B. B. King – Indianola Mississippi Seeds – LP

B. B. King - Indianola Mississippi Seeds - LP

B. B. King – Indianola Mississippi Seeds – LP

This Elemental Music release presents a newly remastered 180 gram reissue of one of B. B. King’s most critically acclaimed albums: Indianola Mississippi Seeds. Mostly recorded at The Record Plant, Los Angeles, California, between May and June 1970, this masterpiece was released in October 1970 on ABC Records (his first LP on the mother label after several releases on its blues sub-label, Bluesway Records). The album appeared on several of Billboard’s album charts in 1970, reaching number 26 on the Pop album chart, number 7 on the Jazz album chart, and 8 on Billboard’s listing for “Black Albums.” It also generated several hit singles, “Chains and Things”, King’s own “Ask Me No Questions” and Leon Russell’s “Hummingbird”.

SIDE A:

01. NOBODY LOVES ME BUT MY MOTHER
02. YOU’RE STILL MY WOMAN
03. ASK ME NO QUESTIONS
04. UNTIL I’M DEAD AND COLD
05. KING’S SPECIAL

SIDE B:

06. AIN’T GONNA WORRY MY LIFE ANYMORE
07. CHAINS AND THINGS
08. GO UNDERGROUND
09. HUMMINGBIRD

Produced by: Bill Szymczyk
Strings and Horns arranged by: Jimmie Haskell

“I know the critics always mention Live & Well or Live at the Regal”, stated B. B. King, “but I think that Indianola Mississippi Seeds was the best album that I’ve done artistically.”