By the late 1970s, Palmer’s smooth, sophisticated and brilliantly-produced blue-eyed soul-rock was becoming more and more established.
The blues-rock quartet made a UK album chart breakthrough in their banner month of June 1970.
There was new life in 1992 for Palmer's signature song, written by former Free member Andy Fraser and first heard on 1978's Double Fun.
The 1978 album that included 'Every Kinda People' had another A-list of Palmer collaborators.
The band's sixth studio album included the mighty 'Wishing Well' and was a strange but memorable post script to their time together.
The hit single 'All Right Now' and album 'Fire and Water' led Free to the follow-up LP 'Highway,' which made its UK chart debut on 23 January 1971.
Introduced by the single ‘Johnny and Mary,' Palmer's sixth solo album had a rockier, more new wave feel than what had gone before.
Paul Rodgers will relive his days in the groundbreaking blues-rock band Free, when he embarks on the Free Spirit tour of the UK in May 2017.
A new mix of 'Every Kinda People' entered the UK chart on 7 March, 1992 as a preview of Robert Palmer's Addictions Vol. II collection.
'All Right Now' was on the third album by Free, Fire and Water, but by then it was already a top ten UK hit, making its UK chart debut on 6 June,...
The death of Andy Fraser, former bassist with Free, robs us of a musician who made a significant contribution to British rock history, from the late 1960s.