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Freddie King

Freddie (originally ‘Freddy’) is often named as one of ‘the Three Kings’ alongside BB and Albert. Not as well known today, at the time he was recording Hide Away and other instrumental (and vocal) masterpieces he was as influential and inventive as anyone.

Eric ClaptonJeff BeckPeter GreenJimmy Page and many West Coast surf bands from the early 1960s cited his influence