New Orleans bluesman Little Freddie King in the Blues Center Interview #3. King, a cousin of Lightning Hopkins, mastered his blues style as a teenager working at the docks with fellow Delta players. Now 77, his experience with the strings comes through in BCI #3 shot at Pinecohn Studios. Catch all of the interview series by subscribing to the Blues Center on Youtube!
This video made possible in part by a Community Partnership grant from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
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