Albert King

Born Under a Bad Sign

Composed by Booker T. Jones / William Bell

Appears On

Year Artist/Album Label Time AllMusic Rating
Welcome to the Blues, Vol. 2 1951
Various Artists
EPM 3:27
Born Under a Bad Sign 1967 Atlantic / Rhino
King of the Blues Guitar 1969 Atlantic / Rhino / Rhino Atlantic 2:49
No Image 1970
Various Artists
Stax 3:11
New Orleans Heat 1978 Rhino 3:27
No Image 1984 Edsel
Atlantic Blues: Guitar 1986
Various Artists
Atlantic 2:46
No Image 1988
Various Artists
Rhino
Wednesday Night in San Francisco 1990 Concord / Universal 4:25
Stax Blues Masters: Blue Monday 1991
Various Artists
Stax 2:48
The Complete Stax/Volt Singles, 1959-1968 1991
Various Artists
Atlantic / Rhino
The Ultimate Collection 1993 Rhino 2:48
Blues Brother Soul Sister, Vol. 2 1994
Various Artists
Dino Entertainment 2:47
Jammin' with the Blues Greats 1994
Various Artists
Lightyear
Chicago 1978 1994 Charly Records 5:23
Born Under a Bad Sign [Alex] 1995
Various Artists
Alex 2:47
Blues Power 1995 Stax / Fantasy 4:24
Major League 2 1995
Original Soundtrack
Morgan Creek 2:47
Heaven's Prisoners 1995
Original Soundtrack
Code Blue
Blues for You: The Best of Albert King 1995 Stax 2:49
Mojo Workin': The Best of Ace Blues 1995
Various Artists
Ace 2:48
The Essential Blues, Vol. 2 1996
Various Artists
Platinum Entertainment 2:51
Life, Times & Music Series: Electric Blues 1996
Various Artists
Life Times & Music 2:47
Blues Giants [K-Tel] 1997
Various Artists
K-Tel Distribution 2:44
Blues Guitar Masters [Charly] 1997
Various Artists
Charly Records 5:25
No Image 1998
Various Artists
Hard Rock Records (Rhino)
Spirit of Blues 1998
Various Artists
Spirit Of (UK) 3:26
Living the Blues [Time-Life Inc.] 1998
Various Artists
Time/Life Music 2:49
The Very Best of Albert King 1999 Rhino 2:48
Rockin' the Blues 1999
Various Artists
Spectrum Music
Truckload of Lovin': Best of Albert King 1999 Recall (UK) 3:30
New Orleans Heat [Charly] 1999 Charly Records 3:30
The Best Blues Album in the World Ever 2000
Various Artists
Virgin 2:47
Blue Claptone 2000
Various Artists
BMG
Smokin' the Blues 2000 Dressed To Kill 3:30
New Millennium Blues Party 2000
Various Artists
Rhino 2:48
Stax Story 2000
Various Artists
Stax 2:48
No Image 2000
Various Artists
Hear Music
Pure Blues 2001
Various Artists
UTV 2:46
The Legends Collection 2001 Legends Collection 3:30
I Get Evil: Classic Blues Collected 2001 Music Club Records 5:29
Les Incontournables 2001 Warner Elektra Atlantic Corp. / WEA
The Legends Collection, Vol. 1 2001 Dressed To Kill 3:30
Rolling Stone Presents: Blues 2002
Various Artists
Rhino 2:49
Blues & Soul Masters 2002
Various Artists
WEA International 2:44
Good Morning Bluesman 2003
Various Artists
P-Vine Records 2:48
Talkin' Blues 2003 Thirsty Ear 5:32
No Image 2003
Various Artists
Time/Life Music 2:48
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey 2003
Original Soundtrack
Hip-O / Universal 2:45
Blues Story [Shout! Factory] 2003
Various Artists
Shout! Factory 2:47
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues 2003
Various Artists
Sony Music Distribution
Born Under a Bad Sign & Other Hits [Rhino Flashback] 2003 Rhino Flashback 2:48
Respect: The Soul Generation Soundtrack 2003
Various Artists
Universal Distribution 2:46
The Guitar Player 2003 Weton
Simply the Best Platinum Soul 2003
Various Artists
WEA International 2:43
No Image 2003
Various Artists
Hear Music
Blues Collection [Madacy] 2004
Various Artists
Madacy Distribution / Madacy 2:49
The Feeling 2004 Snapper 3:27
The Best of Albert King: Stormy Monday Blues, Chicago 1978 2004 Blues Forever 5:30
Back Home Blues: Walking Man's Blues 2004
Various Artists
Prism Entertainment 3:25
No Image 2005
Various Artists
Smm / Sony BMG 3:27
Singing the Blues: 44 Blues Classics 2005
Various Artists
Prism Entertainment 3:25
The Greatest Blues Show on Earth 2005
Various Artists
Fuel 2000 5:26
Blues: Gold 2006
Various Artists
Hip-O 2:46
Stax Profiles 2006 Stax 3:38
Granny Takes a Trip Conversation's Dead Man 2006
Various Artists
BMG 2:48
The Heat of the Blues 2007 May-Music Avenue / Music Avenue 3:32
Rough Guide to the Blues 2007
Various Artists
World Music Network 3:26
Stax 50: A 50th Anniversary Celebration 2007
Various Artists
Concord 2:47
Stax/Volt: The Complete Singles 1959-1968, Vol. 7 2007
Various Artists
Rhino 2:47
Sweet Soul Music: The Best of Stax 2007
Various Artists
UMVD 2:48
The Very Best of Albert King [Stax] 2007 Fantasy / Stax 2:46
Very Best of Albert King [Universal] 2007 Universal Distribution
Blues Roads 2007
Various Artists
Warner Music 2:44
The Stax Story [Concord] 2008
Various Artists
Concord 2:48
World's Greatest Blues Live! 2008
Various Artists
Fuel 2000 5:26
No Image 2008 World M.N. 3:26
A Brief History of the Blues 2008
Various Artists
Universal Distribution 2:46
Blues: Definitive Collection 2009
Various Artists
Music Brokers 3:25
King Albert/New Orleans Heat 2009 Charly Records / Snapper UK 3:27
Ultimate Blues [Decca] 2009
Various Artists
Universal Distribution 3:36
The Four Kings of Blues Guitar 2009
Various Artists
The Great American Music Company 5:28
Atlantic Records: The Time Capsule 2009
Various Artists
Atlantic 2:47
100 Hits: Sixties Pop 2010
Various Artists
100 Hits 2:47
The Definitive Albert King on Stax 2011 Concord / Stax 2:45
Plug It In! Turn It Up! Electric Blues - The Definitive Collection, Pt. 3: 1960-1969 2012
Various Artists
Bear Family Records 2:45
Live in the '70s 2014 Rockbeat Records 5:29
Stax Classics 2017 Decca / Stax 2:47
No Image Yazoo
No Image
Various Artists
Time/Life Music
Classic Stax
Various Artists
Spectrum Music 2:48
No Image
Various Artists
Dino Entertainment
Ultradisc, Vol. 2: Anniversary Sampler - From Audio Magazine & Mobile Fidelity Sound La
Various Artists
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab 2:47
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