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Freddie King - Getting Ready...


1Tore Down
Written-By – Freddie King
2Key To The Highway
Written-By – Bill Broonzy, Charles Segar
3Worried Life Blues
Written-By – Big Maco
4Gimme Some Lovin
5Going Down
Written-By – Don Nix
6Palace Of The King
Written-By – Don Nix, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Leon Russell
7Send Me Someone To Love
8Living On The Highway
Written-By – Don Nix, Leon Russell
9Same Old Blues
Written-By – Don Nix
10Dust My Broom
Written-By – Elmore James
11Walking By Myself
Written-By – Lane
12Five Long Years
Written-By – Eddie Boyd


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SHE-8905Freddie King Getting Ready... ‎(LP, Album)Shelter RecordsSHE-8905US1971
SW-8905Freddie King Getting Ready... ‎(LP, Album)Shelter RecordsSW-8905Canada1971
RJ-5080Freddie King Getting Ready... ‎(LP, Album)Shelter RecordsRJ-5080Japan1973
SRZ-8003Freddie King Getting Ready... ‎(CD, Album)DCC Compact Classics, Shelter RecordsSRZ-8003US1989
UICY-77492Freddie King Getting Ready... ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE)PolydorUICY-77492Japan2015


  • Backing VocalsClaudia Lennear, Don Preston , Joey Cooper, Kathi McDonald
  • BassDonald "Duck" Dunn
  • Design [Album]Delusions Of Grandeur
  • DrumsCharles Myers, Chuck Blackwell
  • EngineerJohn Fry
  • GuitarDon Preston
  • Guitar, VocalsFreddie King
  • OrganJon Gallie
  • Photography [Cover] – Ed Caraeff
  • Photography [Liner] – Mark Robyn
  • Piano, GuitarLeon Russell
  • ProducerDon Nix, Leon Russell


Manufactured by Nippon Phonogram CO., LTD Tokyo
Printed in Japan, 1979

Linear notes on back cover in Japanese


  • Barcode: 1096-38003-4



King sings and plays well, but neither the sidemen nor the material challenge him to scale significant heights. Part of the problem is that King himself wrote none of the songs, which are divided between Chicago blues standards and material supplied by Leon Russell and Don Nix. The entire album is included on the compilation King of the Blues. Track Listing. Freddie King. UMG от лица компании SPECIAL MARKETS SPM LatinAutor, UMPI, CMRRA, BMG Rights Management US, LLC, UMPG Publishing, BMI - Broadcast Music Inc. Ultimate Collection. Getting Ready. Freddie King - Getting Ready 1971. To favorites 4 Download album. Listen album. Album 1970 10 Songs. free to Freddie King Getting Ready. Same Old Blues, Dust My Broom and more. 10 tracks 36:35. Released April 1971. Same Old Blues Lyrics. Dust My Broom Lyrics. The album is an ensemble of an array of different styles: ranging from deep Texas Blues to touches of country church Gospel and hard sockin' Funk. Producers Don Nix & Sonny Thompson. Writers Don Nix & Sonny Thompson. Drums Chuck Blackwell. Freddie King Format: Audio CD. Please retry. He's my favorite blues artist, and this album is possibly his best, and possibly the most quintessentially Freddie. Read more. 5 people found this helpful. Band Name Freddie King. Album Name Getting Ready. Type Album. Released date 1971. Labels The Right Stuff. Music StyleBlues Rock. Members owning this album0. Same Old Blues. Walking By Myself. I'm Tore Down. Palace Of The King. Buy this album. Learn more. Other productions from Freddie King. Texas Guitar Blues. Freddie King September 3, 1934 December 28, 1976 was an American blues guitarist and singer. He recorded several hits for Federal Records in the early 1960s. His soulful and powerful voice and distinctive guitar style inspired many musicians, particularly guitarists. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. King based his guitar style on Texas blues and Chicago blues influences. His best-known recordings include the early instrumentals Hide Away 1961, San-Ho-Zay, 1961. Freddie King Getting Ready. Etichetta: Shelter Records SHE-8905. Formato: Vinyl, LP, Album. Paese: US. On front of the sleeve: Stereo SW-8905 different from the catalogue number as mentioned on the label or SHE-8905 Freddie King Getting Ready. Shelter Records with Superman egg logo without bar see below. There exist two copies, the original pressings have the red label with the superman egg logo without a bar across it

Freddie King - Getting Ready...
Performer: Freddie King
Genre: Blues
Title: Getting Ready...
Country: US
Released: 1979
Style: Electric Blues, Texas Blues
MP3 album: 2183 mb
FLAC album: 2071 mb
Source: Cassette, Album, Reissue
№ Cat: SRC-8003
Label: Shelter Records