B.B. King Live In Africa '74

B.B. King - Live In Africa '74
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 48 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: February 24, 2009
  • Originally Released: 1974
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Interviews: B.B. King 1981 Interview
  • Performances:
    1. To Know You Is To Love You
    2. I Believe To My Soul
    3. Why I Sing The Blues
    4. Ain't Nobody Home
    5. Sweet Sixteen
    6. The Thrill Is Gone
    7. Guess Who
    8. I Like To Live The Love

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Product Description:

The 1974 boxing match in Kinshasa, Zaire, between champion George Foreman and Muhammad Ali is the stuff of legends. Invited to take part in the three-day festival, B.B. King played before a crowd of over 80,000 Africans and delivered a performance considered by many to be one of the greatest of his phenomenal career. Among the classic King tunes performed are "Sweet Sixteen," "Guess Who," "The Thrill Is Gone," "and "Why I Sing the Blues."


  • 1.To Know You Is to Love You [DVD]
  • 2.I Believe to My Soul [DVD]
  • 3.Why I Sing the Blues [DVD]
  • 4.Ain't Nobody Home [DVD]
  • 5.Sweet Sixteen [DVD]
  • 6.The Thrill Is Gone [DVD]
  • 7.Guess Who [DVD]
  • 8.I Like to Live the Love [DVD]
  • 9.[Bonus Material] [DVD]

Product Description:

In 1974, when then-heavyweight champion George Forman was preparing to fight former world champion Muhammad Ali for the historic “Rumble in the Jungle” in Zaire, Africa, another stage was being set, that of concert festival. Considered to be one of his most memorable performances ever, B.B. King shone brightly to the audience of over 80,000.
Filmed and directed by Academy Award®-winner Leon Gast (When We Were Kings), Live In Africa '74 shows King in top form, performing the songs that made him “The King of the Blues.” Look for
candid shots of Muhammad Ali in the crowd. B.B. King is one of the greatest bluesmen of all time and influenced countless performers such as Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many others.


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Product Info

  • UPC: 826663110432
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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