Dec 28, 2021
Hello internet friends and neighbors! Many thanks for spending some time here with me. So today we are going to talk about an outstanding blues artist and his legacy.
Texas born and considered one of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" (along with Albert King and B.B. King ( not related). He is best known for his soulful and powerful voice and distinctive guitar playing circa 1950's, 60's, and 70's. He is American singer-songwriter musician Freddie King. His impact on Electric Blues music is immeasurable and influential on scores of later generational blues and rock musicians.
He was among many pioneering African-American blues musicians to embrace the British blues scene and tour its club circuit in the late 1960s. In addition, he was inducted to the Blues Hall of Fame 1982 and Rock Hall of Fame 2012. On December 28th 1976, King passed away at the young age of 42 and was laid to rest in Dallas Texas RIP.