Live at the Electric Ballroom, 1974

Live at the Electric Ballroom, 1974

by Freddie KingFreddie King

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Overview

This Atlanta concert wasn't issued in recorded form for two decades. Archival releases of this sort tend to be for collectors only, but this is a cut above the standard. The sound is very good, the band is pretty tight, and Freddie King solos with fire and sings with conviction, sticking mostly to covers of warhorses like "Dust My Broom," "Key to the Highway," and "Sweet Home Chicago." It's a better deal, in fact, than his studio albums for Shelter in the early '70s, boasting a no-frills small-combo approach that is far more suitable. As a neat bonus, it also contains two solo acoustic performances recorded at a Dallas radio station in the 1970s.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/14/2006
Label: Shout Factory
UPC: 0826663976427
catalogNumber: 97642
Rank: 30120

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Freddie King   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Sam Clayton   Rhythm Guitar
Alvin Hemphill   Organ
Benny Turner   Bass
Lewis Stephens   Piano
Mike Kennedy   Drums

Technical Credits

Dave Alvin   Liner Notes
Johnny Copeland   Liner Notes
Hammond Scott   Executive Producer,Executive Reissue Producer
Robert Johnson   Composer
Richard Chalk   Executive Producer
Tom Loughborough   Executive Producer
Mark Pollock   Liner Notes
Nauman S. Scott   Contributor,Executive Producer,Executive Reissue Producer
Lewis Stephens   Liner Notes
Johnny Temple   Composer
Diane Wanek   Artwork
Heather West   Contributor,Production Reissue Coordinator
Walter Jacobs   Composer
Don O.   Liner Notes
Jack Calmes   Liner Notes
Wanda King   Liner Notes
Dan O.   Liner Notes
John Roberts   Artwork
Randy Perry   Reissue Producer
Tom Wanek   Illustrations
Dean Coulson   Composer

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