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Born Under a Bad Sign

Born Under a Bad Sign
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Description: N N Amazon.co.uk Born Under a Bad Sign dates back to a time when albums were collections of singles, and when singles, designed for radio and jukebox play, seldom ran more than three and a half minutes. That limitation meant that artists had to make an impact quickly and firmly. In blues, the tendency of songs to go on a bit had to be curbed to produce performances with punch and point. There are few better examples of this process in action than Albert King's 1960s tracks like "Crosscut Saw," "Born Under a Bad Sign," and his story of hot whispers during the hot-wash cycle, "Laundromat Blues." With ... (more)
Manufacturer: Stax
Release date: 18 June 2002
EAN: 0025218860628 UPC: 025218860628
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Agent Bert Macklin added this to a list 4 months, 1 week ago
Favorite Album Covers (1107 music items)
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JxSxPx added this to a list 5 years, 8 months ago
RS 500: Part 5 (100 music items)

""King's first album for the Stax label combines his hard, unflashy guitar playing with the sleek sound of the label's house band, Booker T. and the MG's. Hits such as "Crosscut Saw" and "Laundromat Blues" influenced Clapton and Stones, and earned King a new rock & roll audience.""

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