'B.B. King: Live at Royal Albert Hall 2011' DVD/CD Features Slash, Derek Trucks

Shout! Factory will release B.B. King: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011 as a CD, DVD, Blu-ray and download on March 20.

The show was recorded June 28, 2011, at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Special guests that night -- and on the CD, DVD, etc. -- include Slash, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Ron Wood and Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall.

Songs include “I Need You So,” “Key To The Highway” and “The Thrill Is Gone.” The night concluded with everyone joining King onstage for “When The Saints Go Marching In.” The full track listing is below.

B.B. King: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011 Setlist:

  • 01. I Need You So
  • 02. Key To The Highway
  • 03. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
  • 04. All Over Again
  • 05. Rock Me Baby
  • 06. You Are My Sunshine
  • 07. B.B. Jams With Guests
  • 08. The Thrill Is Gone
  • 09. Guess Who
  • 10. When The Saints Go Marching In

Bonus Features/Backstage Pass:

* Backstage chat with King
* Interviews with Trucks, Tedeschi, Wood and Hucknall
* Slash talks music and B.B. King

To whet your appetite, here's fan-filmed footage of Slash playing blues that night. NOTE: This is NOT a sample of the new DVD, just something we found on YouTube:

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.