Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Andy Fraser, 1952-2015
I imagine there will be many tributes in the rock and roll world mourning the loss of Free bassist and songwriter Andy Fraser. What could I say that won't be said a thousand times?
If "All Right Now" was his only contribution to music, it would have been enough. While that song defines Free, the band that featured Fraser on bass along with Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff, and Simon Kirke, their output in their brief time together--6 stellar records in 5 five years--goes much deeper than one timeless rock anthem and Andy Fraser had more than a little to do with their unique blend of blues, rock and soul.
And he wrote this gem...