM 451 - KENT 307] 1. Can't We Talk It Over (aka Come Back Baby)
2. Sixteen Tons
3. Crying Won't Help You
4. Did You Ever Love A Woman
5. Let's Do The Boogie
6. Dark Is The Night Pt. 1
7. Dark Is The Night Pt. 2
8. Sweet Little Angel
9. Bad Luck
10. On My Word Of Honor
11. Bim Bam
12. Early In The Morning (aka Early Every Morning)
13. You Don't Know
14. How Do I Love You
15. You Can't Fool My Heart
16. I Want To Get Married
17. Troubles Troubles Troubles
18. (I'm Gonna) Quit My Baby
19. Be Careful With A Fool
20. I Wonder
21. I Need You So Bad
22. The Key To My Kingdom
23. My Heart Belongs To Only You
24. You Know I Go For You
25. Why Do Everything Happen To Me
26. Don't Look Now, But I've Got The Blues
27. Days Of Old
DISC 5: PLEASE ACCEPT MY LOVE [KENT 315 - KENT 353] 1. Please Accept My Love
2. You've Been An Angel
3. I Am
4. Worry Worry
5. Come By Here
6. The Fool
7. A Lonely Lover's Plea
8. The Woman I Love
9. Everyday I Have The Blues
10. Time To Say Goodbye
11. Mean Ole Frisco
12. Sugar Mama
13. Sweet Sixteen
14. Got A Right To Love My Baby
15. My Own Fault
16. Sweet Little Angel
17. Good Man Gone Bad
18. Partin' Time
19. You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now
20. Walking Dr. Bill
21. Things Are Not The Same
22. Fishin' After Me (aka Catfish Blues)
23. Get Out Of Here 24. Bad Luck Soul
DISC 6: MY SOMETIME BABY [KENT 358 - KENT 391] 1. Hold That Train
2. Understand
3. Peace Of Mind
4. Someday
5. Bad Case Of Love
6. You're Breaking My Heart
7. Lonely
8. My Sometime Baby
9. Hully Gully Twist
10. Gonna Miss You Around Here
11. Mashed Potato Twist (aka 38th Street Blues)
12. Three O'Clock Stomp
13. Mashing The Popeye
14. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
15. Going Down Slow
16. 3 O'Clock Blues
17. Your Letter
18. Christmas Celebration
19. Easy Listening Blues
20. Down Now
21. Whole Lot Of Lovin'
22. Trouble In Mind
23. Long Nights (The Feeling They Call The Blues)
24. The Road I Travel
25. My Reward
26. The Letter
27. You Never Know
DISC 7: ROCK ME BABY [KENT 392 - KENT 458] 1. Army Of The Lord
2. Precious Lord
3. Rock Me Baby
4. I Can't Lose
5. You're Gonna Miss Me
6. Let Me Love You
7. Beautician Blues
8. I Can Hear My Name
9. The Worst Thing In My Life
10. Got 'Em Bad
11. Baby, Look At You
12. Blue Shadows
13. And Like That
14. Just A Dream
15. Broken Promise
16. Mercy, Mercy Baby
17. Eyesight To The Blind
18. Just Like A Woman
19. 5 Long Years
20. Love, Honor And Obey
21. Ain't Nobody's Business
22. I Wonder Why
23. I Stay In The Mood
24. Early Every Morining (aka Early In The Morning)
25. Blues Stay Away
26. It's A Mean World
DISC 8: THE JUNGLE [KENT 462 - KENT 4572] 1. The Jungle
2. Long Gone Baby
3. Treat Me Right
4. Bad Breaks
5. Growing Old
6. Sweet Thing
7. Soul Beat
8. Worry, Worry, Worry - overdubbed version
9. The Woman I Love - overdubbed version
10. Blues For Me
11. 3 O'Clock Blues - overdubbed version
12. Slow Burn
13. Your Fool
14. Shoutin' The Blues
15. House Rocker (aka Boogie Rock)
16. Worried Life
17. Walking Dr. Bill - overdubbed version
18. That Evil Child
19. Tell Me Baby
20. Long Nights (The Feeling They Call The Blues)
21. I'll Survive
22. Precious Lord
23. Swing Low Sweet Chariot
24. Don't Get Around Much Any More
25. Recession Blues
DISC 9: DANCIN' THE BLUES AWAY 1. Woke Up This Morining - take 2
2. B.B. Boogie - take 2
3. Please Love Me - take 2
4. Hard Working Woman - take 2
5. Shut Your Mouth - alt. take
6. Whole Lotta Meat - take 14
7. You've Got My Hands Tied
8. Baby, Look At You - take 2
9. Ruby Lee - short version
10. In The Middle Of An Island - take 7
11. Days Of Old - alt. take
12. Tickle Britches
13. Shake Yours - take 7
14. Three O'Clock Stomp (aka Poontwangie)
15. I've Got Papers On You, Baby
16. Mashed Potato Twist
17. Whole Lot Of Lovin' - take 1
18. My Baby's An Angel
19. My Baby's Dynamite
20. Don't Let It Shock You
21. Mercy, Mercy Baby - take 3
22. Your Good Lovin' Man
23. Rock Me Baby - alt. version
DISC 10: MY LOVE 1. That's How Much You Mean To Me (with B.B.'s Plea)
2. Going Home
3. Jesus Gave Me Water
4. Save A Seat For Me
5. Ole Time Religion
6. Servant's Prayer
7. Pray For You - take 1
8. You Done Lost Your Goood Thing Now - alt. take
9. Radio Spot For A Kent LP
10. Please Set The Date
11. Don't Care Anymore
12. I'm In Love With A Woman
13. Sweet Little Angel - take 1 with false starts
14. You're On Top
15. You Won't Listen
16. What A Way To Spend The Night
17. Early This Morning - take 2
18. Love Oh Love - take 3
19. Running Wild
20. The Wrong Road
21. Be Careful Baby
22. Did You Ever Love A Woman
23. Endless Night (What Have I Done Wrong)
24. Christmas Celebration - take 3
25. I Never Heard A Man
26. I'm Working On The Building
27. I'm Willing To Run All The Way
DISC 11: COVER SONGS AND BEYOND 1. Gotta Find My Baby - alt. take
2. Crying Won't Help You - take 2 (incomplete) take 3
3. Green And Lucky Blues
4. Down Hearted (aka How Blue Can You Get?)
5. Catfish Blues (aka Fishin' After Me)
6. Baby Please Don't Go
7. Dust My Broom
8. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - take 5
9. Going Down Slow - 1959 version take 1
10. Looking The World Over
11. Please Set The Date
12. Somebody Done Changed The Lock On My Door
13. Yes, Indeed
14. Trouble In Mind - take 1
15. St. Louis Blues - incomplete (technical problem at the recording)
16. Blues At Sunrise - alt. take
17. Drifting Blues
18. Blue Shadows 19. Troubles Troubles Troubles - take 1
20. Please Accept My Love - alt. version
21. Driving Wheel
22. Someday Baby (aka Worried Lif Blues)
23. Did You Ever Love A Woman - alt. take
24. Hold That Train - take 1
DISC 12: TALKIN' THE BLUES 1. Talkin' The Blues - take 2
2. String Bean
3. Soul Beat (aka Powerhouse) - take 2
4. Blues For Me (aka Groovin' Twist)
5. Walkin'
6. Rambler
7. Confessin'
8. Don't Touch (aka Don't You Want A Man Like Me)
9. Feedin' The Rock
10. King Of Guitar - take 1
11. King Of Guitar
12. Step It Up (aka Two Step Rock)
13. Low Rider (Broke And Hungry)
14. Jumpin' With B.B.
15. Night Long
16. Blues With B.B.
17. Calypso Jazz (aka Going South)
18. Slidin' And Glidin' (aka Really The Blues)
19. Fusion Jazz - take 1
20. King's Rock Jazz
21. Slidin' And Glidin' (aka Really The Blues) - alt. take
DISC 13: B.B. AT THE RECORDING STUDIO 1. The Woman I Love - take 1-2 (incomplete)
2. The Woman I Love - take 3
3. The Woman I Love - take 4 (incomplete)
4. The Woman I Love - take 5
5. The Woman I Love - take 6-8 (incomplete)
6. The Woman I Love - take 9
7. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - take 1
8. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - take 2-6 (incomplete)
9. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - 1962 version take 1-3 (Incomplete)
10. When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - 1962 version take 5
11. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 1-2 (incomplete)
12. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 3
13. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 4-6 (incomplete)
14. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 7
15. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 8 (incomplete)
16. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - take 9
17. Confessin' The Blues - incomplete take
18. Confessin' The Blues - take 5
19. Confessin' The Blues - take 6-7 (incomplete)
20. Confessin' The Blues - take 8
21. I Wonder Why - take 1
22. I Wonder Why - take 2-3 (incomplete)
23. I Wonder Why - take 4
24. I Wonder Why - take 5-7 (incomplete)
25. I Wonder Why - take 8 (incomplete)
26. Going Down Slow - incomplete take
27. Going Down Slow - take 2
28. Going Down Slow - take 3 (incomplete)
29. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 1
30. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 2-4 (incomplete)
31. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 5
32. Going Down Slow - 1962 version take 6-7 (incomplete)
DISC 14: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE I] 1. Mistreated Woman - alt. take
2. The Other Night Blues - take 1
3. The Other Night Blues - take 3
4. Walkin' And Cryin' - take 2 5. Walkin' And Cryin' - take 3
6. Don't You Want A Man Like Me - alt. take
7. B.B. Blues - incomplete take
8. A New Way Of Driving
9. Fine Lookin' Woman - take 1
10. Fine Lookin' Woman - take 3
11. She's A Mean Woman - take 1
12. Pray For You - take 2
13. Darling I Love You
14. That Ain't The Way To Do It - alt. take
15. I Got A Woman Who Lives Upon The Hill
16. I Got A Girl Who Lives Up On The Hill
17. I'm So Glad
18. Low Down Dirty Baby
19. Story From My Heart And Soul - take 1
20. Woke Up This Morining - take 1
21. Don't Have To Cry (Past Day) - take 1
22. Please Love Me - take 1
23. Blind Love - take 2
24. Please Remember Me
DISC 15: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE II] 1. Everything I Do Is Wrong - take 2
2. Whole Lotta Meat - take 10
3. Everyday I Have The Blues - take 6
4. I Was Blind
5. Jump With You Baby - take 2
6. Shut Your Mouth - take 1
7. I'm Cracking Up Over You - take 1
8. Dark Is The Night Pt. 1 (aka The Blues Has Got Me) - alt. take
9. Sweet Little Angel - take 2
10. Bad Luck - take 1
11. Troubles Troubles Troubles (aka Troubles Don't Last) - take 5
12. Why I Sing The Blues - take 2
13. Early In The Morning (aka Early Every Morning) - take 2
14. Don't Look Now, But I've Got The Blues - take 3
15. Early In The Morning (aka Early Every Morning) - 1959 version
16. I Stay In The Mood - take 5
17. (I'm Gonna) Quit My Baby - take 2
18. Be Careful With A Fool - take 11
19. Don't Keep Me Waiting
20. Don't Break Your Promise
21. You Know I Go For You - alt. take
22. Yesterday
23. I Love You So
24. You've Been An Angel - take 2
25. If I Lost You
26. Why Not
27. Tomorrow Is Another Day
DISC 16: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE III] 1. Shake Yours - take 4
2. Feel Like A Million
3. Treat Me Right (aka Oh Baby) - take 1 (incomplete) take 3
4. We Can't Make It - take 4
5. I Can't Explain
6. Please Set The Date - take 1
7. Don't Cry Anymore
8. Partin' Time - take 1 (incomplete) take 3
9. Someday (You're Gonna Miss Me)
10. I Need You, Baby 11. Loving You In Vain
12. Loving You In Vain - alt. take
13. The Jungle
14. Troubles Don't Last
15. Early This Morning
16. That's How Much You Mean To Me - take 3
17. Someday Baby
18. Shotgun Blues
19. You're Gonna Miss Me
20. Mr. Pawn Broker
21. Love My Baby
22. What A Way To Go - alt. version
23. So Many Days
24. Someday - alt. take
25. Long Nights (The Feeling They Call The Blues) - take 4
DISC 17: B.B.'S BLUES REVOLUTION [PHASE IV] 1. Eyesight To The Blind - take 1
2. Eyesight To The Blind - take 2 (incomplete)
3. Eyesight To The Blind - take 3
4. Eyesight To The Blind - take 4
5. Eyesight To The Blind - take 4 alt. version
6. Radio Show - WVON DJ Ed Cook
7. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 1 (poss. alt. session)
8. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 2 (poss. alt. session - incomplete)
9. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 3 (poss. alt. session)
10. Ain't Nobody's Business - take 3
11. A Woman Don't Care - take 1
12. A Woman Don't Care - take 2-3 (incomplete)
13. A Woman Don't Care - take 4
14. A Woman Don't Care - take 5
15. A Woman Don't Care - take 6-7 (incomplete)
16. A Woman Don't Care - take 8
17. A Woman Don't Care - take 8 alt. version
18. Make Me Blue - take 1-2 (incomplete)
19. Make Me Blue - take 3
20. Make Me Blue - take 9
21. Make Me Blue - take 9 alt. Version
22. Radio Spot: Advertising One of Kent LPs
23. 5 Long Years - take1
24. 5 Long Years - take 3 (incomplete)
25. 5 Long Years - take 5
26. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 1-2 (incomplete)
27. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 3
28. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 4-5 (incomplete)
29. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 6
30. Blues Stay Away From Me - take 7
LP: TREASURES UNTOLD A1. Shake Yours
A2. You Shouldn't Have Left
A3. Going Down Slow
A4. On My Word Of Honor - take 1
A5. Strange Things
A6. Walkin' - alt. take
A7. Let Me Love You - alt. version

B1. Worry Worry - take 4
B2. Someday Baby
B3. You Know I Love You
B4. Lonely And Blue - take 3
B5. What A Way To Go
B6. Shotgun Blues - original version
B7. Your Fool - original version
BB KING "The Complete RPM-Kent Recording Box 1950-1965" 17CD+LP+BOOK
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