Albert King The Best of Albert King, Volume 1

The Best of Albert King, Volume 1
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1986
  • Label: Fantasy


  • Buy for $1.291.I'll Play The Blues For You (Parts 1 & 2)
  • Buy for $1.292.Killing Floor
  • Buy for $1.293.Honky Tonk Woman
  • Buy for $1.294.Sky Is Crying
  • Buy for $1.295.Breaking Up Somebody's Home
  • Buy for $1.296.Hound Dog
  • Buy for $1.297.That's What The Blues Is All About
  • Buy for $1.298.Angel Of Mercy
  • Buy for $1.299.Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven
  • Buy for $1.2910.Can't You See What You're Doing To Me
  • Buy for $1.2911.Answer To The Laundromat Blues
  • Buy for $1.2912.I Wanna Get Funky
  • 13.Blues Power

Product Description:

Producers: Al Jackson, Jr., Henry Bush, Allen Jones, Don Nix, Donald Dunn, Albert King.
Includes liner notes by Lee Hildebrand.
Personnel: Albert King (vocals, keyboards).
Liner Note Author: Lee Hildebrand.
Recording information: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA.
"The best of Albert King"? More like the best material that he happened to record for Stax between 1968 and 1973. Even that's debatable, the 13 tracks including covers such as "Honky Tonk Woman," "Sky Is Crying," and "Hound Dog." It does present a reasonable cross-section of his soul-inflected work of the period, drawing from over a half-dozen LPs and a couple of singles, though you might be as well or better off with his more focused individual titles. And for the true "best of Albert King," Rhino's Ultimate Collection remains the hands-down winner. ~ Richie Unterberger

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  • Sales Rank: 82,778
  • UPC: 025218300520
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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