I'll Play the Blues for You

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I'll Play The Blues For You
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Studio album by Albert King
Released 1972
Recorded 1972 in Memphis
Genre Soul blues, Blues
Length 39:44
Label Stax Records
Producer Allen Jones and Henry Bush
Albert King chronology
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I'll Play The Blues For You is the seventh studio album by Albert King released in 1972.

In 2017, the single version of the title track was inducted in to the Blues Hall of Fame.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'll Play the Blues for You, Pts. 1-2" (Jerry Beach) – 7:20
  2. "Little Brother (Make a Way)" (Henry Bush, J. Jones, Clifton William Smith) – 2:49
  3. "Breaking up Somebody's Home" (Al Jackson, Timothy Matthews) – 7:19
  4. "High Cost of Loving" (Sherwin Hamlett, Allen A. Jones) – 2:56
  5. "I'll Be Doggone" (Pete Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin) – 5:41
  6. "Answer to the Laundromat Blues" (Albert King) – 4:37
  7. "Don't Burn Down the Bridge ('Cause You Might Wanna Come Back Across)" (J. Jones, Carl Wells) – 5:07
  8. "Angel of Mercy" (Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson) – 4:20

Bonus Tracks Stax Remasters 2012 (previously unreleased)

  1. "I'll Play the Blues for You" (alternate version) - 8:44
  2. "Don't Burn Down the Bridge ('Cause You Might Want To Come Back Across)" (alternate version) - 5:13
  3. "I Need a Love" - 4:29
  4. "Albert's Stomp" - 2:18

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BLUES HALL OF FAME - ABOUT/Inductions - Blues Foundation". Blues.org. Retrieved 21 January 2018.