Albert King was an American blues guitarist and singer who was active from the late 1940s to 1992. During the earlier part of his career, he recorded several singles for smaller record labels. In 1966, he began an association with Stax Records, where he enjoyed his greatest commercial success with both singles and albums. After Stax's bankruptcy in 1975, King recorded for several smaller labels.
Albert Nelson (April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992), known by his stage name Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer whose playing influenced many other blues guitarists. He is perhaps best known for the popular and influential album Born Under a Bad Sign (1967) and its title track. He is one of the three performers (together with B. B. King and Freddie King) known as the "Kings of the Blues.
Listen to music from Albert King like Born Under A Bad Sign - Mono Mix, Born Under a Bad Sign & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Albert King. One of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" (along with . King and Freddie King), Albert King stood 6' 4", weighed 250 lbs and was known as "The Velvet Bulldozer". He was born Albert Nelson on a cotton plantation in Indianola, Mississippi. During his childhood he would sing at a family gospel group at a church.
Albert King was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues. One of the 'Four Kings of the Blues' by Albert King made the Charts OTD 1969. reDiscover Albert King’s Years Gone By uDiscover. Recorded with Booker T And The MG’s at Stax Records Studios in 1969, Years Gone By became the highest charting album of Albert King’s career.
Both Albert and Riley ‘. (short for ‘Blues Boy’) King were both born in Indianola, Mississippi, in the heart of the Delta. Albert was born in 1923 and . in 1925; Freddie, however, was born in 1934 in Gilmer, Texas, and was known as Freddie Christian. Albert was born with the surname Nelson, which didn’t change until later on in his career. King was the first to achieve success after releasing his first hit single ‘3o’clock Blues’ in 1951, which topped the R&B charts for an impressive 15 weeks. From there Albert released his hit single, ‘Don’t Throw Your Love on Me So Strong’ in 1960, and his successful album, ‘The Big Blues’ in 1962. Meanwhile the West side of Chicago was witnessing a Blues revolution: a shift in style was occurring, from mellow to agitated-from sad to angry.
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