On December 28, 1976.

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On December 28, 1976, Freddie King died aged 42. He was musician (guitar) and singer, with music roots were from Chicago and Texas blues, often mentioned as one of “the Three Kings” of electric blues guitar, along with Albert King and B.B. King. Freddie King was one of the first bluesmen to have a multi-racial backing band at live performances. His biggest successes were singles “Have You Ever Loved a Woman” (1960) and “Hide Away” (1961).King inspired many famous musicians including Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia,Peter Green, Dickey Betts and Stevie Ray Vaughan.  In 2012 Freddie King was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.

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