Category Archives: Free

Album Reviews: Paul Kossoff – Back Street Crawler (1973)


Free disbanded for the first time in 1971 due to growing friction between members of the band. Three spin off bands were created, Kossoff, Kirke, Tetsu and Rabbit by Paul Kossoff and Simon Kirke. Toby by Andy Fraser and Peace … Continue reading

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Martin Leedham’s All Time Album Chart (A work in progress)


https://rateyourmusic.com/list/MartinLeedham/martin_leedhams_all_time_album_chart__a_work_in_progress__updated_19th_january_2014__now_including_reviews__/ UPDATE 20TH JULY 2014 As my ratings and reviews seem to have been included on some other sites (including Wikipedia) thought I would update the current chart. Remember it’s a work in progress so there are quite a lot … Continue reading

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Album Review: Bad Company – Company of Strangers (1995)


    Bad Company parted company with their second vocalist Brian Howe in 1994 and as founder member Paul Rodgers was not interested in returning set about finding a new frontman. Rumour has it that a friend of bassist Boz … Continue reading

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Album Review: John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick – Broken Arrows (1973)


Recorded around the time of Free’s demise this, Rabbit’s first solo album, is a pleasant enough collection of country and bluegrass tinged singer/songwriter tracks which I’m surprised more people on here haven’t tracked down. Especially given his affiliation with bands … Continue reading

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Album Review: Queen + Paul Rodgers – The Cosmos Rocks (2008)


This is another review I have been sitting on for months. Coming back to the album for repeated listenings, altering my rating. Little tweaks here and there …… general indecision really. Have I rated it too highly ….. am I … Continue reading

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The Free Story: A review of the studio albums recorded by Free.


  Tons of Sobs (1969) The title of Free’s first album ‘Tons Of Sobs’ is both a term for delta blues wailing and a cockney term for loads of money, which is ironic considering the album only cost about £800 … Continue reading

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