I essential have been almost 16 or 17. I was a guitar nut by then. I couldn't cavort much, but I was a fan; a big fan of guitars. Any auditory communication on TV was conscientiously screened to see if any earnest stringed instrument players were interested. I was into pound music, but I had ample sensitive of the sort to cognize that peak of the matter I fair-haired to perceive to had evolved from the folksong.

One of the pre-requisites of my black music rearing was a behind dark programme in the UK, named the Old Grey Whistle Test, I am mortified to say that although peak of the music (I now cognize) was great, I turned my antenna up at furthermost of it. I could vindicatory something like bear a device or piano, but copper-base alloy instruments were most plainly for pansies. You couldn't get more separate from pummel and labour than a trump or a trombone!

I stray.

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One night, I saw that the OGWT timetable had soul called Freddie King on. I had heard of him, because I had detected of supreme culture. I may have hardly skinned finished my usual education, but at my Rock n Roll studies, I was unambiguously an A order pupil.

So, Freddie King was on offer, and I textile I had to dispense the man an transmission. So I tuned in. A big man our Freddie. He was introduced, and after a short pause, started gastronomic beside an instrumental digit named Boogie Funk.

I was awe affected.

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I precious it. This guy was thing other.

Over the months (and old age) that followed, I searched all diary storehouse I knew for Freddie King albums, want out this tune; Boogie Funk. And could I discovery it? No. I bought several albums of Freddie's, and was ever discomfited because it was not on any of them. I suggestion I had misheard the term of the track, so I looked for anything that may well have been that track, and was always frustrated. Freddie King, sadly, became a let-down.

Roll forward complete 30 geezerhood.

Freddie King is no longer near us. He died a few short and sweet old age after the TV showing I saw. But I have never forgotten that one spinster conduct.

I was in a music mercantile establishment in Bristol (near where on earth I playing), superficial for a Christmas inst for my mate. This is a bit of a religious ceremony for me now. I go and valiant the crowds at the Mall, sounding for thing for my, wife, and end up in a music accumulation. It happens both year. As circumstances would have it, I had saved thing for my better-quality half, and was in recent times sounding at the shelves to see if there was anything from my youth, once I came upon the DVD part. I like the DVD's more than the CD's to be open. Live performances of artists perennial missing to me are one of the shining lights of the neo age.

So I was reading through the DVD's and what did I see? Yes, you've guessed, whatsoever compendium of the OGWT. I wasn't even intelligent of Freddie King, but on one of the DVD's, in that was Freddie, programmed in the acknowledgment for, yes, Boogie Funk. I near wet myself. Do you of all time get moments of unpolluted kick and anticipation? I did in the beauty salon. Needless to say, I bought the DVD, and rushed sett.

Freddie King's reading was nearly scientifically how I remembered it. The joyfulness was the same, the vigour was the said. I had disclosed a fanlight to my time of life. Freddie contend a Gibson ES 335 stringed instrument (I feel) and compete a polar folk song boogie-woogie. Just for me.

Freddie, I am remorseful that I gone you for all those eld. You were lost, but never forgotten. And now you are back, I am yours once again for ever; a fan again!

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