"Bad Company" were a British rock band founded in 1973, consisting of band members from Free (Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke), Mott The Hoople (Mick Ralphs) and King Crimson (Boz Burrell). Managed by Peter Grant, who had also guided Led Zeppelin to massive success, the band would go on to enjoy great success through the 1970s.
1974 debut album self-titled Bad Company was an international hit, with a group made up of four seasoned musicians, two former members of Free, singer Paul Rodgers and drummer Simon Kirke, former Mott The Hoople guitarist Mick Ralphs and King Crimson's bassist Boz Burrell all managed by Peter Grant who also managed Led Zeppelin at time. Bad Company the album peaked at # 1 on the Billboard's Pop Albums chart (North America). With two singles in the top 20 also on the North America Pop charts, "Can't Get Enough" at # 9 in 1974 and, "Movin' On" at # 14 in early 1975 . In 1975, Bad Company charted again with Straight Shooter that peaked at # 3 on the Billboard's Pop Albums chart. With two hits that made the top 30 "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" at # 30 and the slower "Feel Like Makin' Love" that peaked at # 10.
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