Sunday Music: “Our Love Is Nothing But The Blues / Baby, How Blue Can You Get?

B.B. King’s Live at the Regal is one of those “if I had a time machine…” concerts. “How Blue Can You Get?” is pure heartache that explodes in the bridge. His voice and the audience response to this section is sheer brilliance:

I gave you a brand new Ford

You said, “I want a Cadillac”

I bought you a ten dollar dinner

You said, “thanks for the snack”

I let you live in my penthouse

You said it was just a shack

I gave you seven children

And now you wanna give them back

B.B. was the king.

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