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Albert Collins at the Long Beach Blues Festival. Author Masahiro Sumori

Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, US
Known For: He had many nicknames, such as "The Ice Man", "The Master of the Telecaster" and "The Razor Blade".
Instruments: Guitar
Music Styles: Blues
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://funky16corners.tripod.com/6_collins_1.htm
Date Born: 1st October 1932
Location Born: Leona, Texas, United States of America
Date Died: 24th November 1993
Location Died: United States of America
Memorial: He is interred at the Davis Memorial Park, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Summary: Collins will be remembered not only for the quantity of quality blues music that he put out throughout his career that has inspired so many other blues musicians, but also for his live performances, where he would frequently come down from the stage and mingle with the audience whilst still playing.
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