Albert Collins

Albert Collins Biography

American blues guitarist, singer and (occasional) harmonica player.



For songwriting credits on the Little Richard songs "Lucille" & "Slippin' And Slidin'", please use Albert Collins (2)



Born : October 01, 1932 in Leona, Texas.

Died : November 24, 1993 in Las Vegas, Nevada.



Collins was the embodiment of the texas blues guitar style, using non-standard tuning, and slashing out blocked chords and sharp flurries of treble notes to produce an "ice-cold" sound from his Fender Telecaster. Therfore he had many nicknames such as the "Ice Man" and "The Master of the Telecaster".



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