This two-disc, 31-track set collects some of the key sides B.B. King cut for the Bihari Brothers
' RPM Records and its successor Kent Records between 1949 and 1962, after which King moved on to sign with ABC-Paramount Records. The best of King's early R&B hits are here, including "Three O'Clock Blues," "Woke Up This Morning," "When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer," "Every Day I Have the Blues" (like "Three O'Clock Blues, a Lowell Fulson
remake), and his passionate two-part version of Joe Turner
's "Sweet Sixteen," along with other key sides from the period.