B.B. King and 3 LEGENDARY Guitarists
What happens when you put 4 guitar legends on stage to play the blues?
Nothing short of greatness. This is one of those songs you just have to listen to to understand.B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, and Jim Vaughan tear it up during their performance of “Rock Me Baby“. These icons display worlds of talent, and its mind-blowing.
So you want to know more about the song? “Rock Me, Baby”, was released in ’64 and made it into the top 40. The first song of King’s to make it into that bracket. The song has been interpreted and sung in many different versions over the years. One famous blues artist who covered this song ever so gracefully is none other than the great Janis Joplin.
Going into the details of the actual music, you can hear that this is a 4/4 mid-tempo song in the key of C. You know when B.B. sings he smothers that blues all over the vocals and you just can’t get much bluer than that.
There’s always so much feeling when he sings. From the small growls, to the fading off, you can just feel the passion!
Rock me baby, rock me all night long
Rock me baby, honey, rock me all night long
I want you to rock me baby,
Like my back ain’t got no bone
Roll me baby, like you roll a wagon wheel
I want you to roll me baby,
Like you roll a wagon wheel
Want you to roll me baby,
You don’t know how it makes me feel
Rock me baby, honey, rock me slow
Yeah, rock me pretty baby, baby rock me slow
Want you to rock me baby, till I want no more