Freddie King ‎– Getting Ready...

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Shelter Records ‎– SW-8905, 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
Freddie King
Getting Ready...
Shelter Records with Superman egg logo unobstructed.

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. This issue has the Superman logo unobstructed to the left of the center hole on both sides.

On the label:
Superman egg logo
Getting Ready
Freddie King
Stereo SHE-8905 (SHE 1-8905 and SHE 2-8905)
Distributed by Capitol Records, Inc.
DISTRIBUTED BY CAPITOL RECORDS, INC. at bottom of labels.

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 (Run-Out Groove Side 1): SHE-1-8905-F4 #2
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-Out Groove Side 2): SHE-2-8905-F4 #2

Other Versions (5 of 18) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SHE-8905 Freddie King Getting Ready...(LP, Album) Shelter Records SHE-8905 US 1971 Sell This Version
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
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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