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Free
Formed: 1968 in London, England
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Disbanded: 1973
Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Paul Rodgers, Andy Fraser, Paul Kossoff, John "Rabbit" Bun..., Simon Kirke, Tetsu Yamauchi
Biography: Famed for their perennial "All Right Now," Free helped lay the foundations for the rise of hard rock, stripping the earthy sound of British blues down to its raw, minimalist core to pioneer a brand of proto-metal later popularized by 1970s superstars like Foreigner, Foghat and Bad Company. Free formed ...Read full biography
Free Live
Released: 1971
Label: Phonographe
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Following Paul Rodgers' unsuccessful project titled Peace and Andy Fraser's ill-fated Toby, Free rebuilt themselves and released At Last in the summer of 1972. The band went right back to what they know ...Read full review
Tons of Sobs
Released: 1968
Label: Island
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Although Free was never destined to scrape the same skies as Led Zeppelin, when they first burst out of the traps in 1968, close to a year ahead of Jimmy Page and company, they set the world of British ...Read full review