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The Best Albert King Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This 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.

I'll Play the Blues for ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albert King Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1972

Artist: Albert King

Tracks: Angel of Mercy, Answer to the Laundromat Blues, High Cost of Loving, Don't Burn Down the Bridge, I'll Be Doggone, Breaking Up Somebody's Home, I'll Play the Blues for You, Little Brother

Genres (Music): Blues, Soul blues

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Born Under a Bad Sign is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albert King Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1967

Artist: Albert King

Tracks: The Hunter, Kansas City, As the Years Go Passing By, Crosscut Saw, Oh, Pretty Woman, Down Don't Bother Me, I Almost Lost My Mind, Laundromat Blues, Personal Manager, The Very Thought of You, Born Under a Bad Sign

Genres (Music): Blues

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I Wanna Get Funky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albert King Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1973

Artist: Albert King

Tracks: I Wanna Get Funky, Walking the Back Streets and Crying, Travelin' Man, Multimediatrack, Crosscut Saw, Crosscut Saw, 'til May Back Ain't Got No Bone, I Wanna Get Funky, Walking the Back Streets and Crying, That's What the Blues Is All About, Flat Tire, That What the Blues Is All About, Flat Tire, I Can't Hear Nothing but the Blues, 'til My Back Ain't Got No Bone, Playing on Me

Genres (Music): Blues

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Years Gone By is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albert King Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1969

Artist: Albert King

Tracks: You Don't Love Me (instrumental), Lonely Man, Killing Floor, Wrapped Up in Love Again, Cockroach, You Threw Your Love on Me Too Strong, Heart Fixing Business, If the Washing Don't Get You, the Rinsing Will, Sky Is Crying, Drowning on Dry Land (instrumental), Drowning on Dry Land

Genres (Music): Blues

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