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60s/70s UK blues rock group. Formed 1968. Disbanded 1973
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Free Biography (Wikipedia)

Free were an English rock band formed in London in 1968, best known for their 1970 signature song "All Right Now". They disbanded in 1973 and lead singer Paul Rodgers went on to become a frontman of the band Bad Company along with Simon Kirke on drums. Lead guitarist Paul Kossoff formed Back Street Crawler in 1975, but died from a pulmonary embolism at the age of 25 in 1976. Bassist Andy Fraser formed Sharks.

The band became famed for their sensational live shows and nonstop touring. However, early studio albums did not sell very well until the release of Fire and Water, which featured the massive hit "All Right Now". The song helped secure them a place at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970, where they played to 600,000 people.

By the early 1970s, Free became one of the biggest-selling British blues rock groups; by the time the band retired in 1973, they had sold more than 20 million albums around the world and had played more than 700 arena and festival concerts. "All Right Now" remains a rock staple and has been entered in ASCAP's "One Million" airplay singles club.

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Come Together In The Morning
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Come Together In The Morning
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All Right Now
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All Right Now
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Wishing Well
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Wishing Well
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My Brother Jake
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My Brother Jake
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Waiting On You
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Waiting On You
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I'm A Rover (Radio 1 Session, 17 Mar 1969)
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I'm A Rover (Radio 1 Session, 17 Mar 1969)
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