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About Albert King
Albert King was an iconic American blues guitarist best known for his hit single Born Under a Bad Sign which was released in 1967. Some of his other notable songs include I'll Play the Blues for You and Pride and Joy. He is regarded as one of the most influential blues guitarists of all time. He, Freddie King and B.B. King made up the legendary "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar".
In 2013, he was honored with a posthumous induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He made his first guitar by himself using a cigar box.
Since he was left-handed, the only way he could play right-handed guitars was by turning them upside down.
He earned his popular nickname "The Velvet Bulldozer" because of his smooth singing voice and his huge physical stature.
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Albert King's Popularity
Albert King was a famous American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer, who was born on April 25, 1923. As a person born on this date, Albert King is listed in our database as the 24th most popular celebrity for the day (April 25) and the 28th most popular for the year (1923).
People born on April 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Albert King is the 1201st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Albert King's birthday, Albert King is the 8249th most famous American.
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