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Paul Rodgers (born on December 17,1949 in Middlesbrough) is a British singer/songwriter. He is known chiefly as a member of the bands Free in the 1960s and Bad Company in the 1970s. He was also a successful solo artist, and collaborated on two albums with Jimmy Page in a band called The Firm in the mid-1980s. In the 1990s, he teamed with ex-Who drummer Kenny Jones and recorded an album as The Law which featured various artists including Bryan Adams, David Gilmour, and Chris Rea. A tribute album to Muddy Waters followed which also featured many guest musicians. In the 2000s, Rodgers has since continued to perform as a successful solo artist, and has toured with Queen in the mid-2000s as Queen + Paul Rodgers.
No other artist has led four bands to global success ("Free", "Bad Company", "The Firm", "The Law") and has created a Grammy-nominated solo career.
==1960s: Free =
Rodgers was born December 17, 1949 in the northern English town of Middlesbrough. Rodgers first premiered onto the British music scene in 1968 as singer/songwriter for bluesy rockers Free. In 1970, they shot up the international radio charts with...
|Born||December 17th 1949|
|Associated acts|| Queen + Paul Rodgers|