Albert King

The Big Blues + 8 Bonus Tracks (600884)

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The Big Blues + 8 Bonus Tracks

Albert King

Soul Jam

8436559461528

SOU 148856

600884

BLUES

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CD 8,26 €

INCLUDES 8 BONUS TRACKS

This essential release presents Albert King’s underrated debut album, The Big Blues. It was originally issued in 1962 by the King label and has been long unavailable on CD. In addition to the original masterpiece, this remastered collector’s CD also contains 8 bonus tracks, consisting of hard-to-find sides released by the small Bobbin label and King Records during the same early period. This set offers listeners the opportunity to hear the development of one of the most important heroes of electric blues.

PERSONNEL:

ALBERT KING, lead vocals and electric guitar, plus:
Harold White (tenor saxophone), Wilber Thompson (trumpet),
Freddie Robinette (baritone saxophone), Lee Otis Right (bass),
Ike Turner (piano on track 7), Kenny Birdell Rice (drums).

Recorded in St. Louis, 1959-1962.

INCLUDE 16-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01 Let’s Have a Natural Ball
02 What Can I Do to C0hange Your Mind?
03 I Get Evil
04 Had You Told It Like It Was (It Wouldn’t Be Like It is)
05 This Morning
06 I Walked All Night Long
07 Don’t Throw Your Love on Me So Strong
08 Travelin’ to California
09 I’ve Made Nights by Myself
10 This Funny Feeling
11 Ooh-Ee Baby
12 Dyna Flow
BONUS TRACKS
13 Need You by My Side
14 The Time Has Come
15 Why Are You So Mean to Me
16 Blues at Sunrise
17 I’ll Do Anything You Say
18 Got to Be Some Changes Made
19 Old Blue Ribbon
20 I’ve Made Nights by Myself [alternate take]

TOTAL TIME: 55:16