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Frostbite

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If You Love Me Like You Say
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Blue Monday Hangover
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I Got a Problem
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The Highway Is Like a Woman
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Brick
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Don't Go Reaching Across My Plate
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Give Me My Blues
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Snowed In
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Album Information

Total Tracks: 8   Total Length: 41:03

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Great Blues by Iceman

jvanoo

I had the vinyl LP of Frostbite back in the day. When I saw it on eMusic it took me about 1/2 a second to decide to download it. My favorite cuts are "Don't Go Reachin' Across My Plate", "Brick", and "Snowed In". Albert's guitar work is dynamite.

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Houston Blues Guitars

By John Morthland, Contributor

They grew up together in Houston's rough-and-tumble Third Ward, played in bands together as teenagers. Albert Collins, Johnny Copeland and Joe Hughes were all devotees of the classic Texas electric guitar sound of T-Bone Walker and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. But all three absorbed their primary influences early on, and took the sound to three strikingly different places. Collins was the first to emerge nationally. In the late '50s and early '60s, he cut a string of… more »

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Where Did the Blues Begin?

By John Morthland, Contributor

The biggest debate in blues circles these days is, "where did the blues begin?" Ever since the blues revival of the 50s and 60s, the answer has been "the Mississippi Delta." But in recent years, more than a few blues buffs have argued, that while the Delta is where the harshest form of blues indeed gelled, there is very little evidence to suggest that blues started there. Further, Delta blues in its heyday was almost… more »

They Say All Music Guide

Frostbite was the first indication that Albert Collins’ Alligator albums were going to follow something of a formula. The album replicated all of the styles and sounds of Ice Pickin’, but the music lacked the power of its predecessor. Nevertheless, there was a wealth of fine playing on the album, even if the quality of the songs themselves is uneven. – Thom Owens