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New LICK OF THE WEEK
August 27, 2013

Freddie King - Side Tracked

This week’s lick is taken from the intro to one of Freddie King's instrumental tunes, Side Tracked, which originally appeared on his album Let’s Hide Away and Dance Away, on the King Records label...

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Here he is, the great Willie Dixon, one of the blues most prolific songwriters, slappin' and poppin' his bass, accompanied, I believe, by Pine Top Perkins on boogie woogie piano. Great fun and full of blues history.
Here's a short and sweet gem of a video, featuring Lightnin' Hopkins playing an instrumental boogie in what seems to be a bar or cafe, very informal but great playing.
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