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Albert King - Born Under A Bad Sign   

"Born Under a Bad Sign" was the first album by Albert King for Stax Records and his second album overall. It is composed of singles released by King recorded between March 1966 and June 1967, with additional studio tracks. Providing accompaniment to Albert King, who sang and played lead guitar, were the Stax in-house recording session band, Booker T. and the MGs, plus The Memphis Horns. The album became "one of the most popular and influential blues albums of the late '60s" and has been acknowledged by the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame, and Rolling Stone magazine.

See also: Top Blues Records of All Time  Top 100 Blues Albums of All Time (on Vinyl!)  


  • A1)   Born Under A Bad Sign
  • A2)   Crosscut Saw
  • A3)   Kansas City
  • A4)   Oh, Pretty Woman
  • A5)   Down Don't Bother Me
  • A6)   The Hunter
  • B1)   I Almost Lost My Mind
  • B2)   Personal Manager
  • B3)   Laundromat Blues
  • B4)   As The Years Go BY
  • B5)   The Very Thought Of You

Track listing above is from Japan | Atlantic - SD 7723 LP

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