As one of Our Recommendations and Recommended Recordings, we recommend Born Under A Bad Sign, by Albert King, on Stax Records.

This is one of the classic 1960’s blues albums. Tracks such as Born Under A Bad Sign, Oh Pretty Woman and The Hunter have been covered by many other musicians, including Free and Jimi Hendrix.  Also see our Some Historic Blues Recordings & Covers pages.

CD cover, Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign, released on Stax Records.
CD cover, Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign, released on Stax Records.

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The Mississippi Blues Trail marker for Albert King is in Indianola, Mississippi

Mississippi Blues Trail marker for Albert King, Indianola, Mississippi
Mississippi Blues Trail marker for Albert King, Indianola, Mississippi

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