Albert King
Listen long to rolling waves
    Crashing on the reef.
"Raja! Raja!", they cry to me,
    "Lifeless", white with grief.
Bony fingers plead recourse,
    Usurped by greedy Sun,
Four kings diminish into the sand,
    Strangled by choking tonne.

Frank Zappa, American musician, composer and bandleader, was born today in 1940.

Albert King, American blues guitarist and singer, died today in 1992.

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  1. Jim Stewart says:

    Both those guys were American classics.

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