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Albert King (1923–1992)

Albert King was born on April 25, 1923 in Indianola, Mississippi, USA as Albert Nelson. He died on December 21, 1992 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (performer: "Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven")
 2010/I The Switch (performer: "More Bad Luck") / (writer: "More Bad Luck")
 2008 Soul Men (performer: "Born under a Bad Sign")
 2008 27 Dresses (performer: "The Sky Is Crying")
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Full Hearts (2006) ... (performer: "Crosscut Saw" - uncredited) / (writer: "Crosscut Saw" - uncredited)
 2005 Block Party (Documentary) (writer: "Nappy Heads")
 2001 Bodywork (performer: "Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven")
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Necessity Is a Mother (1991) ... (performer: "Born Under A Bad Sign" - uncredited)
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Food Fight (1987) ... (performer: "Born Under a Bad Sign")
 1987 Barfly (performer: "Born Under a Bad Sign")
 1973 Wattstax (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Sing The Blues For You")
 1970 The Coming Thing (writer: "The Hunter" - uncredited)
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 2013 The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Movie)
Himself - Honoree
 1987 The 29th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Performer
 1983 In Session: Stevie Ray Vaughan/Albert King (TV Movie)
Himself (Guitar, Vocals)
 1982 Jammin' with the Blues Greats (Video documentary)
 1973 In Concert (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11 (1973) ... Himself
 1973 Wattstax (Documentary)

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CD: "The Lost Session" See more »

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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Posthumously inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame in 1993. See more »

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