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Singer Paul Rodgers and drummer Simon Kirke formed Bad Company — after they split from their previous band, Free — with Mott the Hoople guitarist Mick Ralphs and King Crimson bassist Boz Burrell. Their self-titled debut album, released on Led Zeppelin’s custom label Swan Song, was an immediate hit, going straight to No. 1. Rodgers left the band in 1982 and was replaced by Brian Howe, who was replaced in 1995 by Robert Hart. There have been many lineup changes along the way, but the core quartet made the band’s best-known songs, like “Can’t Get Enough” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love,” both of which hit the Top 10 in the mid-’70s.

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Gareth Cattermole / Christopher Polk, Getty Images

Bad Company Begin Summer Tour With Joe Walsh: Videos and Set List

Bad Company and Joe Walsh kicked off their One Hell of a Night tour in Dallas last night with career-spanning set lists highlighting successes from their storied pasts.

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Rhino Records
Rhino Records

Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers Talks About the Band’s Journey, New Music and More: Exclusive Interview

Bad Company just released Live in Concert 1977 & 1979, their first-ever official live album featuring the original lineup.

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Atlantic
Atlantic

Win a Signed Paul Rodgers Guitar and Bad Company’s New Live CD

We're giving away a guitar signed by Paul Rodgers and a copy of Bad Company's new CD, 'Live in Concert 1977 & 1979.'

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Matt Kent / Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Bad Company Replaces Mick Ralphs With Black Crowes’ Rich Robinson

Bad Company will tour with Rich Robinson, formerly of the Black Crowes, after founding guitarist Mick Ralphs decided he wasn't up for the band's upcoming tour with Joe Walsh.

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Swan Song
Swan Song

The Story of Bad Company’s Fifth Album, ‘Desolation Angels’

Bad Company re-emerged in March 1979 with their fifth LP, Desolation Angels, another solid 10-track slab of blues-influenced rock.

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Ian Gavan / Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Bad Company and Joe Walsh Announce ‘One Hell of a Night’ Tour

Confirming recent rumors, Bad Company and Joe Walsh have announced plans to embark on a 25-date co-headlinining tour this summer.

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Atlantic
Atlantic

Bad Company to Release Long-Overdue Classic-Era Live Album

Bad Company has only previously released one other classic-era live album, but the project was withdrawn over legal concerns.

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Kevin Winter / Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Are Bad Company and Joe Walsh Planning a Summer 2016 Tour?

The two acts have one date booked together, although only Walsh has confirmed it.

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Swan Song
Swan Song

40 Years Ago: Bad Company Release Their Third Album, ‘Run With the Pack’

With their third album, 1976's Run with the Pack, Bad Company tried to pull off the impressive feat of delivering a trio of multi-platinum hits in the span of just three years.

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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Update: Reports of a New Bad Company Album Shot Down

If the rumors are true, it would be their first album with Paul Rodgers since 1982.

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