Now Appearing at Ole Miss

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Now Appearing at Ole Miss
Live album by B. B. King
Released 1980
Genre Blues
Length 84:52
Label MCA
B. B. King chronology
Take It Home
(1979)
Now Appearing at Ole Miss
(1980)
There Must Be a Better World Somewhere
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[1]

Now Appearing at Ole Miss is a live album by B. B. King, released in 1980. Bill Dahl of Allmusic called it "the worst, most lethargic live album that King ever made."[2]

Tracklist[edit]

  1. "Intro/B.B. King Blues Theme" (Owens) – 3:04
  2. "Caldonia" (Moore) – 2:47
  3. "Blues Medley" – 14:10
  4. "Hold On (I Think Our Love Is Changing)" (Jennings, Sample) – 5:45
  5. "I Got Some Help I Don't Need" (Clark, King) – 5:24
  6. "Darlin' You Know I Love You" (Bihari, King) – 7:14
  7. "When I'm Wrong" (King) – 9:29
  8. "The Thrill Is Gone" (Darnell, Hawkins) – 11:16
  9. "Never Make a Move Too Soon" (Hooper, Jennings) – 7:23
  10. "Three O'Clock in the Morning" (King, Taub) – 8:56
  11. "Rock Me Baby" (Josea, King) – 3:52
  12. "Guess Who?" (Belvin, Belvin) – 2:33
  13. "I Just Can't Leave Your Love Alone" (Jennings, Sample) – 2:59

The cassette tape release MCAC2-8016, provides some more information. On that release tracks 5 and 10 are reversed. "Blues Medley" is composed of "Don't Answer the Door", "You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now", "Need Your Love So Bad", and "Nobody Loves Me but My Mother". The main face of the cassette insert shows what looks like an LP cover with the title listed as: B.B. King "Now Appearing" at Ole Miss. The spine of the cassette insert lists the title as: Live at the University of Mississippi "Ole Miss". The cassette itself lists the title as Live "Now Appearing at Ole Miss".

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