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Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, August 1974

ON ITS FIRST album, Bad Company – led by former Free singer Paul Rodgers and original Mott the Hoople guitarist Mick Ralphs – resembles Free ...

Bad Company: Desolation Angels Have Gastric Juices, Too

Interview by Penny Valentine, Creem, June 1979

Bad Company flee Screaming From Reality ...

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Bad Company: Four Of A Kind

Interview by Steven Rosen, Circus, August 1974

PAUL RODGERS is perhaps England's (and America's) most well known unknown. As lead vocalist with Free he developed a small-but-strong following gushing with devotion. But ...

Bad Company

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, August 1974

Bad Company's formation has been a shot in the arm for Paul Rodgers – and he's raving over the band's tour of the States as ...

Paul Rodgers's Bad Company

Interview by Steven Rosen, Rolling Stone, August 1974

LOS ANGELES – Cub Scout shirt unbuttoned, face unshaven, hair uncombed, Paul Rodgers sits tensely in a corner armchair. ...

Bad Company: Kings Of The Castle!

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, October 1974

CLEARWELL CASTLE, Gloucestershire, Thursday – Mick Ralphs, clad in blue jeans, tee-shirts with Texas written on the front and dirty white fur-lined coat, hovers around ...

Bad Company Eat Up The Road On Their First American Tour

Report and Interview by Ron Ross, Circus, December 1974

THERE WAS THE TIME veteran road manager Clive Coulson saved Led Zeppelin from a stadium riot in Milan, Italy. "Zeppelin was the only English band ...

Bad Company: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, December 1974

BAD COMPANY were big before they were born. Any band that included Paul Rodgers in its ranks and a bassist with the talents of Boz ...

Paul Rodgers Builds Bad Co. On Ballsy Basics

Profile and Interview by Ron Ross, Circus, February 1975

Forceful yet relaxed, Bad Company have left the fads, ego trips and tribulations of the sixties behind, and forged what the self-assured Paul Rodgers calls ...

Bad Company: The Way They Choose

Essay by Idris Walters, Let It Rock, March 1975

IT LOOKS AS though Bad Company is a popular band: everybody's into Bad Company. ...

Bad Company: Straight Shooter (Island)

Review by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, March 1975

BAD COMPANY were the most remarkable success story of 1974. The band hit number one in the American charts with their first album, became headliners ...

Bad Company: Straight Shooter (Swan Song)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, June 1975

Bad Company came in with a literal bang: Simon Kirke’s drum-shot opening to ‘Can’t Get Enough’ (the first track on the first album, and subsequently ...

Bad Company: Straight Shooter (Swan Song)

Review by Jaan Uhelszki, Creem, July 1975

BAD COMPANY was conceived by a collection of musical misfits. Paul Rodgers and Simon Kirke from Free, Mick Ralphs from Mott, and Boz Burrell from ...

Bad Company: Run With The Pack (Island)

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, January 1976

I WELL remember a poetry session when I was an English Major at university, conducted by Germaine Greer. 'How would you describe this poem?' the ...

Bad Company: Run With The Pack (Island)

Review by Idris Walters, Street Life, February 1976

SOMEWHERE DEEP inside the mix on Bad Company's first album was a little shimmer of Oriental Rock. Not much. Just enough to suggest the germ ...

Bad Company: Led Zep Join The Company

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, May 1976

It was a night to remember...when Robert Plant and Jimmy Page jammed with Bad Company on stage in Los Angeles. ...

Bad Company: A Bunch of Sissies?

Report and Interview by Nick Kent, Creem, June 1976

You don't have to wear mascara, you know... ...

Bad Company: Bored Company

Live Review by Steven Rosen, Sounds, June 1976

Bad Company/Kansas: Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles ...

Bad Company: Never Give A Critic An Even Break

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, February 1977

BAD COMPANY, as their name might or might not suggest, are fun to be with. But I'd be lying (and you wouldn't want me to ...

Bad Company's Burning Sky

Interview by Wesley Strick, Circus, March 1977

Rodgers and Ralphs Mix Celestial Magic At Chopin's Chateau ...

Bad Company: Earl's Court, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1977

HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE 15,000 DISGUISED PUNKS ...

Bad Company is Mean But Clean as they Roar Through the USA

Interview by Don Snowden, Circus, July 1977

BAD COMPANY'S 1976 American tour was a marathon four month affair that left the British blasters drained of energy and suffering from a severe case ...

Bad Company: Desolation Angels (Swansong)

Review by Nick Kent, NME, March 1979

EVER TRIED shooting ducks in a barrel? It's almost as easy as doing the old aesthetic pistol-whip on Bad Company. It's so damned easy trashing ...

Bad Company: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, March 1979

I WALKED into a pub before the gig and... go on, guess what was playing on the jukebox, 'Alright Now'. Eh? You don't get the ...

Bad Company: Jogging Back to Happiness

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, March 1979

Two years ago, Bad Company lost their collective bottle after a gruelling American tour. CHRIS WELCH hears how it took Paul Rodgers three months to ...

Bad Company: 'Till The Day I Die'

Retrospective and Interview by Steve Roeser, Goldmine, March 1996

THE '90S REUNION of Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, resulting so far in an album and a tour, is no doubt an invigorating development for ...

Bad Company: The Original Bad Co. CD Anthology

Review and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, June 1999

After a period of bad blood and bad music Bad Company's founding foursome reconvene around a two-CD retrospective. ...

Almost Famous

Film/DVD Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, February 2001

Shrewdly sweet eulogy to rock'n'roll fandom ...

see also Firm, The

see also Free

see also Mott The Hoople

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