The Best of Albert King, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
"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.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
"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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Fantasy
  • UPC: 025218300520
  • Catalog Number: 60005
  • Sales rank: 70,432

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Albert King Primary Artist, Keyboards, Vocals
Technical Credits
Carl Smith Composer
Don Nix Producer
Donald "Duck" Dunn Producer
Lee Hildebrand Liner Notes
Albert King Producer
Al Jackson Jr. Composer, Producer
Chester Burnett Composer
Allen Jones Producer
Henry Bush Producer
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