Hard Bargain

Albert King

Hard Bargain
  • CAT # SCD-8594-25

    1. Overall Junction 8:04
    2. Funk-Shun 3:43
    3. You Sure Drive A Hard Bargain 3:17
    4. You're Gonna Need Me 2:48
    5. As The Years Go Passing By (Alternate) 3:47
    6. Drownin' On Dry Land (Alternate) 3:54
    7. Heart Fixing Business (Alternate) 2:41
    8. The Sky Is Crying (Alternate) 4:09
    9. I Get Evil 5:25
    10. Shake 'em Down 3:09
    11. I Believe To My Soul 4:56
    12. Got To Be Some Changes Made 9:24
    13. Albert's Groove #2 2:32

Albert King's brilliant infusion of modern soul grooves into the blues, which he developed at Stax Records in consort with Booker T. & the MGs, remains the late bluesman's most enduring contribution to American music. Drawn from studio sessions made between 1966 and 1971, this collection brings together the B sides of four of the Mississippi-born singer-guitarist's early Stax singles, alternate takes of four classic tunes from his repertoire, and five selections which have never been issued previously. These performances from King's most innovative period are sure to make his many fans jump for joy.

with Booker T. Jones, Isaac Hayes, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., and others

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