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One of the three Kings of the Blues Guitar!

Freddie King, the least known of the three kings, was Clapton‘s favourite.

His legendary instrumental’s The Stumble and Hide Away have been imitated by most aspiring blues guitar players. Freddie recorded many more and became known for it.

Not just a great guitarist, Freddie had a sensational vocal up his sleeve, showcased on tunes like Have You Ever Loved A Woman, I’m Tore Down, and Bill Withers Ain’t No Sunshine.

The Stumble

One of Freddie’s most notable instrumental recordings we find in The Stumble, a 1962 recording and one of 30 instrumental songs he recorded with producer/pianist Sonny Thompson.

Perhaps not as well known as Hide Away, The Stumble does present a great challenge for the budding blues player.

As with all learning of the guitar, the deeper you dig, the more you’ll find. Should you want to learn to become a better blues guitarist, aim to imitate every nuance of Freddie’s playing as you copy him.

Only once you’ve properly nailed it, should you let it go in order to allow it to become part of you.

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Ain’t No Sunshine

You can learn how to play Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers using chords, lyrics, TAB, chord analysis, and Spytunes video guitar lessons.

Am7 Em G5 | Am7 | Am7 Em G5 |
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone, it’s not warm when she’s away…

The Stumble

The Stumble chords.

You can learn how to play The Stumble, Hide Away, The Moon Is Rising by Freddie King using chords and a Spytunes video guitar lesson.

| A7 | A7 | E7 (F#7 F7) | E7 |

Freddie King on the web

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Artist and Band biographies

Behind every single tune you learn, there’s an artist or band with an entire catalogue of music, waiting to be discovered.

Find out more about these great women and men, and let their tunes guide you to success with these Artist & Band biographies.

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This article about Freddie King tunes was written by Dan Lundholm. Discover more about him and how learning guitar with Spytunes has evolved.

Most importantly, find out why you should learn guitar through playing tunes, not practising scales, and studying theory in isolation.


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