Freddie King Key to the Highway (Live)
Living Blues: "...Avoid this mishmash..."
- Released: October 6, 1995
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Wolf Records
Living Blues - 3-4/96, pp.99-100"...Avoid this mishmash..."
- 1.Key to the Highway
- 2.Sweet Home Chicago
- 3.Got My Mojo Working
- 4.Big Legged Woman
- 5.Have You Ever Loved a Woman - (take 1) (take 1)
- 7.Boogie Chillun
- 8.Whole Lotta Lovin'
- 9.Have You Ever Loved a Woman - (take 2) (take 2)
- 10.Look on Yonders Wall
- 11.It Ain't Nobody's Business
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.
Personnel: Freddie King (vocals, guitar); Floyd Bonner (guitar); Lewis Stephens, Nathaniel Dove (piano); Alvin Hemphill (organ); Calep Emphrey, Mike Kennedy (drums).
Recording information: France (1970-1975); Los Angeles, CA (1970-1975).
Editor: Alex Munkas.
Photographer: Ron Bartolucci.
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