Paul Rodgers stopped by 95.5 KLOS for a station takeover February 6, 2014. Watch the interview and preview songs from “The Royal Sessions”:
# 1 The Royal Sessions, “I Thank You” at Blues Radio in the UK
#17 “I Can’t Stand the Rain” at Adult Contemporary Charts in the US and
#3 At Classic Rock Radio in the US
# 4 “I Thank You” Pop charts in Japan
Paul Rodgers “The Royal Sessions” CD Release Party
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Paul Rodgers will be taking over the 95.5 KLOS airwaves with Madden this Thursday, Feb. 6 at 12 noon PST/3:00 PM EST.
Los Angeles, CA area residents can listen live at 95.5 FM. If you are not from the Los Angeles, CA area you can stream the broadcast live:
- Visit 955KLOS.com
- Click on the “Listen Live” button in the upper right hand corner
Bad Company Frontman Paul Rodgers and The Royal Sessions
“The name Paul Rodgers is usually associated with legendary classic rock bands like Bad Company and Free but something you might not know is that he has had a deep love affair with roots based music for a long, long time. His upcoming release “The Royal Sessions” is clearly a labor of love and pays loving homage to this music he holds dear. ” – American Blues Scene
Read the full article and review at AmericanBluesScene.com
PAUL RODGERS has Autographed and donated his leather Furygan Bike jacket with all proceeds going to Willows Animal Sanctuary Charity. This is his ONLY riding jacket and was worn during the 80’s & 90’s while riding his Turquoise Heritage Soft Tail Harley. It is in excellent condition and is a size M-L and comes with the matching leather riding trousers.
You can bid for the item by clicking here.
Note: this auction is for UK residents only.
BAD CO. AND FREE FOUNDER CELEBRATES THE SONGS AND MUSICIANS OF MEMPHIS ON “THE ROYAL SESSIONS” AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 4TH
Exclusive Stream of “Walk On By” Posts on Billboard.com Today
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 – Paul Rodgers, longtime singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with Bad Company, is #1 Most Added at AC Radio this week with the single, “I Can’t Stand The Rain,” taken from the upcoming release February 4th of “The Royal Sessions”-a lovingly crafted collection of classic R&B and soul songs re-imagined by the iconic rock singer recorded at Memphis’ Royal Studios, historic home of Willie Mitchelland Hi Records, with many of the musicians who played on the original tracks.
Truly a lifetime in the making, Rodgers has come full circle with “The Royal Sessions” as he pays homage to the legendary hits he collected on 45s released on Stax/Volt, Goldwax and Hi Records-recordings by Otis Redding, Albert King and Ann Peebles which made such an indelible impression on the young Rodgers inspiring him to pursue a career as a singer. The album is also doing well at classic rock and blues radio formats. An exclusive stream of Rodgers’ version of “Walk on By” just posted today on Bllboard.com. You can check that out on this link: http://smarturl.it/PaulRodgersBillboard
Paul Rodgers Wails Otis Redding’s ‘I’ve Been Loving You Too Long’
New disc ‘The Royal Sessions’ finds singer covering many soul classics
On his new studio album, The Royal Sessions, rock legend Paul Rodgers (Free, Bad Company) pays tribute to the iconic soul music of Memphis, Tennessee. The LP, recorded at Willie Mitchell’s revered Royal Studios, finds Rodgers tackling classics from artists like Otis Redding, Albert King and Sam Cooke. Using a roster of veteran session players (including organist Reverend Charles Hodges, guitarist Michael Stoll and the Royal Horns), Rodgers aimed for an authentic live feel, even recording all the basic tracks live onto analog tape.
"What could not be achieved by violence he achieved by supreme dignity. The breaking of a police state and the peaceful unity of a nation. Thank you, Madiba." Paul Rodgers#