Albert Nelson (April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992), known professionally as Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer whose playing influenced many other blues guitarists. Discography Includes; The Big Blues (1962), Born Under a Bad Sign (1967), Years Gone By (1969), Blues for Elvis – King Does the King's Things (1970), Lovejoy (1971), The Lost Session (1971, released in 1986), I'll Play the Blues for You (1972), I Wanna Get Funky (1974), Albert (1976), Truckload of Lovin' (1976), King Albert (1977), The Pinch, also known as The Blues Don't Change (1977), New Orleans Heat (1978), Crosscut Saw: Albert King in San Francisco (1983), I'm in a Phone Booth, Baby (1984).