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Albert Nelson King
Birth: Apr. 25, 1923
Indianola
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1992
Memphis
Tennessee, USA

Blues Musician. A master blues guitarist and inventor of "Blues Power", he is famous for playing a Gibson Flying-V guitar and singing such great blues hits as "Born Under a Bad Sign", "Crosscut Saw", "I'll Play the Blues For You", "As the Years Go Passing By" and hundreds more. He was a major influence on artists like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, and many other blues/rock guitarists. He died in Memphis, Tennessee which was his home when he was not on the road performing, which he did right up until he passed away. 

Cause of death: Heart attack 
Inscription:
"I'll Play The Blues For You" ALBERT NELSON KING APRIL 25, 1923 - DECEMBER 21, 1992 BORN UNDER A BAD SIGN IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA ALBERT KING ROSE TO GREATNESS AS A TRUE GIANT OF THE BLUES WITH HIS COMMANDING PRESENCE, POWERFUL VOICE, AND STINGING SINGLE NOTE GUITAR STYLE, ALBERT KING PLAYED THE BLUES FOR THE WORLD, AND FOREVER CHANGED THE WAY THE WORLD, WOULD PLAY THE BLUES Dedicated to the memory of Albert King from his many fans and friends
 
Burial:
Paradise Gardens Cemetery
Edmondson
Crittenden County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 06, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7449
Albert Nelson King
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Rest In Peace
- John D. Poulsen
 Added: Jun. 12, 2015
A legend never dies........
- John Burns
 Added: May. 31, 2015
A legend never dies........
- John Burns
 Added: May. 31, 2015
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