Live Wire Blues Power is a live album by bluesman Albert King. It was recorded in June 1968 at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco.
This concert has provided material for two more Albert King live albums:
Albert King Live Wire Blues Power
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Watermelon Man – 4:04
Blues Power – 10:16
Night Stomp – 5:48
Blues At Sunrise – 8:44
Please Love Me – 3:58
Look Out – 5:22
Playing on the album are:
Albert King – Electric guitar and vocals
Willie James Exon – Guitar
James Washington – Organ
Roosevelt Pointer – Bass
Theotis Morgan – drums
What People Say About Live Wire Blues Power
It’s appeared in one general best live albums list that I’ve seen:
Vox Best 70
Reviews at Amazon are very positive
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Is this the best live album by Albert King?
Other albums by Albert King include:
1968 Live Wire Blues Power – 1968 Wednesday Night In San Francisco – 1968 Thursday Night In San Francisco – 1969 Live ’69 – 1971 – 1978 Live In The 70s – 1972 Live at the Fabulous Forum – 1972 1973 Blues At Sunset Live At Wattstax And Montreux – 1973 Blues At Sunrise – 1973 Albert King Chico Hamilton Little Milton Montreux Festival – 1974 Purple Carriage St Charles Il 02-02-74 – 1975 Blues From The Road – 1977 Live Charly Blues Masterworks 18 – 1978 Chicago – 1978 Talkin’ Blues – 1983 In Session with Stevie Ray Vaughan – ? Live In Canada
What Are The Best Blues Live Albums?
Live Wire/Blues Power has been nominated in the readers poll to find the best blues live albums.
My aim is to help you to find the best live albums through readers polls, my own reviews and from bringing in Amazon reviews.
You can see the complete list of readers polls at Live Album Polls.
Other Useful Webpages About Live Wire Blues Power
- Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_Wire/Blues_Power
- Discogs – https://www.discogs.com/Albert-King-Live-Wire-Blues-Power/master/208881
- All Music Guide – Critics 4.5 Stars – Users Rating 4.5 Stars (22/8/2017) http://www.allmusic.com/album/live-wire-blues-power-mw0000203665
- Rolling Stone magazine – 5 stars – http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/live-wire-blues-power-19681123
What Else Was Happening In This Year?
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