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A song that shaped Rock ‘n’ Roll: Hide Away by Hound Dog Taylor

Back in  1960-1961 Freddie King released a song called “Hideaway” on the Federal label and reached the top of the blues charts for several weeks.  Sources write that Hound Dog Taylor wrote the song in 1960 and  Freddie took some parts of it for his version of the hit. Hound Dog version didn’t reach as high as Freddie’s and he didn’t get any credit but, in any case,  he recorded the most badass version of them all.  

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