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At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall: Hamburg 1980

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At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall: Hamburg 1980
At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall: Hamburg 1980


Albert Collins was one of the most highly regarded blues musicians from the US. His energetic performance has influenced generations of blues musicians, including Robert Cray and Stevie Ray Vaughan. The Hamburg audience witnessed a memorable concert by Albert Collins and the Icebreakers on December 1st, 1980 at Onkel Pö - a blues party lasting for more than two hours.

The recording from Onkel Pö covers the entire concert; including the 20-minutes long opening of the Icebreakers, led by saxophonist A.C. Reed and percussionist Casey Jones (both of them also sing) - only as of "Listen Here" is Albert Collins master of the house, scat singing and playing the guitar in parallel runs.

A very independent and original blues-master can be experienced once more on this recording. The exceptionally atmospheric Onkel Pö, with its passionate Hamburg audience turns the encounter, even after three decades, into a true event - into "showtime".

Personnel: Albert Collins (guitar, vocals), A. C. Reed (tenor saxophone, vocals), Jackson Marvin (guitar), Johnny B. Gayden (bass), Casey Jones (drums, vocals)


  1. Name
  2. Sweet Home Chicago
  3. Dock Of The Bay
  4. Mama, Talk To You Daughter
  5. Howling For My Darling
  6. Announcement I
  7. Listen Here
  8. I Got A Mind To Travel
  9. Announcement 2
  10. Frosty
  11. Cold, Cold Feeling
  12. Ice Pick
  13. Stand By Me
  14. Mojo Working
  15. Announcement 3
  16. I'm Fed Up With This Music
  17. She's Fine
  18. Announcement 4
  19. Mustang Sally
  20. Announcement 5
  21. Things I Used To Do
  22. Caledonia
  23. Master Charge
  24. Conversations With Collins
  25. Cold Cuts
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