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November 23, 2010 9:31 AM Subscribe
There were few more important bands in the 1970’s than Free, and even fewer whose significance has been so underestimated or misunderstood by posterity.
posted by Potomac Avenue (75 comments total)
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Lyrically utterly conventional
they were revolutionary
for their pop hit All Right Now
, Free's deeper cuts are well known among 70s music aficionados for being "a music of clean, clear, angular surfaces."
Fire and Water
Ride on a Pony
Be My Friend
I'll Be Creepin
Songs of Yesterday
"Never having quite fulfilled their vast potential, they split in 1973, with the tough professionals Rodgers and Kirke forming the kernel of the slicker Bad Company, while Kossoff and Fraser were left to make their own tragic and (in Fraser’s case) ultimately heroic journeys.
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