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 

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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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