The Best of the Early Years (B.B. King album)

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The Best of the Early Years (album)
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Greatest hits album by B.B. King
Released January 29, 2007
Genre Blues
Length 75:00
Label Ace
Producer Roger Armstrong (Compilation)
B.B. King chronology
B.B. King & Friends: 80
(2005)B.B. King & Friends: 802005
The Best of the Early Years
Forever Gold: B. B. King Live
(2007)Forever Gold: B. B. King Live2007
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Review scores
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Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

The Best of the Early Years is a 2007 Blues compilation album by B.B. King. This "Best of" collection was created from master recordings from King's works from the 1950s and 1960s.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "B.B. Boogie"
  2. "She's Dynamite"
  3. "Shake It Up and Go"
  4. "3 O'Clock Blues"
  5. "Please Love Me"
  6. "Woke Up This Morning"
  7. "You Upset Me Baby"
  8. "Every Day I Have the Blues"
  9. "When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer"
  10. "Ten Long Years"
  11. "Sweet Little Angel"
  12. "Don't Look Now, But I've Got the Blues"
  13. "Early in the Morning"
  14. "Days of Old"
  15. "Mean Old Frisco"
  16. "Catfish Blues a.k.a. Fishin' After Me"
  17. "Sweet Sixteen Pts 1&2"
  18. "I'll Survive"
  19. "Downhearted a.k.a. How Blue Can You Get?"
  20. "Bad Case of Love"
  21. "Rock Me Baby"
  22. "Blues Stay Away from Me"
  23. "Five Long Years"
  24. "That Evil Child"
  25. "Why I Sing the Blues"