Living Blues - 3-4/96, pp.99-100
"...Avoid this mishmash..."
Personnel: Freddie King (vocals, guitar); Mark Pollack, Floyd Bonner, Bernard Pearl (guitar); Alvin Hemphill (piano, organ); Nat Dove (piano); Benny Turner, Curtis Tillman (bass); Mike Kennedy, Calep Eumphry Jr., William Henderson (drums).
Recorded live in France in 1974-1975 and Los Angeles in 1970.
Steve Hoffman, of DCC audiophile fame, compiled this ten-song CD from Freddie King's Shelter Records output of the early '70s, drawing from all three albums -- though primarily the first, Getting Ready -- and generating a killer sound in the process. ~ Bruce Eder