Taking Care of Business: Box Set
- Artist: Freddie King
- Format: CD
- Release Date:3/11/2011
7-CD-Box, LP-format 104-page booklet. The Freddie King-box on Bear Family includes all the studio recordings of Electric-Guitar-blues legend from 1956 to 1973 for the label El-Bee, Federal, King, Leon Russell's Cotillion-Atlantic and Shelter Records! All murderously good instrumentals, which he recorded during his heyday in the Sixties, including 'Driving Sideways',' Wash Out ',' Low Tide 'and' Remington Ride ', to his hits' Hide Away', 'Lonesome Whistle Blues ',' San-Ho-Zay ',' I'm Tore Down 'and the rausgewuchtete' Going Down '! a total of seven CDs filled to the brim, including several rarities and early, previously unreleased alternate recordings of many of his classics for the Federal label like 'You've Got to Love Her with a Feeling', 'Have You Ever Loved a Woman "and" See See Baby ', plus previously unreleased Federal-songs. A complete, also never released demo session of 1968 in Dallas with his interpretation of JB Lenoir's 'The Mojo', which exists in no other studio version. Great, unseen photos and memorabilia as well as comprehensive notes by Bill Dahl! - Freddie King, the legendary 'Texas Cannon Ball', was one of the greatest blues guitarists in history, whose aggressive style to the modern rock guitar playing was preparing the ground. The 'Rolling Stone put him at number 25 of the best guitarists of all time - he coined including Eric Clapton (the title King' Hide Away ',' Have You Ever Loved a Woman 'and' I'm Tore Down recorded '), Jeff Beck ("The Stumble"), Stevie Ray Vaughan ('Hide Away') and many others. - 'He was a true type ", said Jimmie Vaughan. 'He was bursting with energy, unbelievable! And I never heard someone who was playing loud! " - 'If I build a solo,' said Eric Clapton, 'I begin with a Freddie King run. Of all the people with whom I played, he has stimulated me the most. " - of the three famous postwar guitarists who hear the name King, Freddie King brought the most sustainable energy into his studio work - and probably he influenced so many rock guitarists like no other, including Eric Clapton and Jimmie Vaughan. Kings of style and duplication from Texas and Chicago sound was absolutely unique, and hit his career as a singer and instrumentalist remained unsurpassed. None of the so-called blues guitar gods were taken on more physical power to his permanent string fireworks. And in addition, this all-controlling, emotionally charged voice! This, fabulous collection of songs gathered together - the first time in one spectacular box! - All the studio recordings of Freddie King in the years from 1956 to 1973rd These are the two titles of his first, very rare single that he recorded for the tiny El-Bee label and there is some alternative takes for Federal Records (some never before published), a full demo session of 1968 (with the only studio version of JB Lenoir's 'The Mojo') and three high-explosive, untitled instrumental pieces. In addition, all titles are King, which appeared to Cotillion and Shelter Records. Over the years there have been many 'Greatest Hits' spending by Freddie King, but all focused solely on only one section of his long career. This here however is the only true monument to a CD of the pioneering blues guitarist ever. Never before has such a comprehensive project was started - not a real blues fan comes by it!