Bad Company began as a British super-group, formed in the early 1970s by ex members of Free, Mott the Hoople, and King Crimson. The band was very successful throughout the ‘70s, but they split in the ‘80s. Over the years, they have reformed in several different incarnations. Bad Company continues to tour with three original members.
In 1973, after the break-up of their band Free, vocalist Paul Rodgers and drummer Simon Kirke were looking to form a new band. The two hooked up with guitarist Mick Ralphs, who had recently left Mott the Hoople, and then got in touch with bassist Boz Burrell of King Crimson to complete their lineup. Rodgers named the band after his favorite film, 1972’s Bad Company. The group wanted a no-frills,... Read More