I'll Play The Blues For You

Albert King

Ill Play The Blues For You
  • CAT # SCD-8513-25

    1. I'll Play The Blues For You (Parts 1 And 2) 7:21
    2. Little Brother (Make A Way) 5:44
    3. Breaking Up Somebody's Home 3:39
    4. High Cost Of Loving 2:56
    5. I'll Be Doggone 5:39
    6. Answer To The Laundromat Blues 4:40
    7. Don't Burn Down The Bridge ('Cause You Might Wana Come Back Across) 4:28
    8. Angel Of Mercy 4:15

With the Bar-Kays and Isaac Hayes's Movement alternately supplying the funky rhythms and the Memphis Horns contributing the riveting riffs, I'll Play the Blues for You stands out as the definitive Albert King soul-blues fusion album of the Seventies. King, in the words of the late Michael Bloomfield, "was the only [blues] singer who had clever, modern arrangements that would fit in with the black radio market and with the white market and in no way compromised his style." Besides the hit title track, the disc includes the hits "Breaking Up Somebody's Home" and (as a CD bonus track) "Angel of Mercy."

with the Bar-Kays, the Movement and the Memphis Horns

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