BAD COMPANY Vinyl Discography and album Cover Photo Gallery

"Bad Company", formed in 1973, was a British rock supergroup with a distinct bluesy and hard rock sound. Comprising members from Free, Mott the Hoople, and King Crimson, the band achieved notable success with hits like "Feel Like Makin' Love" and "Can't Get Enough". This web-page has a selection of "BAD COMPANY" vinyl records released during 1975-1977.

Album Front Cover Photo of BAD COMPANY

  Bad Company was an English rock band formed in 1973 that rose to fame as one of the flagship acts of the 1970s hard rock and blues rock movement. With their blend of bluesy guitar riffs, driving rock beats, and soulful vocal harmonies, Bad Company created a unique sound that set them apart from the rest of the rock bands of the era. Over the course of their career, Bad Company achieved great commercial success and critical acclaim, with numerous hit singles and albums that still remain popular to this day.

  The band was formed in 1973 by former Free frontman Paul Rodgers, guitarist Mick Ralphs, and drummer Simon Kirke. The three musicians had been looking for a new creative outlet after the break-up of their previous band and decided to form Bad Company as a new musical venture. They were soon joined by bassist Boz Burrell, and together they released their self-titled debut album in 1974. The album was an instant success, reaching #1 on the UK charts and #3 on the US charts. It featured several hit songs, including "Can't Get Enough," "Rock Steady," and "Bad Company," which became the band's signature song and is still one of their most well-known tracks to this day.

  Throughout the 1970s, Bad Company continued to release a series of successful albums, each of which built upon the band's blues-based hard rock sound. Their follow-up album, "Straight Shooter," was released in 1975 and was also a commercial success, featuring hit songs such as "Feel Like Making Love" and "Good Lovin' Gone Bad." The band's third album, "Run with the Pack," was released in 1976 and marked a departure from their earlier sound, as the band experimented with a more mainstream pop rock sound. Despite this, the album was still well received and features hit songs such as "Silver, Blue & Gold."

  Despite their commercial success, Bad Company faced several challenges throughout their career. The band experienced a series of personnel changes, with various members leaving and joining the group at different times. Despite these changes, the band continued to release new music and tour, and they remained one of the biggest and most popular rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s.

  Bad Company's music continues to be popular and relevant to this day, with their songs still receiving airplay on classic rock radio stations and their albums still selling well. Their blues-based hard rock sound has been highly influential, inspiring countless other rock bands in the decades since their formation. They are remembered as one of the defining bands of the 1970s hard rock movement and their music remains an important part of the rock canon.

Index of BAD COMPANY Vinyl Album Discography and Album Cover Gallery
BAD COMPANY - Burning Sky 12" Vinyl LP
BAD COMPANY - Burning Sky album front cover vinyl record

Transport yourself to the rock 'n' roll energy of the late 70s with BAD COMPANY's "Burnin' Sky" (1977 Germany). This 12" Vinyl LP Album, recorded at Chateau d'Herouville, France, exudes timeless vibes.

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BAD COMPANY - Run with the Pack 12" Vinyl LP
BAD COMPANY - Run with the Pack album front cover vinyl record

"Run with the Pack" was recorded in September 1975 in France, utilizing The Rolling Stones Mobile Truck, a renowned mobile recording studio. This allowed the band to capture their performances with authenticity and a raw energy

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BAD COMPANY - Straight Shooter (Swan Song & Island Records) .
BAD COMPANY - Straight Shooter (Swan Song & Island Records) .  album front cover vinyl record

In September of 1974, Bad Company embarked on a journey to create their sophomore album, "Straight Shooter". What makes this album even more intriguing is the location where it all came to life - Gloucestershire Castle.

- Straight Shooter (1975, Island Records) - Straight Shooter ( 1975, Swan Song Records)