Monday, November 13, 2006

Long Live The King - Albert King that is.

I was thinking of posting some BB King video and then it dawned on me that while I have posted B.B. King and Freddie King I have not posted any Albert King. And really that is wrong, so let us fix that.



He was;

Born: Apr 25, 1923 in Indianola, Mississippi
Died: Dec 21, 1992 in Memphis, Tennessee

Famous for these songs:
"Born Under a Bad Sign"
"That's What the Blues Is All About"
"Blues at Sunrise"

Famous for these albums
King of the Blues Guitar
The Ultimate Collection
Born Under a Bad Sign

Influences
B.B. King
T-Bone Walker
Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blues Power


Notes from YouTube;
The HUGE man with the HUGE bends - Albert King, in great shape at Fillmore East 1970. Listen to his tone, ain't that great?

Albert King at Montreux 1990 - Why are you so mean to me?


Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan - Pride and joy

I call this one guitar porn. That is how good it is. I really beleave that this is better than sex. LOL






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