Albert King

Albert King

Real Name:
Albert Nelson
Profile:
Singer, guitarist and songwriter, born 25 April 1923 in Indianola, Mississippi, died 21 December 1992 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Like his peers B.B. King and Freddie King -both unrelated-, Albert King is one of the most influential blues guitarists of the 1950s and 1960s. A recording artist since the late 1940s, he enjoyed his biggest commercial successes while signed to the Stax label from 1966 until 1974.
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Albert King Discography

Albums

S 723 Albert King Born Under A Bad Sign (Album) Stax S 723 US 1967 Sell This Version
STS 2003 Albert King Live Wire / Blues Power (Album) Stax STS 2003 US 1968 Sell This Version
KSD 1060 Albert King Travelin' To California (Album) King Records (3) KSD 1060 US 1969 Sell This Version
STS 69017 Albert King King, Does The King's Things (Album) Stax STS 69017 France 1969 Sell This Version
STS 2020 Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* - Jammed Together (Album) Stax STS 2020 US 1969 Sell This Version
STS 2010 Albert King Years Gone By (Album) Stax STS 2010 US 1969 Sell This Version
STS 2040 Albert King Lovejoy (Album) Stax STS 2040 US 1971 Sell This Version
2325-089 Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You (Album) Stax 2325-089 UK 1972 Sell This Version
STX 1029 Albert King / Chico Hamilton / Little Milton Albert King / Chico Hamilton / Little Milton - Montreux Festival (Album) Stax STX 1029 UK 1974 Sell This Version
STX 1003 Albert King I Wanna Get Funky (Album) Stax, Stax STX 1003 UK 1974 Sell This Version
BUL1-1387 Albert King Truckload Of Lovin' (Album) Utopia (2) BUL1-1387 US 1976 Sell This Version
BUL1-1731 Albert King Albert (Album) Utopia (2) BUL1-1731 US 1976 Sell This Version
VIP-6505 Albert King King Albert (Album) Tomato VIP-6505 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
CYL2-2205 Albert King Albert Live (Album) Utopia (2) CYL2-2205 US 1977 Sell This Version
STX-4101 Albert King The Pinch (Album) Stax STX-4101 US 1977 Sell This Version
02.200307.33 Albert King New Orleans Heat (Album) Tomato 02.200307.33 Portugal 1978 Sell This Version
68.535 Albert King San Francisco '83 (Album) Fantasy 68.535 France 1983 Sell This Version
L 29086 Albert King I'm In A Phone Booth, Baby (Album) Fantasy L 29086 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
SCD24 8534-2 Albert King The Lost Session (Album) Stax SCD24 8534-2 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
SCD-8546-2 Albert King Blues At Sunrise (Album) Stax SCD-8546-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
2696141 Albert King, John Lee Hooker Albert King, John Lee Hooker - I'll Play The Blues For You (Album, Comp) Tomato 2696141 Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
MPS-8557 Albert King Thursday Night In San Francisco (Album) Stax MPS-8557 US 1990 Sell This Version
SCD-8556-2 Albert King Wednesday Night In San Francisco (Album, Comp) Stax SCD-8556-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
ESSCD 147 Albert King Red House (Album) Essential ESSCD 147 UK 1991 Sell This Version
CBL 755 Albert King Live In Canada(CD, Album) Charly Records CBL 755 Germany 1995 Sell This Version

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January 5, 2013
Listen to Albert King if you like the Blues. With his string bending,and fairly straightforward technique, there is truly no heavier guitarist.

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