Freddie Roulette is one of the few lap steel guitarists in the blues | The Secret History of Chicago Music | Chicago Reader

Freddie Roulette is one of the few lap steel guitarists in the blues 

Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of Chicago Music to shine a light on worthy artists with Chicago ties who've been forgotten, underrated, or never noticed in the first place.

  • A track from Freddie Roulette's first album under his own name, 1973's Sweet Funky Steel
  • A version of "On Broadway" from the 1994 album The Psychedelic Guitar Circus, featuring Freddie Roulette, Steve Kimock, Harvey Mandel, and Henry Kaiser
  • An album sampler of 2015's Daphne Blue: The Legendary Blues Instrumentals, featuring Freddie Roulette and Ray Bronner

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