Albert King – Live Wire


Albert King – Live Wire/Blues Power & Lightnin’ Hopkins with Sonny Terry – Last Night Blues  Pre-order now due August 2024

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Albert King – Live Wire

Albert King - Live Wire

The Bluesville Series from Craft Recordings and Acoustic Sounds

Inspired by the original Prestige label imprint established in 1959

All-analogue mastering by Grammy-nominated engineer Matthew Lutthans

180-gram vinyl pressed at Quality Record Pressings

Obi strip with reflections written by Grammy-winning producer, writer, and musician Scott Billington

Highlighting trailblazing blues musicians from legendary labels

Live Wire/Blues Power is a live album from Albert King recorded in 1968 at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, California.

Featuring originals and King’s rendition of classics, the album demonstrates Albert King’s blues prowess.

Featuring all-analogue mastering by Grammy-nominated engineer Matthew Lutthans at The Mastering Lab at Blue Heaven Studios.

Pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Quality Record Pressings, this album is released in partnership with Acoustic Sounds, and features a paper-wrapped tip-on jacket. According to Rolling Stone, this album is “Just the unadulterated pure and simple blues.

Rolling Stone called the album “one man’s reworking of a classic format to make an intensely personal statement, invoking all the cliches without becoming for one second a cliche itself.” The Encyclopedia of Popular Music deemed it a “classic [that] introduced [King’s] music to the white rock audience.

Track List: Albert King – Live Wire

1. Watermelon Man

2. Blues Power

3. Night Stomp

4. Blues At Sunrise

5. Please Love Me

6. Look Out


Bluesville (Acoustic Sounds Series)


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