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“Hideaway” by Freddie King

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“Hideaway” by Freddie King

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“Hideaway” by Freddie King


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    “Hide Away” is an electric blues guitar instrumental recorded by Texas bluesman Freddie King. The song was written by Freddie King and Sonny Thompson (pianist and A&R man at Federal Records).

    “Hide Away” was released in 1960 on a 7-inch 45 rpm vinyl record, backed with “I Love The Woman” (which was originally the A-side). The song was recorded at King Records Studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, on August 26, 1960. The producer was Sonny Thompson. The song first appeared on the album “Let’s Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddie King”.

    Song Title: Hide Away
    Artist: Freddie King
    Album: Let’s Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddie King
    Genre: blues, Texas blues
    Lead Guitar: Freddie King
    Piano: Sonny Thompson
    Bass: Bill Willis
    Drums: Philip Paul
    Producer: Sonny Thompson
    Recorded: August 26, 1960, King Records Studio in Cincinnati, Ohio
    Date: 1960

    This song is the number 32 greatest blues song of all time according to Digital Dream Door’s Rick Varner.

    Number of listens: 12458
    Current rank: 898 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 851 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)


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