Black Cat Bones

Black Cat Bones were an English blues-rock band from London that released the album Barbed Wire Sandwich on Decca in 1970. Their two constants were brothers Stuart Brooks (bass) and Derek Brooks (rhythm guitar), who steered the band through an ever-changing cast of singers, drummers, and lead guitarists. Early members Paul Kossoff and Simon Kirke […]

Free – Heartbreaker (1973)

Heartbreaker is the sixth and final studio album by English hard-rock band Free, released in 1973 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “Wishing Well” (3:43) A2. “Come Together in the Morning” (4:43) A3. “Travellin in Style” (4:02) A4. “Heartbreaker” (6:15) B1. “Muddy Water” (4:18) B2. “Common Mortal Man” (4:10) B3. “Easy on My Soul” (3:47) B4. “Seven […]

Free – Free (1969)

Free is the second album by the namesake English blues-rock/hard-rock band, released in October 1969 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “I’ll Be Creepin’” (3:15)* A2. “Songs of Yesterday” (3:31) A3. “Lying in the Sunshine” (4:02) A4. “Trouble on Double Time” (3:34) A5. “Mouthful of Grass” (3:36) B1. “Woman” (3:45) B2. “Free Me” (5:37) B3. “Broad Daylight” […]

Free – Tons of Sobs (1969)

Tons of Sobs is the debut album by English blues-rock/hard-rock band Free, released in March 1969 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “Over the Green Hills Pt. I” (1:01) A2. “Worry” (3:25) A3. “Walk in My Shadow” (3:20) A4. “Wild Indian Woman” (3:19) A5. “Goin’ Down Slow” (8:08) B1. “I’m a Mover” (2:49) B2. “The Hunter” (4:11) […]

Free – Fire and Water (1970)

Fire and Water is the third album by English hard-rock band Free, released in June 1970 on Island. “Heavy Load” – somber unaccompanied piano in Em (roots and fifths) D and back, drumroll…. Kirk and Fraser enter as Rodgers commences slow, depressive (yet full) delivery of lyrics about lost dreams/dissapoinment/futility of life/fatigue/dissolutionment/reflection (a young idealist […]

Free ‎– Highway (1970)

Highway is the fourth album by English hard-rock band Free, released in December 1970 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “The Highway Song” (4:14) A2. “The Stealer” (3:14) A3. “On My Way” (4:04) A4. “Be My Friend” (5:45) B1. “Sunny Day” (3:07) B2. “Ride on a Pony” (4:17) B3. “Love You So” (4:53) B4. “Bodie” (3:04) B5. […]

Back Street Crawler

Back Street Crawler was an English/American hard-rock band that released two albums on Atco in 1975 and 1976. The band took its name from a 1973 solo album by ex-Free guitarist Paul Kossoff, who formed the group with members of Houston rockers Bloontz. After Kossoff’s death in early 1976, the remaining members carried on as […]