The Jam With Albert

Album: Coryell (1969)
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Songfacts®:

  • This guitar instrumental runs 9:20 and is the third track on Coryell's eponymous second album. "Albert" alludes to Coryell's bass player, Albert Stinson, who died from a drug overdose at age 24 in 1969, the same year the album was released. Although it is called a jam, the actual recording includes some overdubbing. >>
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    Alexander Baron - London, England
  • This is a standout track on Coryell's second album. He was about 26 when it was released, but had already gained acclaim for his jazz-fusion sound, which bore a rock influence. Questioned about his style, Coryell would often explain that there were really two kinds of music: good and bad.

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