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Monday, June 25, 2012


It's somewhat unbelievable to think that by the time Albert King signed to Stax records(and achieved his greatest success) in '66 he had been recording for a dozen years!

This single was from King's final small label phase, and honestly they didn't get much tinier than Coun-tree records out of East St Louis. It's surprising in a way that Albert was signed to Stax after all, as these releases didn't make a commercial dent. What they lacked in sales they made up for in sheer drive and talent, as this cookin' record attests to.

from 1965...



Apesville said...

That brightened up a monday morning in Wales

Timmy said...

Great song. Has that Albert King trademark all over it, even though he sounds like a kid!