Deuces Wild [Import Bonus Tracks]

Deuces Wild [Import Bonus Tracks]

by B.B. KingB.B. King


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This is B.B.'s celebrity duet album, and a straight-ahead blues album this is not. But longtime fans who are aware of King's genre-stretching capabilities will find much to savor here. Kicking off with B.B. playing some beautiful fills and solo work behind Van Morrison on "If You Love Me," the superstars start lining up to jam with the King, with Tracy Chapman ("The Thrill Is Gone"), Eric Clapton (a funkified "Rock Me Baby"), the Rolling Stones ("Paying the Cost to Be the Boss," with a fine harp solo from Mick Jagger), Willie Nelson (his "Nightlife," long a standard in B.B.'s set list), Bonnie Raitt ("Baby I Love You"), and Marty Stuart ("Confessin' the Blues") all turning in fine efforts. The only clinker aboard here is an ill-advised attempt to make a rap record with Heavy D, the execrable "Keep It Coming." [The import edition adds four bonus tracks: "Let the Good Times Roll," "Bring It Home to Me," "Hummingbird," and "Pauly's Birthday Boogie."]

Product Details

Release Date: 01/31/2006
Label: Imports
UPC: 0008811172220
catalogNumber: 618281
Rank: 55305

Album Credits

Performance Credits

B.B. King   Primary Artist
Marty Stuart   Guitar
Willie Nelson   Track Performer
Dionne Warwick   Track Performer
Paul Carrack   Organ,Keyboards,Vocals
Tracy Chapman   Track Performer
Joe Cocker   Track Performer
Jools Holland   Piano
Mick Jagger   Harmonica,Vocals
Bonnie Raitt   Guitar
Ronnie Wood   Guitar
Charlie Watts   Drums
Bruce Dukov   Violin
Jim Keltner   Drums
Sid Page   Violin,Concert Master
Brian Murray   Trumpet
Kenny Aronoff   Drums
Robert Becker   Viola
Carl Blouin   Baritone Saxophone
Vincent Bonham   Background Vocals
Harry Bowens   Background Vocals
Tony Braunagel   Percussion,Drums
Andrea Byers   Violin
Lenny Castro   Percussion
Eric Clapton   Guitar
Jon Cleary   Piano,Wurlitzer
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion
D'Angelo   Keyboards
Tommy Eyre   Keyboards,Wurlitzer
Berj Garabedian   Violin
David Gilmour   Guitar
Neil Hubbard   Guitar
James "Hutch" Hutchinson   Bass
Michael Landau   Guitar
Darrell Leonard   Trumpet
Dane Little   Cello
Phillip Marshall   Conductor
Reggie McBride   Bass
Hugh McCracken   Guitar
Andy Newmark   Drums
Pino Palladino   Bass
Dean Parks   Guitar
Bill Payne   Keyboards
Leon Pendarvis   Organ
Mickey Rafael   Harmonica
Keith Richards   Guitar
Johnny Lee Schell   Guitar
Jamil Sharif   Trumpet
Marston Smith   Cello
Kurt Snyder   French Horn
Chris Stainton   Piano,Keyboards
Joe Sublett   Tenor Saxophone
Miles Om Tackett   Cello
Martin Tillman   Cello
C.J. Vancston   Organ
Ken Yerke   Violin
Randy Jacobs   Guitar
Daniel Kelley   French Horn
Terrence Forsythe   Background Vocals
Norm Hughes   Violin
Larry Colbert   Cello
Steve Jordan   Drums
Heavy D   Track Performer
Tamara Hatwan   Violin

Technical Credits

Willie Nelson   Composer
Leon Russell   Composer
Jay McShann   Composer
Walter Brown   Composer
Chris Lord-Alge   Producer,Engineer
Walt Breeland   Composer
Paul Buskirk   Composer
Simon Climie   Programming
Steve Holroyd   Engineer
Darrell Leonard   Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Phillip Marshall   String Arrangements
Joe McGrath   Engineer
John Porter   Producer
Ron Black   Engineer
Paul Waller   Programming
Jules Taub   Composer
Fleecie Moore   Composer
Sam Ling   Composer
Sam Theard   Composer

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