20 Songs That Bring B.B. King’s Blues Club Into Your Home

Evenings on board our ships are all about live music, and Holland America Line offers so many irresistible sounds – from Lincoln Center Stage and Rolling Stone Rock Room to Billboard Onboard and B.B. King Blue’s Club. Memorable performances from world-class musicians fill each journey with an unforgettable rhythm all its own. Guests can spend time in one place or enjoy several venues over the course of the night.

If you’re missing the soulful sounds of B.B. King’s Blues Club, now you can create your own playlist this #MusicMonday with these 20 classic songs that bring Beale Street into your home. Of course, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of songs that will transport you to B. B. King’s Blues Club, so this is a small sampling. What songs would you add to this playlist?

“The Thrill is Gone” – B.B. King
“Let’s Stay Together” – Al Green
“Respect” – Aretha Franklin
“Midnight Train to Georgia” – Gladys Knight and the Pips
“What’s Going On?” – Marvin Gaye
“(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay” – Otis Redding
“Satisfaction” – The Rolling Stones
“Hit the Road Jack” – Ray Charles
“Superstition” – Stevie Wonder
“Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City” – Bobby “Blue” Bland
“Baby I Need Your Loving” – Four Tops
“My Girl” – The Temptations
“Proud Mary” – Ike and Tina Turner
“I Put a Spell on You” – Nina Simone
“Hip Hug-Her” – Booker T & the MG’s
“Sunshine of Your Life” – Cream
“Pride & Joy” Stevie Ray Vaughan
“I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man” – Muddy Waters
“Born Under a Bad Sign” – Albert King
“Riding with the King”- Eric Clapton & B.B. King


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  1. Lisa August 18, 2020 at 9:44 am - Reply

    Sorry forgot to add the greatest blue song by a great blue singer John Lee Hooker..ONE BOURBON ONE SCOTCH ONE BEER..see you on the dance floor!

  2. Lisa August 18, 2020 at 9:26 am - Reply

    A few songs suggestion…Soul Man because it a great song. Boogie Shoes/KC Sunshine Band because
    it a fun song to dance too..Think by Aretha Franklin..Strong and Powerful Song..50 ways to leave
    your Lover by Paul Simon..Only Fools fall in Love by Elvis Presley. Cannot wait to cruise again!!

  3. Kay Lynn July 21, 2020 at 1:26 pm - Reply

    You should make a Spotify playlist and share it. You could have one inspired by the various HAL music venues.

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