Can't Get Enough: Paul Rodgers and Bad Company's Biggest Hits

Paul Rodgers of Bad Company performs on stage, circa 1975. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)
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Singer Paul Rodgers was born in Middlesbrough, England, on December 17, 1949. Getting into music as a teen, Rodgers would play in bands featuring future members of Whitesnake and Elvis Costello's Attractions before joining blues-rock outfit, Free. It was with Free that Rodgers would have one of the biggest hits of his career, "All Right Now." The song would hit #1 in several countries, peaking at #4 in America October 1970.

After Free broke up in 1973, Rodgers would join Bad Company, signing to Led Zeppelin's Swan Song Records, and going under the wing of the band's notorious manager, Peter Grant. The band would hit #1 with their self-titled debut album, kicking off a storied career. These are Bad Company's five biggest hits in America.

1. "Can't Get Enough"
Bad Company blasted right out of the gate with "Can't Get Enough" as their debut singe. The tune was a major hit, soaring to #5 on the Hot 100 on November 1, 1974.

2. "Feel Like Makin' Love"
The second single from Bad Company's Straight Shooter LP in 1975 proved to be the charm, as the song was a Top 10 hit, peaking at #10 in the US.

3. "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy"
Bad Company ended the '70s on a high note: the album Desolation Angels. The band rocked FM radio hard across the country en route to an impressive #13 peak position on the Hot 100 with the LP's lead single. While not the band's highest-charting track, it remains their best-selling, and has been certified Gold by the RIAA.

4. "Movin' On"
The second single from Bad Co.'s debut album did solid business, crashing the US Top 20 at #19 in February 1975.

5. "Young Blood"
On Bad Company's third album, Run with the Pack, the group turned to a cover tune--The Coasters' "Young Blood" from 1957--as the second single. The results would be another Top 20 hit in America, peaking right at #20 during May 1976.

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