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: