Formed in London in 1968, Free are hailed as one of the primary innovators of blues rock. They hit mainstream global success in 1970 and played to over 600,000 people at the Isle of Wight festival that same year. By the time they had disbanded in 1973 they had released 6 studio albums, sold over 20 million albums and played over 700 shows. Their biggest and best known track "All Right Now" is reputed to be played somewhere in the world on radio every minute of the day and has been entered into ASCAP's ‘One Million' airplay singles club.
Free are universally regarded as one of the innovators of the blues rock genre which went on to influence a host of bands throughout the following decades. Rolling Stone referred to the band as "British hard rock pioneers," ranking singer Paul Rodgers at No. 55 in its list of the ‘100 Greatest Singers of All Time' and guitarist Paul Kossoff at No. 51 of ‘100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time'.
This limited edition 7LP set collects the band's original groundbreaking albums - Tons of Sobs (1969), Free (1969), Fire and Water (1970), Highway (1970), Free at Last (1972), Heartbreaker (1973) and Free Live! (1971) - all newly re-mastered from the original tapes by Andy Pearce at Abbey Road Studios to enhance the sound of these classic albums and houses them in a sturdy box.
• Limited Edition 7LP Box Set
• Featuring Tons of Sobs (1969), Free (1969), Fire and Water (1970), Highway (1970), Free at Last (1972), Heartbreaker (1973) and Free Live! (1971)
• All newly re-mastered from the original tapes by Andy Pearce at Abbey Road Studios
• Housed in a sturdy box