Album artist 426 - BB King

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This page lists the album chart runs of BB King. A list of songs by BB King can be found here. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 BB King Live at the Regal 1965 Library of Congress artifact added 2005 (1965), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006 (1965), D.Marsh 13 of 1971, Billboard 56 - Sep 1971 (9 weeks), Rolling Stone 141, Acclaimed 249 (1965), WTMD 649, RYM 11 of 1965
2 BB King Deuces Wild 1997 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1998), Switzerland 33 - Nov 1997 (1 week), Norway 40 - Nov 1997 (1 week), Billboard 73 - Nov 1997 (30 weeks)
3 BB King Indianola Mississippi Seeds 1970 D.Marsh 23 of 1970, Billboard 26 - Oct 1970 (28 weeks), Acclaimed 2852 (1970), Xgau rating B (1970)
4 BB King Live In Cook County Jail 1971 Billboard 25 - Feb 1971 (33 weeks), US CashBox 97 of 1971, Acclaimed 1874 (1971), RYM 76 of 1971, Xgau rating A- (1971)
5 BB King Best Of BB King 1973 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1997), Billboard 101 - Feb 1973 (11 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1973)
6 BB King Completely Well 1969 D.Marsh 35 of 1969, Billboard 38 - Dec 1969 (30 weeks)
7 BB King Live & Well 1969 D.Marsh 28 of 1969, Billboard 56 - Jun 1969 (34 weeks)
8 BB King Greatest Hits 1969 France (InfoDisc) 37 of 1969 (peak 5, 45 weeks), Billboard 118 - May 2015 (1 week)
9 BB King The Incredible Soul of BB King 1956 Billboard 193 - Apr 1970 (2 weeks), RYM 158 of 1956
10 BB King One Kind Favor 2008 Billboard 37 - Sep 2008 (5 weeks), Switzerland 76 - Sep 2008 (1 week)
11 BB King His Definitive Greatest Hits 1999 Norway 12 - Feb 1999 (5 weeks), UK 24 - May 1999 (2 weeks), Switzerland 31 - Feb 1999 (1 week)
12 BB King Take It Home 1979 UK 60 - Aug 1979 (5 weeks), Billboard 112 - Aug 1979 (12 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1979)
13 BB King Blues Summit 1993 Switzerland 32 - Aug 1993 (5 weeks), Billboard 182 - Sep 1993 (1 week)
14 BB King L. A. Midnight 1972 D.Marsh 29 of 1972, Billboard 53 - Feb 1972 (17 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1972)
15 BB King There Must Be a Better World Somewhere 1981 Billboard 131 - Feb 1981 (10 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1981)
16 BB King Singin' the Blues 1956 Acclaimed 2483 (1956)
17 BB King Midnight Believer 1978 Billboard 124 - May 1978 (24 weeks), Xgau rating B (1978)
18 BB King Blues On The Bayou 1998 Billboard 186 - Nov 1998 (2 weeks)
19 BB King Lucille 1968 Billboard 192 - Oct 1968 (3 weeks)
20 BB King Blues 'n Jazz 1983 Billboard 172 - Jul 1983 (3 weeks)
21 BB King B.B. King & Friends: 80 2005 Billboard 45 - Oct 2005 (4 weeks)
22 BB King The Ultimate Collection 2005 Billboard 96 - Apr 2005 (1 week)
23 BB King Love Me Tender 1982 Billboard 179 - May 1982 (5 weeks)
24 BB King Kingsize 1977 Billboard 154 - Feb 1977 (7 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1977)
25 BB King Reflections 2003 Billboard 165 - Jun 2003 (2 weeks)
26 BB King Lucille Talks Back 1975 Billboard 140 - Nov 1975 (5 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1975)
27 BB King Best Of B.B. King The Millennium Collection 2001 Billboard 145 - Jan 2001 (2 weeks)
28 BB King A Christmas Celebration of Hope 2001 Billboard 151 - Dec 2001 (3 weeks)
29 BB King Now Appearing At Ole' Miss 1980 Billboard 162 - Apr 1980 (4 weeks)
30 BB King To Know You Is to Love You 1973 Billboard 71 - Sep 1973 (25 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1973)
31 BB King Friends 1974 Billboard 153 - Aug 1974 (6 weeks), Xgau rating C (1974)
32 BB King Guess Who 1972 Billboard 65 - Sep 1972 (20 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1972)
33 BB King BB King in London 1971 Billboard 57 - Oct 1971 (17 weeks), Xgau rating B (1971)
34 BB King Now Appearing 1980 Norway 36 - Apr 1980 (2 weeks)
35 BB King My Kind of Blues 1956 RYM 64 of 1956
36 BB King The Complete Collection 2015 Billboard 59 - May 2015 (1 week)
37 BB King The Blues 1958 RYM 62 of 1958
38 BB King Gold 2015 Billboard 189 - Jun 2015 (1 week)

In addition to the above listed albums BB King also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Eric Clapton & BB King Riding With The King 2000 Norway 1 - Jun 2000 (20 weeks), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2001), Germany 2 - Jun 2000 (12 weeks), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2000), Billboard 3 - Jul 2000 (43 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), Switzerland 3 - Jun 2000 (15 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 2000), France Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 2000), Austria 5 - Jun 2000 (4 months), Sweden 8 - Jun 2000 (16 weeks), UK 15 - Jun 2000 (15 weeks), US BB 24 of 2000, Italy 31 of 2000, Australia (ARIA) 67 of 2000, France (InfoDisc) 96 of 2000 (peak 11, 19 weeks), WTMD 870, RYM 171 of 2000, Chart2000.com album 52 of 2000
2 Bobby Bland & BB King Together for the First Time 1974 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1975), Billboard 43 - Oct 1974 (20 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1974)
3 BB King & The Drifters Stand By Me 1987 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1994)
4 Bobby Bland & BB King Together Again...Live 1976 Billboard 73 - Jul 1976 (14 weeks)
5 Bobby Bland & BB King Together Again 1976 Xgau rating B- (1976)

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2 Jun 2017

Double Listing - Riding With the King

#39 & #1 (under Duets w/Eric Clapton) are the same.

Data fixed, thanks