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Freddie King: Roundhouse, London

Philip Norman, Times, The, 2 December 1974

AN IMPRESSIVE crowd awaited Freddie King at the Roundhouse last night, wound about its cylindrical structure or massed on its inhospitable boards for several hours of gloomy expectation. A large but not, I felt, a happy-natured crowd. Some minutes after I had sat on a vacant plank, my neighbour turned to me and said it was already occupied. I expressed the contrary view. "Pig!" my neighbour cried in a light tenor voice.

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