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Albert Collins

Albert Collins

8 articles


Albert Collins: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 20 January 1979

CONFESSION: WHEN it comes to blues I don't know shit from sugar. But I know what I like. Albert Collins hails from Texas, cut his ...

Albert Collins: Ice Pickin' (Sonet)

Review by Pete Wingfield, Melody Maker, March 1979

IN THE game of guitar-hero one-upmanship during the blues boom days of the mid-late Sixties, Albert Collins' was the name to zap 'em with. Through ...

Thoroughly Bluesy George

Live Review by Bill Millar, Melody Maker, 24 March 1979

George Thorogood, Albert Collins: Electric Ballroom, London ...

Albert Collins: Town And Country Club, London

Live Review by Hugh Fielder, Sounds, 18 July 1987

LADIES AND gentlemen, it's showtime for the blues. Which means that everybody in the band gets a solo and the crowd get a chance to ...

Albert Collins: The Ice Man

Profile and Interview by Mike Atherton, Wire, The, September 1987

Our blues section opens with a profile of the man who put a chill on the heart of the music. ...

Albert Collins' Showdown

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 3 October 1987

ALBERT COLLINS' CAREER has been on the upswing since he signed with Alligator Records in 1979 but the veteran blues guitarist has shifted into overdrive ...

Albert Collins Puts The Blues On The Map

Interview by Gene Santoro, Guitar World, November 1987

THE MASTER of the Telecaster. The Ice Man. The Houston Twister. The Razor Blade. Those are just a sampling of the titles that have hung ...

Albert Collins: Blue Guitarist, Singer, Iceman, 1932-1993

Obituary by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, January 1994

ALBERT COLLINS WAS ROUGH. THAT'S ROUGH AS IN 'NICE 'N' rough', as opposed to 'mean 'n' rough'. He demonstrated the difference to perfection a couple ...


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