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Free – Heartbreaker (1973): Shadows in Stereo

Free – Heartbreaker (1973): Shadows in Stereo

Free’s critically underrated ‘Heartbreaker’ was a direct foreshadowing of the success to come for Paul Rodgers and Bad Company.

Bad Company (Paul Rodgers, Boz Burrell, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke) on balcony of Continental Hyatt House. Hollywood, CA - May 1974; Various Locations; Mark Sullivan 70's Rock Archive  (Photo by Mark Sullivan/Contour by Getty Images)

Bad Company – Bad Company; Straight Shooter (1974-75; 2015 reissues)

Bad Company was better than they were given credit for. And Paul Rodgers, these reissues make clear, ranks among the best rock singers of all time.

The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2014: Lucinda Williams, D’Angelo, David Crosby

The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2014: Lucinda Williams, D’Angelo, David Crosby

The concensus Something Else! Top 10 for 2014 features Lucinda Williams, D’Angelo, David Crosby, Brian Blade, Seth Walker, Matthew Shipp and others.

Paul Rodgers makes the case for Queen’s The Cosmos Rocks: ‘Such a great groove to it’

Paul Rodgers makes the case for Queen’s The Cosmos Rocks: ‘Such a great groove to it’

Paul Rodgers says he added a new wrinkle to Queen’s legacy, and “not everybody can do that.”

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (R&B, Jazz and Blues): Paul Rodgers, Rebirth, Walter Trout, Brad Mehldau, Wilko Johnson + Roger Daltrey

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (R&B, Jazz and Blues): Paul Rodgers, Rebirth, Walter Trout, Brad Mehldau, Wilko Johnson + Roger Daltrey

Little other than a sense of soul holds this list together. That’s more than enough.

‘More naturally at home with us’: Queen on the difference between touring with Adam Lambert, Paul Rodgers

‘More naturally at home with us’: Queen on the difference between touring with Adam Lambert, Paul Rodgers

Rodgers filled in for Freddie Mercury in 2005-09; Lambert has worked with Queen since.

More Perfect Playlists: Bad Company – Bad Company; Straight Shooter (1974-75)

More Perfect Playlists: Bad Company – Bad Company; Straight Shooter (1974-75)

Let’s rearrange the first two albums by those meat-and-potatoes rockers Bad Company.

‘Constructing it like it’s Lego’: Inspiration for John Waite’s ‘Missing You’ included Jimmy Webb, Paul Rodgers

‘Constructing it like it’s Lego’: Inspiration for John Waite’s ‘Missing You’ included Jimmy Webb, Paul Rodgers

John Waite’s most famous solo track, the charttopping 1984 smash “Missing You,” grew out of an amalgamation of people, of memories and of influences.

Paul Rodgers – The Royal Sessions (2014)

Paul Rodgers – The Royal Sessions (2014)

In a way, The Royal Sessions project is an enraptured testament to soul that Paul Rodgers has always been destined to release. His whiskey-splashed rasp was simply made for this kind of thing

Paul Rodgers on Bad Company, Free, Queen and that Memphis magic: Something Else! Interview

Paul Rodgers on Bad Company, Free, Queen and that Memphis magic: Something Else! Interview

Paul Rodgers’ trip to Memphis to record his forthcoming Stax-stuffed Royal Sessions album quickly took on all of the religious overtones of a pilgrimage. That’s how strong his connection is with these R&B classics.

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