Bad Company

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Tags: classic rock rock hard rock drum and bass blues rock 70s drum n bass Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This solid, highly acclaimed UK heavy rock outfit was formed in 1973, with a line-up comprising Paul Rodgers (17 December 1949, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England; vocals), Simon Kirke (b. 28 July 1949, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England; vocals/drums), Mick Ralphs (b. Michael Geoffrey Ralphs, 31 May 1944, Hereford, Herefordshire, England; vocals/guitar) and Boz Burrell (b. Raymond Burrell, 1 August 1946, Lincolnshire, England, d. 21 September 2006, Marbella, Spain; bass, ex-King Crimson). With Ralphs (ex-Mott The Hoople) and Rodgers and Kirke (both ex-Free), Bad Company were akin to a blues-based supergroup, with much of their style derived from the traditions established by Free, not least because of Rodgers’ distinctive vocals. Their bestselling debut established their sound: strong vocals placed beside tough melody lines and hard riffing. A string of albums through the mid-70s brought them chart success on both sides of the Atlantic, while a...

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