Freddie King Style Funky Blues Solo – Podcast 61

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate | Key of C

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to play a Freddie King style funky blues solo. You’ll hear this type of playing off his tune Sugar Sweet from his Burglar album which in my opinion is a must-have blues album. This lesson is in the key of C.

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  1. I saw the 3 Kings show back in the early 70’s; BB, Freddy and Albert together. I thought Freddy stole the show that night. Good job, I love the funky style.

  2. I think Freddie King is my favorite blues guitarist….I LOVE his work. Texas Cannonball is my favorite!

  3. Thanks John – This is great – love Freddie King- been trying to pick out key to the highway from one of his albums and he definitely is in the BB Box in those riffs as well

  4. Great lesson on how to make so much music out of so few notes in the spirit of the late, great Freddy King. If you’re into Freddy King this a great place to start!

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