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Follow the 'Shooting Star' of Paul Rodgers, Part 2

Free was a learning experience for the young Paul Rodgers. Now in his mid-20s, he was already a veteran in the music business. Rodgers put a band together called Peace and toured the U.K. with Mott The Hoople. He struck up a friendship with Mick Ralphs, and they began writing together. The rest, as they say, is history.

Follow the 'Shooting Star' of Paul Rodgers, Part 1

In the mid-1960’s, a teenage lad from the industrial town of Middlesborough, England, headed to London to make music. His band got a gig, and a gig meant money, food and freedom. On the way to the group’s breakthrough concert, however, the unthinkable happened: The van broke down.