Freddie King ‎– Getting Ready...

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Shelter Records ‎– SHE-8905
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A1 Same Old Blues
Written-By – Don Nix
3:57
A2 Dust My Broom
Written-By – Elmore James
3:10
A3 Worried Life Blues
Written-By – Big Maco*
2:50
A4 Five Long Years
Written-By – Eddie Boyd
4:20
A5 Key To The Highway
Written-By – Bill Broonzy*, Charles Segar
3:24
B1 Going Down
Written-By – Don Nix
3:21
B2 Living On The Highway
Written-By – Don Nix, Leon Russell
4:14
B3 Walking By Myself
Written-By – Lane*
2:50
B4 Tore Down
Written-By – Freddie King
4:09
B5 Palace Of The King
Written-By – Don Nix, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Leon Russell
3:38

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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. After a lawsuit about the Superman logo, the later editions were released with a black bar across this Superman logo.

On the label:
Superman egg logo without bar
Getting Ready
Freddie King
Stereo SHE-8905 (SHE 1-8905 and SHE 2-8905)
Distributed by Capitol Records, Inc.

Title of A3 on the label, Worried My Life No More, differs from the title on the back of the sleeve, Worried Life Blues. The writer of this song on the label is Willie Dixon, while on the back of the sleeve it is Big Maco.
Title of B4 on the label, I'm Tore Down, differs from the title on the back of the sleeve, Tore Down. The writer of this song on the label is Sonny Thompson, while on the back of the sleeve it is Freddie King.

Recorded at Ter-Mar Chess Studios, Chicago
Remixed at Ardent Studios, Memphis

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A (etched)): SHE-1-8905-F1 -------◄
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): SHE 1-8905
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B (etched)): SHE-2-8905-F1 -------◄
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): SHE 2-8905

Other Versions (5 of 20) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
6369 102 Freddie King Getting Ready...(LP, Album) Philips 6369 102 Brazil 1973 Sell This Version
APB-8905, SHE-8905 Freddie King Getting Ready...(LP, Album, RE, 200) Analogue Productions, Analogue Productions APB-8905, SHE-8905 US 2011 Sell This Version
SRZ-8003 Freddie King Getting Ready...(CD, Album) DCC Compact Classics, Shelter Records SRZ-8003 US 1989 Sell This Version
AMLS 65004 Freddie King Getting Ready...(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLS 65004 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SW-8905 Freddie King Getting Ready...(LP, Album) Shelter Records SW-8905 Canada 1971 Sell This Version

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