L.A. Midnight

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L.A. Midnight
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Studio album by B. B. King
Released 1972
Genre Blues
Label ABC
Producer Ed Michel
B. B. King chronology
B.B. King in London
L.A. Midnight
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L.A. Midnight is the twentieth studio electric blues album by B. B. King released in 1972. It features two extended guitar jams with fellow guitarists Jesse Ed Davis and Joe Walsh ("Midnight" and "Lucille's Granny"). It also features Taj Mahal on harmonica and guitar. ("Can't You Hear Me Talking to You" and "I've Been Blue Too Long" respectively). "Can't You Hear Me Talking To You" also features Davis on guitar.

Track listing[edit]

Side A

  1. "I Got Some Help I Don't Need" (Dave Clark, B.B. King)
  2. "Help the Poor" (Charles Singleton)
  3. "Can't You Hear Me Talking" (Dave Clark, B.B. King)
  4. "Midnight" (B.B. King)

Side B

  1. "Sweet Sixteen" (Joe Josea)
  2. "I've Been Blue Too Long" (Dave Clark, B.B. King)
  3. "Lucille's Granny" (B.B. King)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[1]




  1. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 118. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  2. ^ http://www.discogs.com/BB-King-LA-Midnight/release/1920098