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Freddie King performs in 1973.

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Freddie King

July 14, 2010 Ed Ward reviews Taking Care of Business, a retrospective of the influential bluesman's career.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan synthesized many influences, from Albert King to T-Bone Walker, to get his unique guitar style.

August 3, 2011 Vaughan synthesized many influences, from Albert King to T-Bone Walker, to get his unique style.

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December 14, 2010 So "Jingle Bells" isn't your cup of egg nog? Try these blues-infused Christmas killjoys instead.

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Taking Care of Business: 1956-1973 [Bear Family]

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  • Album: Taking Care of Business: 1956-1973 [Bear Family]
  • Artist: Freddie King
  • Label: Bear Family
  • Released: 1985