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Riding with the King

Release Date 13 Jun 2000
Released18 years, 11 months ago
Performers Eric Clapton
B. B. King
Riding with the King
Riding with the King
B.B. King (left) in July 2009, and Eric Clapton in January 2005

About Riding with the King

Riding with the King is a blues album by Eric Clapton and B.B. King that was released in 2000. It was their first collaborative album and won the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album. The album reached number one on Billboard's Top Blues Albums and was certified 2× Multi-Platinum in the United States. Riding with the King was also released on a DVD-Audio in higher resolution and with a 5.1 surround sound mix in 2000. The album was generally well received by reviewers, although some felt that it could have been better, and that the sound on the CD was too polished for a blues album.

Extra Info

Genre blues
Producer Eric Clapton
Record label Duck Records
Follows Let the Good Times Roll
Followed by Makin' Love Is Good for You