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Bill Wyman Chronicles The Rhythm Kings With New Box Set

Bill Wyman: The Kings Of Rhythm Volume 4- Race With The DevilFormer Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has released a new box set chronicling the live performances of his band The Rhythm Kings. The Kings Of Rhythm Volume 4: Race With The Devil contains three DVDs and a CD of the 10-piece blues and soul band with Wyman at the helm.

“The band has a core rhythm section but features a revolving combination of all-star guest front men and women,” Wyman’s website states. “These DVDs and CD feature the talents of Georgie Fame, Albert Lee, Mike Sanchez, Gary Brooker, Beverley Skeete, Terry Taylor and Peter Frampton.”

The DVDs include a 1999 performance at the Embassy Rooms in London, a 2001 performance from Montreux, and a pair of concerts from 2004 accompanied by a tour documentary. Bonus features include the “Groovin'” album promo film plus interviews and performance captured on the bassist’s personal camcorder from his 1999 UK tour.

The CD, entitled Rockin’ the Roots, is the audio from one of the 2004 performances. Check out this trailer and performance of “I Got a Woman”:

The Kings Of Rhythm Volume 4: Race With The Devil is available now through Amazon, while the CD is available on its own via iTunes.

The Kings Of Rhythm Volume 4: Race With The Devil Track List:

CD 1: Rocking the Roots:

  1. I Got A Woman
  2. Jitterbug Boogie
  3. Jump Jive And Wail
  4. Baby Workout
  5. Kiddio
  6. Down In The Bottom
  7. Comin’ Home, Baby
  8. Flatfoot Sam
  9. Real Wild Child
  10. Lights Out
  11. Tear It Up

DVD 1: Live at the Embassy Rooms, Mayfair:

  1. Let The Good Times Roll
  2. Walking One And Only
  3. Too Late
  4. Motorvatin’ Mama
  5. Walkin’ On My Own
  6. Melody
  7. Jump, Jive And Wail
  8. Green River
  9. Spooky
  10. Anyway The Wind Blows
  11. Comin’ Home, Baby
  12. Baby You Got What It Takes
  13. Bad To Be Alone
  14. Mystery Train
  15. I’ll Be Satisfied
  16. Tear It Up
  17. Georgia/I Wish I Was In Dixie
  18. Baby Workout
  19. Medley: Land Of 1000 Dances/ Tequila/La Bamba
  20. Interviews with Bill, Georgie Fame and Beverley Skeete
  21. Groovin’ [live in the studio]
  22. Tell You A Secret [live in the studio]
  23. Bill Wyman’s camcorder memories

DVD 2: Live at Montreux:

  1. Let The Good Times Roll
  2. Jitterbug Boogie
  3. Walking One And Only
  4. Jump, Jive And Wail
  5. Baby Workout
  6. Chicken Shack Boogie
  7. Boom Boom
  8. Melody
  9. I Put A Spell On You
  10. Tell You A Secret
  11. Mystery Train
  12. Tear It Up
  13. Hole In The Wall

DVD 3: Let the Good Times Roll:

  1. I Got A Woman
  2. Jitterbug Boogie
  3. Jump Jive And Wail
  4. Baby Workout
  5. Kiddio
  6. Down In The Bottom
  7. Comin’ Home, Baby
  8. Flatfoot Sam
  9. Real Wild Child
  10. Lights Out
  11. Tear It Up
  12. You Never Can Tell
  13. Mule Skinner Blues
  14. Days Like This
  15. Jump Back
  16. I’ll Be Satisfied
  17. Race With The Devil
  18. Hit The Road Jack
  19. Pink Champagne
  20. I Put A Spell On You
  21. Tell You A Secret
  22. Chicken Shack Boogie
  23. With the band on tour