Albert King - The Guitar Player mp3 album
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.
BFG: Albert was upside down on the guitar (strung like a right-handed guitar, played left-handed) and it’s not easy to do that and be technically correct. And he was in an alternate tunin. FG: Because of that unorthodox style, a lot of stuff came out of his hands that is otherwise not possible; Jimi Hendrix, same thing. Other than on record album covers, I never saw the guitar (or Albert) again until 1989, when he sent her to me in Athens, Ohio – via Greyhound bus – for fret work and fine-tuning. Albert King – As The Years Go Passing By Live Sweden 19. Steven Seagal, Mojo Priest.
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.
Total backing tracks: 35. Albert King like. Albert King Style Backing. Born Under A Bad Sign. Authentication Reminder.
If you want to understand what makes Albert King a much loved guitar player and purveyor of the blues then look no further than Live Wire/Blues Power his 1968 release. Recorded live at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco in June 1968 it is a record that is full of King’s searing guitar and his unique vocals. King was a regular at the Fillmore, playing there probably more times than any other blues artist. Night Stomp’ that follows is co-written by King, Raymond Jackson and Al Jackson Jr. Al produced the album and was the drummer and a founding member of Booker T & The MGs. Raymond, no relation to Al, was also from Memphis and wrote many songs for Stax Records. Blues Before Sunrise’, another King original, is the epitome of a slow blues burner, full of fire and ice, one of those numbers to play people who may have some lingering doubt that the blues are for them.
Albert King - Born Under A Bad Sign (1966). Albert King played his guitar upside down with the thin string at the top. String bending is a bit easier this way (pulling down) and so Albert's unique style is based around incredible string bending. He was a huge influence, his licks copied by most later blues players. What a guitar player!! Rory tears it up in this incredible live album. I had this album as a teenager on cassette but with no name on it (taped it off someone) and never found out who it was until my late 20's!!
|2||Cold Women With Warm Hearts||4:08|
|4||Nobody Wants A Loser||4:57|
|5||Ain't Nothing You Can Do||4:56|
|7||Rub My Back||3:24|
|8||(Ain't It) A Real Good Sign||4:31|
|9||You Upset Me Baby||4:14|
|10||Born Under A Bad Sign||3:27|
|12||I Get Evil||3:57|
|13||Angel Of Mercy||5:51|
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