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

Albert King Born Under A Bad Sign (Album) Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
Albert King Live Wire / Blues Power (Album) Stax US 1968 Sell This Version
Albert King Travelin' To California (Album) King Records (3) US 1969 Sell This Version
Albert King King, Does The King's Things (Album) Stax France 1969 Sell This Version
Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* - Jammed Together (Album) Stax US 1969 Sell This Version
Albert King Years Gone By (Album) Stax US 1969 Sell This Version
Albert King Lovejoy (Album) Stax US 1971 Sell This Version
Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You (Album) Stax UK 1972 Sell This Version
Albert King / Chico Hamilton / Little Milton Albert King / Chico Hamilton / Little Milton - Montreux Festival (Album) Stax UK 1974 Sell This Version
Albert King I Wanna Get Funky (Album) Stax, Stax US 1974 Sell This Version
Albert King Truckload Of Lovin' (Album) Utopia (2) France 1976 Sell This Version
Albert King Albert (Album) Utopia (2) US 1976 Sell This Version
Albert King Albert Live (Album) Utopia (2) US 1977 Sell This Version
Albert King King Albert (Album) Tomato Japan 1977 Sell This Version
Albert King The Pinch (Album) Stax US 1977 Sell This Version
Albert King New Orleans Heat (Album) Tomato Portugal 1978 Sell This Version
Albert King San Francisco '83 (Album) Fantasy France 1983 Sell This Version
Albert King I'm In A Phone Booth, Baby (Album) Fantasy Australia 1984 Sell This Version
Albert King The Lost Session (Album) Stax Europe 1986 Sell This Version
Albert King Blues At Sunrise (Album) Stax US 1988 Sell This Version
Albert King, John Lee Hooker Albert King, John Lee Hooker - I'll Play The Blues For You (Album, Comp) Tomato Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
Albert King Thursday Night In San Francisco (Album) Stax US 1990 Sell This Version
Albert King Wednesday Night In San Francisco (Album, Comp) Stax US 1990 Sell This Version
Albert King Red House (Album) Essential 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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