WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Freddie King standing on a colorful box

All I can say is, Appropriate use of exclamation points. (Things really were more vivid back then.)

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10 comments on “Freddie King standing on a colorful box

  1. islandeditions
    May 10, 2014

    What year was this filmed, Kevin? I’m guessing ’67.

    • Kevin Brennan
      May 10, 2014

      It does have that ’67/’68 vibe to it, a la Rowan & Martin’s Laugh In… but I don’t know for sure.

      • islandeditions
        May 10, 2014

        It was the backup singers in the background doing the Frug that made me think it must be mid-60s.

  2. 1WriteWay
    May 12, 2014

    Groovy … no, really, King was awesome and so was the band and so were the dancers 🙂

    • Kevin Brennan
      May 12, 2014

      As usual I’m amazed at the great musical stuff that was on TV back then, and I was oblivious… Doh!

      • 1WriteWay
        May 12, 2014

        But back in those days we had few networks and if you missed a show for any reason, you were SOL. Unless they had a summer re-run season … remember those? 🙂

      • Kevin Brennan
        May 12, 2014

        Oh, for sure! Good time to revisit some especially thrilling episodes of “Gomer Pyle.”

  3. ericjbaker
    May 12, 2014

    So much to look at in the video. More than one nice guitar, a cool bass, a bitchin’ drum kit, a crazy stage set, not to mention the lovely dancers.

    If I ever don’t live in an apartment, I’m buyin’ me a sparkly drum set.

    • Kevin Brennan
      May 12, 2014

      If I ever get a garage, I’ll recreate the whole thing in there. (Including the dancers…)

      • ericjbaker
        May 13, 2014

        That’s one spacious garage. I can’t wait to see the ad:

        “Over-sized garage for sale. Fits eight cars, a 10-piece blues band with three dancers, or a military transport helicopter. Buyers must appreciate exclamation points.”

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