ALBERT KING

Albums recorded by Albert King, including release dates and current UK CD availability.

 

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The Big Blues

--/62

2

Born Under A Bad Sign

02/67

3

Live Wire/Blues Power [live]

11/68

4

King Does The King's Things

01/69

5

Years Gone By

05/69

6

Jammed Together [with Steve Cropper and Pops Staples]

07/69

7

Lovejoy

07/71

8

I'll Play The Blues For You

10/72

9

I Wanna Get Funky

12/73

10

The Blues Don't Change [aka The Pinch]

--/74

11

Montreux Festival [live]

--/75

12

Truckload Of Lovin' [compilation]

03/76

13

Albert

01/77

 

14

Live

03/77

 

15

King Albert

--/77

16

New Orleans Heat

--/79

17

San Francisco '83 [live, aka Crosscut Saw]

11/83

18

I'm In A Phone Booth Baby

--/84

19

The Lost Session [recorded in 1971]

--/86

20

Wednesday Night In San Francisco [live]

09/90

21

Thursday Night In San Francisco [live]

10/90

22

Live On Memory Lane

07/95

23

Live In Canada

11/95

24

In Session [with Stevie Ray Vaughan]

08/99

25

Godfather Of The Blues: His Last European Tour 1992

--/01

 

26

Talkin' Blues

04/03

27

Blues From The Road

07/03

28

Live '69

07/03


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1) THE BIG BLUES

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Let's Have A Natural Ball
What Can I Do To Change Your Mind?
I Get Evil
Had You Told It Like It Was (It Wouldn't Be Like It Is)
This Morning
I Walked All Night Long
The Big Blues

Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
Travelin' To California
I've Made Nights By Myself
This Funny Feeling
Ooh-Ee Baby
Dynaflow


Albert King

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

2) BORN UNDER A BAD SIGN

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Born Under A Bad Sign
Crosscut Saw
Kansas City
Oh, Pretty Woman
Down Don't Bother Me
The Hunter

I Almost Lost My Mind
Personal Manager
Laundromat Blues
As The Years Go Passing By
The Very Thought Of You


Joe Arnold
Steve Cropper
Donald "Duck" Dunn
Isaac Hayes
Al Jackson Jr
Wayne Jackson
Booker T Jones
Albert King
Andrew Love

Producer:

Saxophone
Guitar
Bass
Piano
Drums
Trumpet
Piano
Guitar, Vocals
Tenor Saxophone

Jim Stewart

3) LIVE WIRE/BLUES POWER

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Watermelon Man
Blues Power
Night Stomp

Blues At Sunrise
Please Love Me
Look Out


Willie James Exon
Albert King
Theotis Morgan
Roosevelt Pointer
James Washington

Producer:

Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Bass
Organ

Al Jackson Jr

 

Recorded live at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA in June 1968

4) KING DOES THE KING'S THINGS

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Hound Dog
That's All Right
All Shook Up
Jailhouse Rock
Heartbreak Hotel

Don't Be Cruel
One Night
Blue Suede Shoes
Love Me Tender

CD issued as Blues For Elvis: Albert King Does The King's Things



James Alexander
Donald "Duck" Dunn
Willie Hall
Albert King
Marvell Thomas
Michael Toles

Producer:

Bass
Bass
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Organ, Piano
Guitar

Donald "Duck" Dunn,
Al Jackson Jr

5) YEARS GONE BY

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Wrapped Up In Love Again
You Don't Love Me [instrumental]
Cockroach
Killing Floor
Lonely Man
If The Washing Don't Get You, The Rinsing Will

Drownin' On Dry Land
Drownin' On Dry Land [instrumental]
Heart Fixing Business
You Threw Your Love On Me Too Strong
The Sky Is Crying


Steve Cropper
Donald "Duck" Dunn
Al Jackson Jr
Booker T Jones
Albert King

Producer:

Guitar
Bass
Drums
Piano, Organ
Guitar, Vocals

Al Jackson Jr

6) JAMMED TOGETHER

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What'd I Say
Tupelo
Opus De Soul
Baby, What You Want Me To Do

Big Bird
Homer's Theme
Trashy Dog
Don't Turn Your Heater Down
Water
Knock On Wood


Steve Cropper
Albert King
Roebuck "Pops" Staples

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals

7) LOVEJOY

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Honky Tonk Women
Bay Area Blues
Corrina, Corrina
She Caught The Katy (And Left Me A Mule To Ride)
For The Love Of A Woman

Lovejoy, Ill.
Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven
Going Back To Luka
Like A Road Leading Home


Tippy Armstrong
Barry Beckett
Jesse Ed Davis
Donald "Duck" Dunn
John Gallie
Jeanne Greene
Roger Hawkins
David Hood
Jim Keltner
Albert King
Sanford Konikoff
Mount Zion Singers
Wayne Perkins

Producer:

Guitar
Keyboards
Guitar
Bass
Keyboards
Backing Vocals
Drums
Bass
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Percussion
Backing Vocals
Guitar

Don Nix

8) I'LL PLAY THE BLUES FOR YOU

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I'll Play The Blues For You (Parts 1 & 2)
Little Brother (Make A Way)
Breaking Up Somebody's Home
High Cost Of Loving

I'll Be Doggone
Answer To The Laundromat Blues
Don't Burn Down The Bridge (Cause You Might Wanna Come Back Across)
Angel Of Mercy


James Alexander
Roy Cunningham
Willie Hall
Wayne Jackson
Albert King
Andrew Love
Bobby Manuel
Winston Stewart
Michael Toles

Producer:

Bass
Drums
Drums
Trumpet
Guitar, Vocals
Tenor Saxophone
Guitar
Keyboards
Guitar

Henry Bush, Allen Jones

9) I WANNA GET FUNKY

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I Wanna Get Funky
Playing On Me
Walking The Back Streets And Crying
'Til My Back Ain't Got No Bone

Flat Tire
I Can't Hear Nothing But The Blues
Travelin' Man
Crosscut Saw
That's What The Blues Is All About


The Bar-Kays
Henry Bush
Hot Buttered Soul
Albert King
Donald Kinsey
Memphis Horns
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
The Movement

Producer:

Rhythm Section
Background Vocals
Background Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar
Horns
Strings

Rhythm Section

Henry Bush, Allen Jones

10) THE BLUES DON'T CHANGE [aka THE PINCH]

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The Blues Don't Change
I'm Doing Fine
Nice To Be Nice (Ain't That Nice)
Oh, Pretty Woman
King Of Kings

Feel The Need
Firing Line (I Don't Play With Your Woman,
You Don't Play With Mine)
The Pinch Paid Off, Part 1
The Pinch Paid Off, Part 2
I Can't Stand The Rain
Ain't It Beautiful

The Blues...


The Pinch

William Brown
Vernon Burch
Donald "Duck" Dunn
Willie Hall
Al Jackson Jr
Wayne Jackson
Albert King
Andrew Love
Bobby Manuel
Lester Snell
Winston Stewart
Earl Thomas
Marvell Thomas

Producer:

Vocals
Guitar
Bass
Drums
Drums
Trumpet
Guitar, Vocals
Tenor Saxophone
Guitar
Keyboards
Keyboards
Drums
Keyboards

Henry Bush, Allen Jones

 

Originally released as The Blues Don't Change and rereleased in 1977 as The Pinch

11) MONTREUX FESTIVAL

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In View [Chico Hamilton]
Let Me Down Easy [Little Milton]
We're Gonna Make It [Little Milton]

Don't Make No Sense [Albert King]
Stormy Monday [Albert King]
For The Love Of A Woman [Albert King]


Calep Emphery Jr
Barry Finnerty
Alex Foster
Chico Hamilton
Norval D Hodges
Albert King
Sam King
Arnie Lawrence
Little Milton
Wayne Preston
Bill Rennie
Mike Richmond
Wilbur Thompson
Joe Turner
James Washington
Rick Watson
Herbie Williams

Producer:

Drums
Guitar
Alto Saxophone
Drums
Trumpet
Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Alto Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals
Tenor Saxophone
Bass
Bass
Trumpet
Bass
Organ
Tenor Saxophone
Trumpet

Henry Bush

 

Recorded live at the Montreux Jazz Festival on 1 July 1973

12) TRUCKLOAD OF LOVIN'

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Cold Women With Warm Hearts
Gonna Make It Somehow
Sensation, Communication Together
I'm Your Mate

Hold Hands With One Another
Truckload Of Lovin'
Cadillac Assembly Line
Nobody Wants A Loser



Jeanie Arnold
Henry E Davis
Bert de Coteaux
King Errisson
Dee Ervin
Billy Fender
James Gadson
Lani Groves
Albert King
Jerry Peters
Greg Poree
Chuck Rainey
Joe Sample
Julia Waters
Maxine Waters
Wa Wa Watson
Deniece Williams

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Bass
Keyboards
Percussion, Conga
Backing Vocals
Guitar
Drums
Backing Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Keyboards
Guitar
Bass
Keyboards
Vocals
Backing Vocals
Guitar
Backing Vocals

Bert de Coteaux, Tony Silvester

13) ALBERT

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Guitar Man
I'm Ready
Ain't Nothing You Can Do
I Don't Care What My Baby Do

Change Of Pace
My Babe
Running Out Of Steam
Rub My Back
(Ain't It) A Real Good Sign


Daniel Anderson
George Bohannon
Alex Brown
Bob Bryant
Joe Clayton
Donald Cooke
Henry Davis
Bert de Coteaux
Scott Edwards
Dee Ervin
Ernie Fields Jr
Roy Gaines
Janice Gower
Jay Graydon
Harold Greenberg
Lani Groves
Bill Henderson
Paul Humphrey
Albert King
Marvin Jon King
Harold Mason
Judy Perettt
Greg Poree
Herman Riley
Henry Roth
John Roberts
Joe Sample
Leonard Selic
Julia Tillman
William Upchurch
Maxine Willard
Deniece Williams
Robert Zimmitti

Producer:

Strings
Trombone
Backing Vocals
Trumpet
Congas
Trombone
Bass
Keyboards
Bass
Backing Vocals
Flute, Saxophone
Guitar
Strings
Guitar
Strings
Backing Vocals
Strings
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Keyboards
Drums
Strings
Guitar
Flute, Saxophone
Strings
Trumpet
Keyboards
Strings
Backing Vocals
Bass
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Percussion

Bert de Coteaux

14) LIVE

 
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LP One
Watermelon Man
Don't Burn Down The Bridge
Blues At Sunrise
That's What The Blues Is All About

Stormy Monday
Kansas City
I'm Gonna Call You As Soon As The Sun Goes

LP Two
Matchbox Holds My Clothes
Jam In A Flat

As The Years Go Passing By
Overall Junction
I'll Play The Blues For You



Nate Fitzgerald
Rory Gallagher
Albert King
Louisiana Red
Wayne Preston
Joe Turner
Lonnie Turner
James Washington
Steve Wilson

Producer:

Saxophone
Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar
Saxophone
Drums
Bass
Keyboards
Saxophone

Kevin Eggers,
Giorgio Gomelsky,
Phil Lawrence

15) KING ALBERT

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Love Shock
You Upset Me Baby
Chump Change
Let Me Rock You Easy

Boot Lace
Love Mechanic
Call My Job
Good Time Charlie



Johnny Badanjek
Brandye
John Fraga
Lawrence Fratangelo
Glen Goins
Barbara Huby
Albert King
Dwayne Lomax
Jim McCarty
Dennis Robbins
Rudy Robinson
Ray Tini Jr
Fred Wesley
Anthony Willis
Aaron G Willis Jr
Eddie Willis
Ronald Wright


Producer:

Drums
Backing Vocals
Bass
Percussion
Guitar
Percussion
Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Guitar
Guitar
Keyboards
Guitar
Horn
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Drums
The Horny Horns

Don Davis

16) NEW ORLEANS HEAT

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Get Out Of My Life Woman
Born Under A Bad Sign
The Feeling
We All Wanna Boogie
The Very Thought Of You

I Got The Blues
I Get Evil
Angel Of Mercy
Flat Tire


Leroy Breaux
Robert Dabon
June Gardner
Albert King
Leo Nocentelli
George Porter Jr
Wardell Quezergue
Allen Toussaint
Charles Williams
Kenneth Williams

Producer:

Drums
Electric Piano
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar
Bass
Electric Piano
Piano
Drums
Percussion

Allen Toussaint

17) SAN FRANCISCO '83 [aka CROSSCUT SAW]

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Honey Bee
Ask Me No Questions
I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
They Made The Queen Welcome

Floodin' In California
I Found Love In The Food Stamp Line
Match Box Blues

San Francisco '83


Crosscut Saw

Larry Burton
Steve Douglas
Albert King
Michael Llorens
Tony Llorens
Gus Thornton

Producer:

Guitar
Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Keyboards
Bass

18) I'M IN A PHONE BOOTH BABY

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Phone Booth
Dust My Broom
The Sky Is Crying
Brother, Go Ahead And Take Her
Your Bread Ain't Done
Firing Line (I Don't Play With Your Woman, You Don't Play With Mine)
The Game Goes On
Truck Load Of Lovin'
You Gotta Sacrifice


Steve Douglas
Albert King
Cal Lewiston
Michael Llorens
Tony Llorens
Gus Thornton

Producer:

Baritone & Tenor Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals
Trumpet
Drums
Piano, Keyboards
Bass

Albert King, Tony Llorens

19) THE LOST SESSION

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She Won't Gimme No Lovin'
Cold In Hand
Stop Lying
All The Way Down
Tell Me What True Love Is

Down The Road I Go
Money Lovin' Women
Sun Gone Down (Take 1)
Brand New Razor
Sun Gone Down (Take 2)


Albert King
Lee King
John Mayall
Blue Mitchell
Ron Selico
Clifford Solomon
Larry Taylor
Ernie Watts

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals
Guitar
Guitar, Harmonica, Piano, Organ
Trumpet
Drums
Alto & Tenor Saxophone
Bass
Tenor Saxophone

John Mayall

20) WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN SAN FRANCISCO

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Watermelon Man
Why You So Mean To Me
I Get Evil
Got To Be Some Changes Made

Personal Manager
Born Under A Bad Sign
Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong


Willie James Exon
Albert King
Thiotis Morgan
Roosevelt Pointer
James Washington

Producer:

Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Bass
Organ

Al Jackson Jr

 

Recorded live at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA on 26 June 1968

21) THURSDAY NIGHT IN SAN FRANCISCO

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San-Ho-Zay
You Upset Me Baby
Stormy Monday
Every Day I Have The Blues
Drifting Blues
I've Made Nights By Myself
Crosscut Saw
I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
Ooh-Ee Baby


Willie James Exon
Albert King
Thiotis Morgan
Roosevelt Pointer
James Washington

Producer:

Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Bass
Organ

Al Jackson Jr

 

Recorded live at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA on 27 June 1968

22) LIVE ON MEMORY LANE

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I Walked All Night Long
This Morning
Had You Told It Like It Was (It Wouldn't Be Like It Is)
Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
Let's Have A Natural Ball
Travelin' To California
Cherry Red Wine
I've Made Nights By Myself
Ooh-Ee Baby
Dynaflow
This Funny Feeling
Monologue
I Get Evil


Albert King

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

Hal G Neely

23) LIVE IN CANADA

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King's Groove [instrumental]
King's Jump [instrumental]
Watermelon Man [instrumental]
I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
Kansas City
Someday Baby
Truckers Blues
As The Years Go Passing By
Rainin' In California
I'll Play The Blues For You
The Sky Is Crying


Albert King

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

24) IN SESSION

 
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LP
Call It Stormy Monday
"Old Times"
Pride And Joy
"Turn It Over"

Ask Me No Questions
"Who Is Stevie?"
Blues At Sunrise

CD
Call It Stormy Monday
"Old Times"
Pride And Joy
Ask Me No Questions
"Pep Talk"
Blues At Sunrise
"Turn It Over"
Overall Junction
Match Box Blues
"Who Is Stevie?"
Don't Lie To Me


Albert King
Michael Llorens
Tony Llorens
Gus Thornton
Stevie Ray Vaughan

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Organ, Piano
Bass
Guitar, Vocals

Ian Anderson

 

Recorded live for television at CHCH-TV studios in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on 6 December 1983

25) GODFATHER OF THE BLUES: HIS LAST EUROPEAN TOUR 1992

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Introduction (The Godfather Of The Blues)
Why You So Mean To Me
The Sky Is Crying
I'll Play The Blues For You
Stormy Monday
Born Under A Bad Sign
As The Years Go Passing By
Overall Junction




Producer:



26) TALKIN' BLUES

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Born Under A Bad Sign
Interview (Understanding The Blues)
The Very Thought Of You
Rub My Back
Interview (Make Sure To Add The Blues)
I'll Play The Blues For You
Blues At Sunrise
Interview (I Don't Want To Be Rich)
(I Feel Like) Breaking Up Somebody's Home
Please Come Back To Me
Full-Length Interview by Peter Gordon




Producer:



 

Recorded live in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 10 February 1978

27) BLUES FROM THE ROAD

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Overall Junction
Blues At Sunrise
Kansas City
As The Years Go Passing By
That's What The Blues Is All About
Matchbox Holds My Clothes
Watermelon Man
Stormy Monday
Don't Burn Down The Bridge
I'm Gonna Call You As Soon As The Sun Goes Down
I'll Play The Blues For You
Jam In A Flat

Recorded live at the 1975 Montreux Jazz Festival


Nate Fitzgerald
Lowell Fulson
Rory Gallagher
Albert King
Louisiana Red
Wayne Preston
Joe Turner
Lonnie Turner
James Washington
Steve Wilson

Producer:

Horn
Vocals
Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar
Saxophone
Drums
Bass
Keyboards
Saxophone

Kevin Eggers, Giorgio Gomelsky,
Phil Lawrence

28) LIVE '69

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Introduction
Why Are You So Mean To Me
As The Years Go Passing By
Please Come Back To Me
Crosscut Saw
Personal Manager

Recorded live at The Cue,Madison, Wisconsin, USA on 29 May 1969




Producer:



Kevin Calabro, Kevin Eggers