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Albert King - The Tomato Years (1994)  

Posted by countryfreak at July 25, 2013
Albert King - The Tomato Years (1994)

Albert King - The Tomato Years (1994)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + CUE + LOG | Covers | 503 MB
Genre: Blues/R&B/Soul-Blues | Label: Tomato/Rhino | Release Date: January 4, 1994 | Catalog Number: 71623
Hoster: Uploaded + DepositFiles | RAR 5% Rec.

Albert King enjoyed an erratic but memorable reign at Tomato in the 1970s. The label aimed to continue the success King had enjoyed at Stax mixing blues backing and vocals with pop/soul arrangements and lyrics……

Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign (1967) [MFSL UDCD 577]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 1, 2016
Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign (1967) [MFSL UDCD 577]

Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign (1967)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1993 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 577 | ~ 188 or 84 Mb | Covers(jpg) Included
Rock, Delta Blues, Blues

Albert King recorded a lot in the early '60s, including some classic sides, but they never quite hit the mark. They never gained a large audience, nor did they really capture the ferocity of his single-string leads. Then he signed with Stax in 1966 and recorded a number of sessions with the house band, Booker T. & the MG's, and everything just clicked…

Albert King - The Best Of Albert King (1986)  Music

Posted by SuniR at Nov. 1, 2016
Albert King - The Best Of Albert King (1986)

Albert King - The Best Of Albert King (1986)
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 376 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 147 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Blues | Label: Stax, FCD-60-005 | 1986 | 01:02:35

Albert King is truly a "King of the Blues," although he doesn't hold that title. Along with B.B. and Freddie King, Albert King is one of the major influences on blues and rock guitar players. Without him, modern guitar music would not sound as it does – his style has influenced both black and white blues players from Otis Rush and Robert Cray to Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan. It's important to note that while almost all modern blues guitarists seldom play for long without falling into a B.B. King guitar cliche, Albert King never does he's had his own style and unique tone from the beginning.

Albert King - The Purple Carriage St Charles Il 2/2/74 (2015)  Music

Posted by funkerman at Feb. 14, 2016
Albert King - The Purple Carriage St Charles Il 2/2/74 (2015)

Albert King - The Purple Carriage St Charles Il 2/2/74 (2015)
Modern Electric Blues | MP3 320 kbps | 60:21 min | ~173 Mb
Label: Klondike Records | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2015

The February 1974 appearance at the Purple Carriage House in Illinois is a highlight in King's live repertoire. Albert King’s tightly emotional hold on ‘Lucy’, his beloved Flying V guitar, teased an admiring and intimate crowd who could adjourn only after bearing witness to another of King’s mesmerising performances. This beautifully packaged edition contains a re-mastered original FM broadcast from radio station WXRT from Chicago. This 'Sunday in Concert' broadcast can only help in further celebrating the complex depth of a true musical giant.

Albert King - Pure Blues 1953-1961 (2012)  

Posted by TmanHome at Feb. 10, 2016
Albert King - Pure Blues 1953-1961 (2012)

Albert King - Pure Blues 1953-1961 (2012)
Electric Blues, Bues Soul | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 49 min | 156 MB
Label: Vintage Masters | Rel: 2012

When Rolling Stone reporter Jon Landau asked Albert King in 1968 who his guitar influences were, King replied, "Nobody. Everything I do is wrong." A pioneer of electric blues, King (who was left-handed) played a right-handed 1959 Gibson Flying V upside down, with the bass strings unconventionally facing the floor. He used an indecipherable secret tuning, hitting notes with his thumb. The six-foot-four, 300-pound King was able to bend notes farther and more powerfully than almost any other guitarist, and his records influenced a generation: Eric Clapton lifted the "Strange Brew" solo from King, and Duane Allman turned the melody of King's "As the Years Go Passing By" into the main riff of "Layla." Jimi Hendrix was star-struck when his hero opened for him at the Fillmore in 1967. "I taught [Hendrix] a lesson about the blues," said King. "I could have easily played his songs, but he couldn't play mine."

Albert King - Live From The Fabulous Forum 1972 (2015)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Feb. 7, 2016
Albert King - Live From The Fabulous Forum 1972 (2015)

Albert King - Live From The Fabulous Forum 1972 (2015)
Modern Electric Blues | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:44:15 | 103 MB
Label: Rockbeat Records | Release Year: 2015

The Rockbeat label continues it's releases of old broadcasts of rock/jazz/blues artists, and this Albert King set is worth a listen if you're a fan of his blues style. The sound is actually pretty decent–similar to other recent live sets from this label–a bit flat but every instrument can easily be heard. And like other releases from this label some songs fade out prematurely. As usual the booklet notes are nothing all that great, except for the cover painting of King, and the disc slips inside a slot in the cardboard package.
Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan - In session (2010) [Deluxe Edition]

Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan - In session (2010)
DVD5 | MPEG-2, NTCS 4:3 (720x480), 29.970 fps, VBR 6337 Kbps | DD 2.0, 48kHz/16-bit, 224 Kbps
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | 01:28:11 | ~ 4,23 Gb | RAR 5% Recovery
Electric Blues | STAX Records #0888072318397/STX-31838-09

Originally recorded for the Canadian television program In Session in 1983, this was a historic meeting of two artists that has been proven to be a very special moment This famed live jam session by Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan has proven to be an evening that will never be forgotten…
Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)

Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 336 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 132 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Electric Blues, Modern Electric Blues, R&B | Label: Fuel | # 302 061 993 2 | Time: 00:50:40

Curious, isn't it, how some of the greatest guitarists in post-war Blues history all shared the same regal surname? And entirely fitting. Freddie, Albert, and Earl King royally ruled the Blues kingdom with their brilliant innovations and seminal licks. All of them greatly impacted the Rock field as well. Eric Clapton cites Freddie as a major influence, while Stevie Ray Vaughan was an Albert acolyte. Jimi Hendrix did a dynamite version of Earl's 'Let The Good Times Roll.' These three kings of the electric Blues guitar played a mammoth role in defining the sound of post-war Blues guitar. Their influence remains monumental to this day.

Albert King - More Big Blues (2001)  

Posted by Designol at May 21, 2015
Albert King - More Big Blues (2001)

Albert King - More Big Blues (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 308 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 186 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Ace Records | # CDCHD 827 | Time: 01:02:25

All of King's recordings for the Bobbin label are on this 22-track disc, including everything from his 1959-1963 singles for the label and previously unissued alternate takes of "Why Are You So Mean to Me," "The Time Has Come," and the previously unissued "Blues at Sunrise." While these are decent journeyman urban blues/R&B, they're not up to the level of his subsequent recordings for Stax. Albert King just sounds too much like the records another King – B.B. King, that is – was making during the same era. There are similar horn arrangements and alternation of stinging guitar with smooth, confident vocal phrasing. It's a tribute to Albert King's abilities, in a way, that it does sound confident, and not the work of an imitator, despite the similarities.
Albert King - Blues At Sunset (Live At Wattstax And Montreux) (1973) Remastered 1993

Albert King - Blues At Sunset (Live At Wattstax And Montreux) (1973) Remastered 1993
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 305 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 131 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues | Label: Stax | # SCD 8581-2 | Time: 00:49:24

Blues at Sunset is a Blues album by Albert King, recorded live at Wattstax (August 20, 1972) and at the Montreux Jazz Festival (July 1, 1973), and released in 1973. Additional material recorded at the 1973 Montreux festival would be released in his later albums Montreux Festival and Blues At Sunrise.