Fred W. Hughes Jr, was Born August 20, 1943 in Herrick Hospital in Berkeley Ca, bless with a high tenor Singing voice at 8th and Peralta C. O. G. I. C which later was name The Good Samaritan C. O. G. I. C, where Johnny Talbot, Edwin Hawkins, fred was part of a group call the Markeets in 1958, who consist of George Aubrey, Butch Harlindsa Newton, Robert Shands.
Freddie Hughes In July, 1968 Freddie Hughes Top the R & B with “ Send My Baby Back “ that rank in the upper billboard chart , and also on KDIA radio station in Oakland Ca for 13 week at #1.
Mr. Freddie Hughes is a world wide performer who has perform with the worlds best, James Brown, IKE & Tina Turner, Etta James, The Whispers, Bobby Murray, Jonny Taylor, Bebe Kings, John Lee Hooker, Bobby Bland, Elvin Bishop, arhur Franklin, Maria Mulder, Johnny Taylor, Chick Wellis,
Sam & David, Cliff Nobles , Filmore Slim, Frankie Lee, Joe Louise Walker, Chris Burns, and more Son Derick Hughes ex lead singer of Tower of Power, Prince , and leader singer for Roberta Flak .
Performance at venue such as , 1996 Summer Olympics of in Atlanta Ga , Over sea, England
Swisslin, Germany, Monterey blues Festival , Art and Soul, ( Oakland Ca, ) San Francisco Cow Palace,
Great American Music Hall ( San Francisco Ca ) Berkeley Festival ( Berkeley Ca, ) Marin Festival, Marin Ca ) Ruth Inn ( Oakland Ca, ) Sweet Jimmies ( Oakland Ca, ) Kimball east ( Oakland Ca, ) Oakland Metro 2010 Mayoral Forum ( Oakland Ca, ) Boom Boom Room ( San Francisco Ca )
Biscuit and Blues ( San Francisco Ca ) House of Blues ( Los Angles Ca ) Oakland Housing Authority 2010 ( Oakland Ca, ) Mayor Elihu Harris of Oakland Ca,( Oakland Ca, ) First Asian Mayor of Oakland Ca, Jean Quan ( 2011 Oakland Ca, ) Ronald Dellums ( Oakland Ca, ) currently in Blues Hall of Fame ( Oakland Ca, )