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Albert King

Born: 
04/25/1923
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Died: 
12/21/1992
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Years Active: 
1950's-1990's
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Albert King was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing. One of the "Four Kings of the Blues Guitar" (along with B.B. King, Freddie King and Earl King), King stood 6 ft 4 in and weighed 250 pounds and was known as "The Velvet Bulldozer". One of 13 children, King grew up picking cotton on plantations near Forrest City, Arkansas, where the family moved when he was eight. He briefly played drums for Jimmy Reed's band and on several early Reed recordings.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
International Blues Festival 08/03/1963 Regal Theatre Chicago Illinois USA
International Blues Festival 08/04/1963 Regal Theatre Chicago Illinois USA
Jimi Hendrix Experience / Albert King 02/01/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Jimi Hendrix Experience / Albert King 02/04/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Paul Butterfield Blues Band / Albert King 02/15/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Paul Butterfield Blues Band 02/16/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Paul Butterfield Blues Band 02/17/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Albert King 02/27/1968 Café au Go Go NYC New York USA
Albert King 02/28/1968 Café au Go Go NYC New York USA
Albert King 02/29/1968 Café au Go Go NYC New York USA
Albert King 03/01/1968 Café au Go Go NYC New York USA
Albert King 03/02/1968 Café au Go Go NYC New York USA
Albert King 03/03/1968 Café au Go Go NYC New York USA
Albert King 03/08/1968 Fillmore East NYC New York USA
The Electric Flag / Albert King 04/25/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Electric Flag / Albert King 04/26/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Electric Flag / Albert King 04/27/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Albert King 06/19/1968 Whisky a Go Go Hollywood California USA
Albert King 06/20/1968 Whisky a Go Go Hollywood California USA
Albert King 06/21/1968 Whisky a Go Go Hollywood California USA
Albert King 06/22/1968 Whisky a Go Go Hollywood California USA
Albert King 06/23/1968 Whisky a Go Go Hollywood California USA
Albert King / Loading Zone 06/25/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Albert King / Loading Zone 06/26/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Albert King / Loading Zone 06/27/1968 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA

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