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Bad Company are an English rock supergroup formed in 1973 by singer Paul Rodgers (formerly of Free), guitarist Mick Ralphs (formerly of Mott the Hoople), drummer Simon Kirke (formerly of Free) and bassist Boz Burrell (formerly of King Crimson among various others). Peter Grant, who managed Led Zeppelin, also managed the band until 1982. Bad Company experienced widespread commercial success and popularity during the 1970s. Their first three studio albums, Bad Company (1974), Straight Shooter (1975), and Run with the Pack (1976), reached the top five in the album charts in both the UK and the US.
|Origin||Albury, Surrey, England|
|Past members||See: List of Bad Company band members|
Many of their songs, such as "Bad Company", "Can't Get Enough" (1974), "Feel Like Makin' Love", "Shooting Star", "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" (1975), "Burnin' Sky" (1977) and the disco influenced track "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy" (1979), remain staples of classic rock radio. Bad Company has sold over 20 million records in the U.S. and over 40 million worldwide.