Freddie King

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  September 3, 1934    Gilmer, TX

Date of Death:  December 28, 1976    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Hillcrest Memorial Park

                          7405 West Northwest Highway

                          Dallas, TX 75225

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Garden of Prayer

                            32° 52' 2" N / 96° 47' 4" W

Freddie King - Big Legged Woman

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Freddy King Sings, Modern Blues Recordings (MBCD-722)

Let's Hide Away And Dance Away With Freddy King, King Records (KCD-773)

Bossa Nova And Blues, P-Vine (PCD-3833)

Freddie King Is A Blues Master, Atlantic (7 90345-2)

My Feeling For The Blues, Cotillion (8122-79702-0)

Texas Cannonball, Shelter (7243-8-53867-2-5)

Burglar, Polydor (831 815-2)

The Best Of Freddie King: The Shelter Records Years, Shelter (72435-27245-2-9)

Freddy King: The King Years 1961-1962, Not Now (NOT2CD513)

Freddie King Ultimate Collection, Hip-O (314 520 909-2)

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