5 BEST BB KING ALBUMS (Top BB King Records)

SINGIN’ THE BLUES (1957) King’s debut compiled some of his most successful singles to date, including four R&B No 1s: “3 O’Clock Blues”, “You Know I Love You”, “Please Love Me” and “You Upset Me Baby”. It may say “Singin’” on the sleeve, but guitar playing is really what’s going on as this strong primer for King’s early work amply illustrates.

Marilyn’s Sweet Dreams

For his second Under-g cover story, Marilyn Manson met writer Chris Heath at a Wolfgang Puck restaurant in Hollywood and saw the Christina Ricci movie The Opposite of Sex.