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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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Star Trek Into Darkness
The Switch
The Switch Soundtrack
27 Dresses
27 Dresses Soundtrack
Barfly Soundtrack


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  Bosch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Chapter Two: Lost Light (2015) ... (performer: "Finger On The Trigger" - uncredited) / (writer: "Finger On The Trigger" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Black Toe (2013) ... (performer: "Crosscut Saw")
- The Babysitter (2012) ... (performer: "Born Under A Bad Sign")
 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 Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Documentary) (writer: "Nappy Heads")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Warming by the Devil's Fire (2003) ... (writer: "Don;t Throw Your Love on Me So Strong")
 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")
 1983 In Session: Stevie Ray Vaughan/Albert King (TV Movie) (writer: "Match Box Blues" - uncredited)
 1981 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Who's on First? (1981) ... (performer: "Born Under a Bad Sign")
 1973 Wattstax (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Play The Blues For You")
 1970 The Coming Thing (writer: "The Hunter" - uncredited)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Best known for songs "Crosscut Saw" and "Blues Before Sunrise". See more »


Gibson Flying V guitar.

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