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Albert Collins

Index Albert Collins

Albert Gene Drewery, known as Albert Collins and the Ice Man (October 1, 1932 – November 24, 1993),Skeely, Richard. [1]

81 relations: Adventures in Babysitting, After Hours (Gary Moore album), Alligator Records, B.B. King, Bill Szymczyk, Blue Thumb Records, Blues, Blues Alive, Blues Music Award, Blues rock, Bob Krasnow, Boogie Chillen', Branford Marsalis, Bruce Iglauer, Buckshot LeFonque, Buckshot LeFonque (album), Canned Heat, Capo, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, David Bowie, Dick Shurman, Don't Lose Your Cool, Electric blues, Etta James, Fender Custom Shop, Fender Esquire, Fender Telecaster, Fillmore West, Frostbite (album), Gary Moore, George Thorogood, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album, Guitar, Guitar Legends, Seville 1991, Guitar tunings, Harmonica, Houston, Humbucker, Ice Pickin', Iceman (album), Ike & Tina Turner, Imperial Records, Jack Bruce, Jack Clement, Jazzvisions, Joe "Guitar" Hughes, Joe Walsh, John Lee Hooker, John Mayall, John Zorn, ..., Johnny Copeland, Jump blues, Labyrinth (David Bowie album), Las Vegas, Leona, Texas, Lightnin' Hopkins, Live Aid, Liver, Lung cancer, Marquez, Texas, Metastasis, Michael Huey, Mr. Lucky (John Lee Hooker album), Musician, Neil Diamond, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Newport Pop Festival, President (1924 steamboat), Robert Cray, Rory Gallagher, Seville Expo '92, Showdown!, Singing, Songwriter, Spillane (album), Still Got the Blues, Sun Records, The New York Times, Underground (David Bowie song), Whisky a Go Go, Yates High School. Expand index (31 more) »

Adventures in Babysitting

Adventures in Babysitting (also known as A Night on the Town in certain countries) is a 1987 American comedy film written by David Simkins, directed by Chris Columbus (in his directorial debut), and starring Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Penelope Ann Miller, Bradley Whitford, and brief cameos by blues singer/guitarist Albert Collins and singer-songwriter Southside Johnny Lyon.

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After Hours (Gary Moore album)

After Hours is the ninth solo studio album by Irish guitarist Gary Moore, released in 1992.

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Alligator Records

Alligator Records is an American, Chicago-based independent blues record label founded by Bruce Iglauer in 1971.

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B.B. King

Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.

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Bill Szymczyk

William Frank "Bill" Szymczyk (born February 13, 1943) is an American music producer and technical engineer best known for working with rock and blues musicians, most notably the Eagles in the 1970s.

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Blue Thumb Records

Blue Thumb Records was an American record label founded in 1968 by Bob Krasnow and former A&M Records executives Tommy LiPuma and Don Graham.

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Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Blues Alive

Blues Alive is a live album by Irish guitarist Gary Moore, released in 1993.

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Blues Music Award

The Blues Music Awards are awards presented by the Blues Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to foster blues heritage.

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Blues rock

Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.

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Bob Krasnow

Robert Alan "Bob" Krasnow (July 20, 1934 – December 11, 2016) was an American music industry entrepreneur.

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Boogie Chillen'

"Boogie Chillen'" or "Boogie Chillun" is a blues song first recorded by John Lee Hooker in 1948.

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Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.

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Bruce Iglauer

Bruce Iglauer (born July 10, 1947, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States) is the American founder and head of the independent blues record label Alligator Records in Chicago.

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Buckshot LeFonque

Buckshot LeFonque was a musical group project of Branford Marsalis.

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Buckshot LeFonque (album)

Buckshot LeFonque is the eponymous debut album of Branford Marsalis's jazz/hip-hop/rock group.

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Canned Heat

Canned Heat is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965.

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A capo (short for capodastro, capo tasto or capotasto, Italian for "head of fretboard"; Spanish: capodastro; French: capodastre; German: Kapodaster; Portuguese: capodastro, Serbo-Croatian: kapodaster) is a device used on the neck of a stringed (typically fretted) instrument to shorten the playable length of the strings, hence raising the pitch.

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Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (April 18, 1924 – September 10, 2005) was an American musician from Louisiana and Texas.

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

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Dick Shurman

Richard L. "Dick" Shurman (born May 23, 1950) is an American record producer, sound engineer, music journalist, music historian, and backing vocalist.

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Don't Lose Your Cool

Don't Lose Your Cool is the eighth studio album by Albert Collins, released in 1983 by Alligator Records.

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Electric blues

Electric blues refers to any type of blues music distinguished by the use of electric amplification for musical instruments.

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Etta James

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel.

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Fender Custom Shop

The Fender Custom Shop is a division of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, housed within their headquarters complex in Corona, Riverside County, California.

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Fender Esquire

The Fender Esquire is a solid-body electric guitar manufactured by Fender, the first solid-body guitar sold by Fender, debuting in 1950.

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Fender Telecaster

The Fender Telecaster, colloquially known as the Tele, is the world's first commercially successfulLes Paul had built a prototype solid body electric guitar known as "The Log" in the 1940s, but could not market his invention.

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Fillmore West

Fillmore West was a historic rock and roll music venue in San Francisco, California which became famous under the direction of concert promoter Bill Graham from 1968-1971.

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Frostbite (album)

Frostbite is the seventh studio album by Albert Collins, released in 1980 through the Alligator Records label.

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Gary Moore

Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was an Irish rock guitarist.

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George Thorogood

George Lawrence Thorogood (born February 24, 1950) is an American musician, singer and songwriter from Wilmington, Delaware.

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Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album was awarded from 1983 to 2011 and from 2017 onwards.

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The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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Guitar Legends, Seville 1991

Guitar Legends was a concert held over five nights, from October 15 to October 19, 1991, in Seville, Spain, with the aim of positioning the city as an entertainment destination to draw support for Expo '92 beginning the following April.

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Guitar tunings

Guitar tunings assign pitches to the open strings of guitars, including acoustic guitars, electric guitars and classical guitars, among others.

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The harmonica, also known as a French harp or mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.

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Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.

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A humbucking pickup, humbucker, or double coil, is a type of electric guitar pickup that uses two coils to "buck the hum" (or cancel out the interference) picked up by coil pickups caused by electromagnetic interference, particularly mains hum.

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Ice Pickin'

Ice Pickin is the sixth studio album released in 1978 by Albert Collins.

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Iceman (album)

Iceman is the tenth and final studio album by Albert Collins, released in 1991 by Virgin Records under the sub-label Pointblank.

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Ike & Tina Turner

Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo composed of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner.

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Imperial Records

Imperial Records is an American record company and label started in 1947 by Lew Chudd and reactivated in 2006 by EMI, which owned the label and back catalogue at the time.

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Jack Bruce

John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter known primarily for his contributions to the British supergroup Cream, which also included the guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and the drummer Ginger Baker.

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Jack Clement

Jack Henderson Clement (April 5, 1931 – August 8, 2013) was an American singer, songwriter, and record and film producer.

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Jazzvisions: Made in America was a series of jazz concerts held in December 1986 at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles.

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Joe "Guitar" Hughes

Joe "Guitar" Hughes (born Maurice Hughes, September 29, 1937 – May 20, 2003) was an American blues musician, from Houston, Texas, United States.

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Joe Walsh

Joseph Fidler Walsh (born November 20, 1947) is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter.

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John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1912 or 1917; retrieved August 22, 2017. – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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John Mayall

John Mayall, OBE (born 29 November 1933) is an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years.

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John Zorn

John Zorn (born September 2, 1953) is an American composer, arranger, record producer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist with hundreds of album credits as performer, composer, and producer across a variety of genres, including jazz, rock, hardcore, classical, surf, metal, soundtrack, ambient, and improvised music.

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Johnny Copeland

John Clyde Copeland (March 27, 1937 – July 3, 1997) was an American Texas blues guitarist and singer.

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Jump blues

Jump blues is an up-tempo style of blues, usually played by small groups and featuring saxophone or brass instruments.

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Labyrinth (David Bowie album)

Labyrinth is a soundtrack album by David Bowie and Trevor Jones, released on vinyl, cassette and Compact Disc in 1986 for the film Labyrinth.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

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Leona, Texas

Leona is a city in Leon County, Texas, United States.

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Lightnin' Hopkins

Samuel John "Lightnin'" Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist, and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas.

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Live Aid

Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on 13 July 1985, and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative.

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The liver, an organ only found in vertebrates, detoxifies various metabolites, synthesizes proteins, and produces biochemicals necessary for digestion.

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer, also known as lung carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung.

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Marquez, Texas

Marquez is a city in Leon County, Texas, United States.

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Metastasis is a pathogenic agent's spread from an initial or primary site to a different or secondary site within the host's body; it is typically spoken of as such spread by a cancerous tumor.

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Michael Huey


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Mr. Lucky (John Lee Hooker album)


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A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.

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Neil Diamond

Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, often known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.

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Newport Pop Festival

The Newport Pop Festival, held in Costa Mesa, California, on August 3–4, 1968, was the first music concert ever to have more than 100,000 paid attendees.

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President (1924 steamboat)

President is a steamboat that currently lies dismantled in Effingham, Illinois.

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Robert Cray

Robert William Cray (born August 1, 1953) is an American blues guitarist and singer.

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Rory Gallagher

William Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer.

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Seville Expo '92

The Universal Exposition of Seville (Expo '92) took place from Monday, April 20 to Monday, October 12, 1992 on La Isla de La Cartuja (Cartuja Island), Seville, Spain.

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Showdown! is a blues album by Albert Collins, Robert Cray and Johnny Copeland, released in 1985 through Alligator Records.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.

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Spillane (album)

Spillane is an album by American composer and saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist John Zorn, composed of three file-card pieces, as well as a work for voice, string quartet and turntables.

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Still Got the Blues

Still Got the Blues is the eighth solo studio album by Northern Irish guitarist Gary Moore, released in 1990.

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Sun Records

Sun Records is an American independent record label founded by Sam Phillips in Memphis, Tennessee in 1950.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Underground (David Bowie song)

"Underground" is a song written and recorded by David Bowie for the soundtrack of the film Labyrinth.

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Whisky a Go Go

Whisky a Go Go is a nightclub in West Hollywood, California.

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Yates High School

Jack Yates Senior High School is a secondary school located at 3703 Sampson, very near Texas Southern University, in the historic Third Ward in Houston, Texas, United States.

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