Albert King

By J Poet

 

Albert King if one of the great Blues Kings - Freddie, B.B., and Earl are the others – but Albert has the most individual style of the four, famous for his bent note technique, all played by the left handed musician on a guitar stringed “backwards.” One of the few blues men to crossover to pop; his Born Under a Bad Sign (1967 Stax) is one of the best blues albums ever made and the title track is considered a blues classic. In the mid-80s he said he was retiring, but he continued to tour and record until he died of a heart attack in1992. He was Inducted into... Read More

City Of Origin:
Indianola, Mississippi, United States
Genre:
Blues
Birthdate:
04/25/1923
Death date:
12/21/1992
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Tracks

Seachin' for a Woman

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Bad Luck

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So Close

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Howlin' for My Darling

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I Can't Stop

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Won't Be Hangin' Around

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I'm Satisfield

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