Albert King was an American guitarist and singer who is known for his Blues album, Born Under A Bad Sign. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1983 and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2013. King's towering stature, both physically and musically, earned him the moniker "The Velvet Bulldozer," a name that perfectly encapsulates his commanding presence and smooth, yet powerful guitar style. Albert King's emotionally charged performances, accompanied by his soulful voice and masterful guitar work, solidified his place as one of the "Three Kings" of Blues guitar alongside B.B. King and Freddie King.