"The last of the three Kings in the Blues. Freddie was the most aggressive Blues player in the 1960's before Hendrix came along. Almost everyone was influenced by him one way or another. He changed the face of Texas Blues forever with his stomping dirty rhythms and hard hitting licks.
Who the hell is Freddie King? In times, I am really surprised how over looked Freddie is. The Texas Flyer; he changed Blues forever just like the other 2 that had the name King (Albert and BB).
Without Freddie King, no "Hide Away" or "Have You Ever Loved A Woman". Granted Eric Clapton has kept those songs famous, and his versions are brilliant, but Freddie covered 'Have You Ever Loved A Woman' before him, and 'Hide Away' is a real gem instrumental that shows his style (SRV also did a great ver"