Albert King’s ‘In Session’ is an album recorded live for Canadian television with Stevie Ray Vaughan and released on August 17, 1999 by Stax Records.
Track listing : 1.Call It Stormy Monday (Aaron “T-Bone” Walker) – 08:59 . 2.Old Times – 1:15 . 3.Pride and Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 05:57 . 4.Ask Me No Questions (B.B. King) – 05:02 . 5.Pep Talk – 0:51 . 6.Blues at Sunrise (Albert King) – 15:08 . 7.Turn It Over – 0:51 . 8.Overall Junction (Albert King) – 08:19 . 9.Match Box Blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) – 07:38 . 10.Who Is Stevie? – 0:43 . 11.Don’t Lie to Me (Hudson Whittaker) – 08:56 .
Musicians : Albert King – Electric Guitar, Vocals . Stevie Ray Vaughan – Electric Guitar, Vocals only on Song 3 . Tony Llorens – Piano, Organ . Gus Thornton – Bass . Michael Llorens – Drums .
Production Produced by Ian Anderson, Bill Belmont . Doug McClement – Engineer . George Horn – Mastering .
Packaging : Jamie Putnam – Art Direction . Dan Forte – Liner Notes . Bill Belmont – Liner Notes .
Recorded on December 6, 1983, at CHCH-TV studios in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada .
Released on August 17, 1999 by Stax Records.
This is the only known recording of two giants of the genre playing together and is a must-own for anyone with even a casual interest in the blues. […]
Whenever the phrase “musical summit” starts being bandied about, my bullshit meter powers up. The well-worn phrase all too often is shorthand for “cynical crossover marketing tie-in” or “desperate bid to regain relevance.” I’m happy to report that the pairing of Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan is the exception that proves the rule. […]
Put Albert King, one of the most influential blues guitarist/vocalists of all time and Stevie Ray Vaughan, probably THE most influential and talented blues guitarists/vocalists of all time together with a band and press record, surely you can’t fail to capture something magical. Well they didand it is. […]