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Albert Collins (I) (1932–1993)

Blues Guitarist who won a Grammy in 1987. See full bio »

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 2015 Guitar Man (Documentary) (writer: "Don't Lose Your Cool")
 2013 The Blue Black Hussar (Documentary) (writer: "The Freeze")
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (writer: "Slippin' and Slidin' (Itaal Shur Remix)")
 2005 The Jeff Healey Band: Live at Montreux 1999 (Video documentary) (writer: "Put the Shoe on the Other Foot" (1997))
 2005 Forty Shades of Blue (performer: "Snowed In")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Road to Memphis (2003) ... (writer: "Lucille")
 2003 Festival Express (Documentary) (writer: "Slippin' & Slidin'" - as A. Collins)
 1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Slippin' And Slidin'" - as Al Collins)
 1999 Crazy in Alabama (writer: "Lucille")
 1995 Casino (writer: "Slippin' and Slidin'")
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (performer: "Stormy Monday Blues")
 1992 Hasta luego cocodrilo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cuando los santos salen de paseo (1992) ... (writer: "Lucille")
 1989 The Delinquents (writer: "Lucille", "Slippin' and Slidin" - as Collins)
 1988 Feds (performer: "LIGHTS ARE ON, BUT NOBODY'S HOME")
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Child's Play (1987) ... (performer: "The Dream" - uncredited)
 1987 Adventures in Babysitting (performer: "Babysitting Blues", "Albert's Smokin' Ice")
 1986 Shadows in Paradise (performer: "Frosty", "Tremble") / (writer: "Frosty", "Tremble")
 1985 Mask (writer: "Slippin' 'n' Slidin'")
 1984 Arena (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Everly Brothers: Songs of Innocence and Experience (1984) ... (writer: "Lucille" - uncredited)
 1984 Where the Boys Are (writer: "Slippin' & Sliddin'")
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (writer: "Slippin' & Slidin'" - uncredited)
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1980 - 1982) (performer - 1 episode, 1982)
- Up and Down the Dial (1982) ... (performer: "Frosty") / (writer: "Frosty")
- Herb's Dad (1980) ... (writer: "Lucille")
 1979 Going Steady (writer: "Lucille")
 1978 Big Wednesday (writer: "Lucille" - uncredited)
 1975 In Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.15 (1975) ... (writer: "Slippin' and Slidin'/I'm In Love Again/Johnny B. Goode/Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On')
 1972 The Special London Bridge Special (TV Movie) (as Janey, Janey, We're gonna have some fun tonight, "Rip it up / Lucille / Tutti Frutti / Jenny, Jenny / Good Golly Miss Molly / Long Tall Sally ")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.22 (1965) ... (writer: "Lucille")
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (writer: "Slippin' and Slidin', "Slippin' and Slidin'")
- Episode #1.38 (1965) ... (writer: "Lucille")
- Episode #1.29 (1965) ... (writer: "Lucille")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.45 (1965) ... (writer: "Slippin' and Slidin'")
- Episode #1.9 (1965) ... (writer: "Lucille")
 1965 Poor Little Rich Girl (writer: "Lucille")
 1961 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.28 (1961) ... (writer: "Lucille")
 1957 Mister Rock and Roll (writer: "Lucille")
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CD: "Love Can Be Found Anywhere" (Columbia) See more »

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When I was coming up, I'd listen to B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Guitar Slim, Lightnin Hopkins, but I never wanted to sound like them. I wanted people to say, That's Albert Collins! I met B.B. King when I was 20 and he told me to find my own thing, said it would help me on my way.


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