Albert King

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Albert King - famouslefties.com

One of the “Three Kings of the Blues Guitar” (along with B. B. King and Freddie King), Albert King stood 6′ 4″ (192 cm) (some reports say 6′ 7″) and weighed 250 lbs (118 kg)[1] and was known as “The Velvet Bulldozer”. He was born Albert Nelson on a cotton plantation in Indianola, Mississippi. During his childhood he would sing at a family gospel group at a church. One of 13 children, King grew up picking cotton on plantations near Forrest City, Arkansas where the family moved when he was eight…more

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