Dive straight into the new 12-minute film below. Hit on Freddie King.
|Albert’s really smoking here; but who’s the 4th King of the blues guitar?
Rather than let these podcasts disappear for ever into the ether, I’ve put film to them, and the first two up are now up on YouTube.
Rough and ready, hopefully this latest one will dispel the myth that there are just three Kings of the blues guitar. You can read about the Four Kings in America’s Gift, the untold story of how blues evolve – PLUS a whole lot more on all the mysterious intertwining musical genres and events that, over the centuries, made blues what it is today.
It’s BIG, F-A-T, sits on your coffee-table, tells you all the untold stuff you ever wanted to know about the birth of blues. To find out just why it’s the untold story of the blues, take a preview of the book right here:
PS. My first homemade film effort ‘100 Years of the Darktown Strutters Ball’ shows how this 1916 song evolved into fully-fledged rock & roll. That link is in my previous post.