L.A. Midnight

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L.A. Midnight
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Studio album by
ProducerEd Michel
B. B. King chronology
B.B. King in London
L.A. Midnight
Guess Who
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars link
Christgau's Record GuideB+[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

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) - 5:54
  2. "Help the Poor" (Charles Singleton) - 3:33
  3. "Can't You Hear Me Talking" (Dave Clark, B.B. King) - 3:57
  4. "Midnight" (B.B. King) - 8:14

Side B

  1. "Sweet Sixteen" (Joe Josea) - 7:01
  2. "I've Been Blue Too Long" (Dave Clark, B.B. King) - 4:50
  3. "Lucille's Granny" (B.B. King) - 7:53




  1. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: K". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 28, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 118. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ http://www.discogs.com/BB-King-LA-Midnight/release/1920098