Albert King

Real Name:
Albert Nelson
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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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852 The Big Blues — Albert King Albert King The Big Blues (Album) King Records (3) 852 US 1963 Sell This Version
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723 Born Under A Bad Sign — Albert King Albert King Born Under A Bad Sign (Album) Stax 723 US 1967 Sell This Version
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STS 2003 Live Wire / Blues Power — Albert King Albert King Live Wire / Blues Power (Album) Stax STS 2003 US 1968 Sell This Version
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STS 2020 Jammed Together — Albert King Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* - Jammed Together (Album) Stax STS 2020 Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
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STS 69017 King, Does The King's Things — Albert King Albert King King, Does The King's Things (Album) Stax STS 69017 France 1969 Sell This Version
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STS 2010 Years Gone By — Albert King Albert King Years Gone By (Album) Stax STS 2010 US 1969 Sell This Version
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STS 2040 Lovejoy — Albert King Albert King Lovejoy (Album) Stax STS 2040 US 1971 Sell This Version
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2325-089 I'll Play The Blues For You — Albert King Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You (Album) Stax 2325-089 UK 1972 Sell This Version
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STX 1029, STX.1029 Montreux Festival — Albert King Albert King / Chico Hamilton / Little Milton Albert King / Chico Hamilton / Little Milton - Montreux Festival (Album) Stax STX 1029, STX.1029 UK 1974 Sell This Version
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STS 5505, STS-5505 I Wanna Get Funky — Albert King Albert King I Wanna Get Funky (Album) Stax, Stax STS 5505, STS-5505 US 1974 Sell This Version
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BUL-1-1387 Truckload Of Lovin' — Albert King Albert King Truckload Of Lovin' (Album) Utopia (2) BUL-1-1387 Zimbabwe 1976 Sell This Version
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BUL1-1731 Albert — Albert King Albert King Albert (Album) Utopia (2) BUL1-1731 US 1976 Sell This Version
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RL 15-76 Truckload Of Lovin' / Loving Power — Albert King Albert King / Impressions* Albert King / Impressions* - Truckload Of Lovin' / Loving Power(LP, Transcription) Afrts RL 15-76 US 1976 Sell This Version
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VIP-6505 King Albert — Albert King Albert King King Albert (Album) Tomato VIP-6505 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
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STX 41001 The Pinch — Albert King Albert King The Pinch (Album) Stax STX 41001 US 1977 Sell This Version
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CYL2-2205 Albert Live — Albert King Albert King Albert Live (Album) Utopia (2) CYL2-2205 US 1977 Sell This Version
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TOM-7022 New Orleans Heat — Albert King Albert King New Orleans Heat (Album) Tomato TOM-7022 US 1978 Sell This Version
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28AH 1279 Tōru Ōki Blues Band Featuring Albert King — Albert King Tōru Ōki Blues Band* Featuring Albert King Tōru Ōki Blues Band* Featuring Albert King - Tōru Ōki Blues Band Featuring Albert King (Album) CBS/Sony 28AH 1279 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
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SF-9627 San Francisco '83 — Albert King Albert King San Francisco '83 (Album) Fantasy SF-9627 US 1983 Sell This Version
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F-9633 I'm In A Phone Booth, Baby — Albert King Albert King I'm In A Phone Booth, Baby (Album) Fantasy F-9633 US 1984 Sell This Version
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5MPS-8534 The Lost Session — Albert King Albert King The Lost Session (Album) Stax 5MPS-8534 US 1986 Sell This Version
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SCD-8546-2 Blues At Sunrise — Albert King Albert King Blues At Sunrise (Album) Stax SCD-8546-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
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2696142 I'll Play The Blues For You — Albert King Albert King, John Lee Hooker Albert King, John Lee Hooker - I'll Play The Blues For You (Album) Tomato 2696142 Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
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100 002 Wednesday Night In San Francisco — Albert King Albert King Wednesday Night In San Francisco (Album) Stax 100 002 France 1990 Sell This Version
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MPS-8557 Thursday Night In San Francisco — Albert King Albert King Thursday Night In San Francisco (Album) Stax MPS-8557 US 1990 Sell This Version

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Ehh_Embb

Ehh_Embb

July 2, 2018
Albert King is criminally underrated. The man was out of this world.
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d-of

d-of

January 5, 2013
edited 7 months ago
Listen to Albert King if you love the Blues. With his powerful straightforward technique and unbelievable string bending, truly there is no heavier guitarist.

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