Albert King

Albert King, born on April 25, 1923 in Indianola, Mississippi and passed away on December 21, 1992 in Memphis, Tennessee, was a renowned singer, guitarist and songwriter. Alongside B.B. King and Freddie King (both unrelated), he emerged as one of the most influential blues guitarists during the 1950s and 1960s. With a career spanning from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s, his time with Stax Records from 1966 to 1974 marked his greatest commercial achievements.

Known for his distinctive style and powerful voice, Albert King left an indelible mark on the blues genre. His music resonated with audiences worldwide and continues to inspire generations of musicians today. Drawing inspiration from artists such as Otis Rush, Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, and T-Bone Walker among others; he crafted a unique sound that blended soulful vocals with masterful guitar playing.

If you appreciate the works of *Freddie King*, *John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers*, *Magic Sam*, or any other legendary blues performers listed below; then exploring Albert King's discography is essential for any true fan of this timeless genre:

  • Freddie King
  • Otis Rush
  • Albert Collins
  • Buddy Guy
  • John Mayall &


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