When it comes to classic rock, there aren't many voices as recognizable as that of Paul Rodgers. From his beginning days in Free to the iconic music he made with Bad Company, Paul Rodgers' voice is synonymous with some of the most recognizable music of the era. Performing with countless iconic personalities in rock, Rodgers has sung with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, toured with the remaining members of Queen, and performed with the likes of Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and even Slash from Guns N' Roses (via Paul Rodgers). With all that experience playing with rock's royalty, Paul Rodgers' net worth may be surprising.
After the passing of legendary rock singer Freddie Mercury, the remaining members of Queen spent a long time figuring what would be their next step as a band. They knew it would be impossible to fill Mercury's shoes and still call themselves Queen, so they had to be willing to try something new. Eventually, the band would find the right singer and create a new version of Queen, known as Queen + Adam Lambert. However, before Lambert, there was Paul Rodgers, another iconic singer who sang with Queen for four years when they were known as Queen + Paul Rodgers. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, Queen drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May explained what it was like working with Rogers in the documentary "The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story."
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Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith recalled how he met Free and Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers in a doctor’s office. In a new interview with BBC Radio’s Johnny Walker, Smith noted how the encounter came about thanks to Smith's father — who had no idea who Rodgers was. “I had...
IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith was the featured guest on BBC's "The Rock Show With Johnnie Walker" during the "Rock God" segment. Smith picked Paul Rodgers and stated about his choice: "FREE were probably my favorite band when I was growing up. I loved, and still love, that swaggering '70s bluesy rock.