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The Best Albert King Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 276 votes 131 voters 5.3k views16 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Albert King, a member of the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame, is also considered one of the best blues artists of all time. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Albert King albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Albert King discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Albert King albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Albert King singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Albert King album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Albert King album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Albert King album of all time?" or "What are the top Albert King albums?" then this list will answer your questions. "The Velvet Bulldozer" remains one of the great blue guitarists of all time. Throughout his career, he released numerous hit albums, as well as popular singles. While he worked with various artists, he also had a very successful solo career, in which he released the famous Born Under a Bad Sign. The list below features all of his studio albums, including Years Gone By and Lovejoy.

This list of popular Albert King albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, and voting down any you feel should be lower on the list.

    • Release Date: 1972
    • Artist: Albert King
    • Tracks: Angel of Mercy, Answer to the Laundromat Blues, High Cost of Loving
    • Genres (Music): Blues, Soul blues
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    • Release Date: 1967
    • Artist: Albert King
    • Tracks: The Hunter, Kansas City, As the Years Go Passing By
    • Genres (Music): Blues
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    • Release Date: 1969
    • Artist: Albert King
    • Tracks: You Don't Love Me (instrumental), Lonely Man, Killing Floor
    • Genres (Music): Blues
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    • Release Date: 1988
    • Artist: Pops Staples, Steve Cropper, Albert King
    • Tracks: Knock on Wood, Trashy Dog, Big Bird
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