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Albert Gene Drewery a.k.a. Albert Collins (October 1, 1933 – November 24, 1993). [1]

71 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, Branford Marsalis, Bruce Iglauer, Buckshot LeFonque, Buckshot LeFonque (album), Canned Heat, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, David Bowie, Don't Lose Your Cool, Electric blues, Etta James, Fender Telecaster, Frostbite (album), Gary Moore, George Thorogood, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album, Guitar, Guitar Legends, Seville 1991, Harmonica, Houston, Humbucker, Ice Pickin', Iceman (album), 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, Nevada, Newport Pop Festival, Robert Cray, Rory Gallagher, Seville Expo '92, Showdown!, Singing, Songwriter, Spillane (album), Still Got the Blues, Texas, The New York Times, Underground (David Bowie song), United States, Yates High School. Expand index (21 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 an album by Northern Irish blues-rock guitarist and singer 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 by his stage name B.B. King, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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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, along with former A&M Records executives Tommy LiPuma and Don Graham.

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Blues is a genre and musical form that originated in African-American communities in the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Blues Alive

Blues Alive is an album by the Northern Irish guitar player 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 musical genre combining elements of blues and rock.

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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 blues/boogie rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1965.

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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 Bowie (born David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, painter, and actor.

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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.

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Fender Telecaster

The Fender Telecaster, colloquially known as the Tele, is the world's first commercial solid-body, single-cutaway electric guitar made by Fender, typically dual-pickup in configuration.

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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 a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer and virtuoso guitarist.

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George Thorogood

George 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.

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The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6.

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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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The harmonica, also French harp, and 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 Texas and the American South, and the fourth most populous city in the United States.

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A humbucking pickup, or humbucker, 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.

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Ice Pickin'

Ice Pickin is the sixth studio album released in 1978 by the blues man 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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Imperial Records

Imperial Records is a United States based label started in 1947 by Lewis Robert Chudd (1911–1998) and reactivated in 2006 by EMI which owned the label and back catalogue at that time.

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Jack Bruce

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

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Jack Clement

Jack Henderson Clement (April 5, 1931 – August 8, 2013) was an American singer, songwriter, and a 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 (September 29, 1937 – May 20, 2003) was an American blues musician, from Houston, Texas, United States.

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Joe Walsh

Joseph Fidler "Joe" Walsh (born November 20, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

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John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – 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 avant-garde composer, arranger, 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, klezmer, soundtrack, ambient and improvised music.

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Johnny Copeland

Johnny 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 blues usually played by small groups and featuring horns.

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Labyrinth (David Bowie album)

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

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas, (locally, also pronounced as) officially the City of Las Vegas and often known as simply Vegas, is a city in the United States, the most populous city in the state of Nevada, the county seat of Clark County, and the city proper of the Las Vegas Valley.

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Leona, Texas

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

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Lightnin' Hopkins

Sam John Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982), better known as Lightnin’ Hopkins, was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, from Houston, Texas.

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Live Aid

Live Aid was a dual-venue concert held on 13 July 1985.

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The liver is a vital organ of vertebrates and some other animals.

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer, also known as carcinoma of the lung or pulmonary 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, or metastatic disease, is the spread of a cancer or other disease from one organ or part to another not directly connected with it.

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Michael Huey

Michael "Mike" Huey (Born J. Michael Huey in Bowdon, Georgia October 24, 1950) is an American drummer and producer, earning 18 Gold / Platinum Top Ten Awards.

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Mr. Lucky (John Lee Hooker album)


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A musician (or instrumentalist) 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 and musician with a career that began in the 1960s.

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Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States.

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Newport Pop Festival

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

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Robert Cray

Robert Cray (born August 1, 1953, Columbus, Georgia, United States) 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 bandleader.

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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 both tonality and rhythm.

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A songwriter is an individual who writes songs and can also be called a composer.

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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 a 1990 album by guitarist Gary Moore.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Underground (David Bowie song)

"Underground" is a song from the soundtrack of the film Labyrinth, performed by David Bowie.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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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 Third Ward in Houston, Texas, USA.

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