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Albert Collins

Albert Collins
Aliases
Albert Collins and His Rhythm Rockers
Albert Collins and The Icebreakers
Real name
Albert Gene Collins
Born
October 1, 1932
Died
November 24, 1993
Country
United States
IPI
00040093028
Comments
Blues guitarist, singer and (occasional) harmonica player.
Family
Gwendolyn Collins Wife

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
November 1964 (4 artists)
March 1966 (12 artists)
1964 (5 artists)
November 1971 (4 artists)
1965 Kenny "Blue" Ray
1991 Antoine Rocks
1965 (2 artists)
1988 Gary Clark Jr.
November 1971 (3 artists)
1965 Kenny "Blue" Ray
1986 Joe Bonamassa
1965 (2 artists)
November 1971 Jonny Lang
1983 Big Fat Mama
1986 (2 artists)
1964 (2 artists)

Covers by Albert Collins

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1986 Bobby Kimble
September 4, 2007 Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield
1981 Albert King
February 1999 Albert King
1986 Lowell Fulsom
1985 Poppa Hop and His Orchestra
1985 Ray Charles and His Band
1980 James Davis
1979 Juke Boy Bonner
1980 Johnnie Morisette
1981 Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
1993 T-Bone Walker and His Guitar
1978 T-Bone Walker
1979 Albert Collins
February 1999 Bobby "Blue" Bland
1958 Fention and The Castle Rockers
1979 Albert Collins
1983 Big Walter
1979 Lowell Fulsom
1978 Lowell Fulsom
1969 Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
1986 Jimmy Liggins
1980 Little Johnny Taylor
1970 Ivory Joe Hunter
1979 Albert Collins
1983 A.C. Reed & His Spark Plugs
1979 Albert Collins
1968 Jimmy McGriff
1984 Eddie Harris
August 1969 Curtis Jones, Li'l Son Jackson, Jimmy Reed, B.B. King
1983 Percy Mayfield
February 1999 Johnny (Guitar) Watson
1983 Guitar Slim and His Band
1985 Muddy Waters
1986 Clarence Carter
2011 Guitar Slim and His Band
1983 T-Bone Walker and His Guitar
August 1969 Guitar Slim and His Band
1985 T-Bone Walker
February 1999 Little Milton
1980 Percy Mayfield
1986 Guitar Slim and His Band
1978 Johnny "Guitar" Watson and His Orchestra
1983 Roy Lee Johnson
1978 Freddy King

Songs written by Albert Collins

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Backstroke Albert Collins Albert Collins November 1964 Covered by (4 artists)
Don't Lose Your Cool Albert Collins Albert Collins March 1966 Covered by (12 artists)
Frosty Albert Collins Albert Collins 1964 Covered by (5 artists)
Hot 'n Cold Albert Collins Albert Collins 1965 Covered by Kenny "Blue" Ray
Icy Blue Albert Collins Albert Collins 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
If Trouble Was Money Albert Collins Albert Collins 1988 Covered by Gary Clark Jr.
Kool Aide Albert Collins Albert Collins 1965 Covered by Kenny "Blue" Ray
Leftovers Albert Collins Albert Collins 1986 Covered by Joe Bonamassa
Sno-Cone Albert Collins Albert Collins 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
Tired Man Albert Collins Albert Collins and The Icebreakers 1983 Covered by Big Fat Mama
Tremble Albert Collins Albert Collins 1964 Covered by (2 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Alive & Cool Albert Collins 1969 Red Lightnin'
Cold Snap Albert Collins 1986 Alligator Records
Don't Lose Your Cool Albert Collins 1983 Alligator Records
Flash Frozen - The Blues Show! Albert Collins Live Albert Collins 1983 Yupiteru Records
Frostbite Albert Collins 1980 Alligator Records
Frozen Alive! Albert Collins 1981 Alligator Records
Ice Cold Blues Albert Collins 1986 Charly Records
Iceman Albert Collins 1991 Virgin
Ice Pickin' Albert Collins 1978 Alligator Records
In Concert Robert Cray with Albert Collins February 1999 Indigo Delux Records
Jump the Blues Away Joe Walsh, Albert Collins, Etta James 1988 NEC Avenue
Live [1979] Albert Collins with the Barrelhouse 1979 Munich Records
Live [1986] Albert Collins and Barrelhouse 1986 Munich Records
Live in Japan Albert Collins and The Icebreakers 1984 Alligator Records
Love Can Be Found Anywhere (Even in a Guitar) Albert Collins 1968 Imperial [US]
Showdown! Albert Collins / Robert Cray / Johnny Copeland 1985 Alligator Records
Showdown! [2011 Re-Issue] Albert Collins - Robert Cray - Johnny Copeland 2011 Alligator Records
The Compleat Albert Collins Albert Collins 1970 Imperial [US]
The Cool Sound of Albert Collins Albert Collins 1965 TCF Hall
There's Gotta Be a Change Albert Collins November 1971 Tumbleweed
Trash Talkin' Albert Collins August 1969 Imperial [US]

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Don't Lose Your Cool Albert Collins March 1966 TCF Hall
Dyin' Flu Albert Collins October 1965 TCF Hall
Freeze Albert Collins and His Rhythm Rockers 1958 Kangaroo
Frosty Albert Collins 1964 Hall Records
Sno-Cone Albert Collins June 1965 TCF Hall
Thaw-Out Albert Collins November 1964 Hall Records

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Blues Summit B.B. King 1993 MCA Records
Solos, Sessions & Encores Stevie Ray Vaughan & Friends September 4, 2007 Epic

Reported errors

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