FREE – ” Live at Santa Monica Civic Center 1971 “

Posted: December 7, 2021 in MUSIC
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Free became renowned for their live shows and non‐stop touring. When ‘All Right Now’ became a massive worldwide hit it propelled them into the upper echelon of the rock pantheon. The song helped secure them a place at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970, where they played to 600,000 people. In early 1971 they played a short American tour and were recorded for radio station KUSC in Santa Monica. This album features many songs that went on to become classics, including the afore mentioned ‘All Right Now’.

Free were a miraculous live band in which four young people with an average age of 20 embodied the ideal of blues rock.
There are 2 presentations in this work. It is a set of two discs with the super famous recording of “January 22nd 1971 Santa Monica” on Disc 1 and the best audience recording of “January 16th, San Francisco” on Disc 2.

Setlist: 00:00:00 Be My Friend 00:05:43 The Stealer 00:09:58 Woman 00:14:03 Ride On Pony 00:18:33 Don’t Say You Love Me 00:24:31 All Right Now 00:30:10 Fire And Water 00:35:14 Heavy Load 00:40:55 The Highway Song 00:45:49 My Brother Jake 00:49:44 Soon I’ll Be Gone 00:52:54 I’m A Mover 00:56:52 Mr. Big 01:04:14 The Hunter 01:09:24 Rock Me Baby Santa Monica Civic Center, Santa Monica January 22nd 1971 Paul Rodgers / lead vocals, keyboards Paul Kossoff / guitar Andy Fraser / bass Simon Kirke / drums

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