Freddie King’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 3, 1934

Death Date

September 28, 1976

Age of Death

42 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Dallas, Texas, United States

Profession

Guitarist

The guitarist Freddie King died at the age of 42. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Guitarist who released hits like “Have You Ever Loved A Woman” and was ranked #15 on Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

He had six children with his wife Jessie Burnett, following her from Chicago back to Texas when she disapproved of his Chicago lifestyle.

Quotes

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“My favorite country blues player was Big Bill Broonzy. City blues was Freddie King, but I liked them all – Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Ralph Willis, Lonnie Johnson, Brownie McGhee and the three Kings, B.B., Albert and Freddie. Jazz-wise, I listened to Django, Barney Kessel and Wes Montgomery.” (Alvin Lee)

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“Eric Clapton was such a great player. He sounds like he’s Freddie King or someone like that. He plays the roots of blues and Delta blues. He really affected me with the way that he plays, because he never really plays that many notes.” (Orianthi)