Thursday, December 10, 2009

Details Of B.B. King/Joe Bonamassa Collaboration Revealed

As reported yesterday, über producer Kevin Shirley (Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Journey, The Black Crowes) announced via Facebook that he had recorded a duet between King Of The Blues B.B. King and hard rockin' blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa in Las Vegas. The track will be included in the guitarist's upcoming studio album 'Black Rock' tentatively set for release via J&R Adventures March/April 2010.

Now it can be revealed that the song recorded is a rendition of King's "Night Life", originally on the blues master's 1967 live offering 'Blues Is King'. (Photo : B.B. King, Producer Kevin Shirley)

Please enjoy B.B. King performing the classic live in 1986 at Umeå Jazz Festival, Umeå, Sweden in 1986 :

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