- Straight Shooter (album)
Infobox Album | Name = Straight Shooter
April 12, 1975
Recorded = September, 1974
Length = 38:17
Swan Song Records Island Records(UK)
Reviews = * [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kifexql5ldhe All Music Guide] Rating|3.5|5
*" [http://Superseventies.com Superseventies] " (Favorable)
Last album = "Bad Company"
This album = "Straight Shooter"
Next album = "
Run With the Pack"
While their debut was recorded at a mansion known as
Headley Grangewith Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studioin November 1973, "Straight Shooter" was recorded at Gloucestershire Castle (a castle turned hotel) again with The Ronnie Lane Mobile Truck in September 1974.
The album peaked at #3 on the Billboard's Pop Albums chart (North America).
The singles "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" and "Feel Like Makin' Love" peaked at #30 and #10 respectively.
Mick Ralphsand Simon Kirkerevealed on " In the Studio with Redbeard" (which devoted an episode to "Straight Shooter") that the track "Shooting Star" (which told the story of a rock star who died early) was lyrically inspired by the drug and alcohol related deaths of Jimi Hendrixand Jim Morrison.
The album was remastered and re-released in 1994.
Good Lovin' Gone Bad", written by Mick Ralphs– 3:35
#"Feel Like Makin' Love", written by
Paul Rodgers, Ralphs – 5:12
#"Weep No More", written by
Simon Kirke– 3:59
#"Shooting Star", written by Rodgers – 6:14 SIDE 2
#"Deal With the Preacher", written by Ralphs, Rodgers – 5:01
#"Wild Fire Woman", written by Ralphs, Rodgers – 4:32
#"Anna", written by Kirke – 3:41
#"Call on Me", written by Rodgers – 6:03
*Paul Rodgers - Vocals, Piano, Guitar
*Mick Ralphs - Lead Guitar
*Boz Burrell - Bass Guitar
*Simon Kirke - Drums
Album - Billboard (North America)
Singles - Billboard (North America)
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