Andy Fraser Explains The Breakup of Free
They were already dealing with guitarist Paul Kossof's drug addiction issues when tension boiled over between the frontman and the four-stringer. Rodgers went on to form Bad Company with drummer Simon Kirke, managed by Led Zeppelin impresario Peter Grant – but Fraser says he never had any interest in that kind of success.
"Free had become unglued. Paul and myself were going in different directions. He thought I acted like an emperor and decided he was now going to run things," He tells Psychedelic Baby. "All the while Koss was becoming a junkie. We had basically broken up. As spokesman it fell to me to announce it. I was viewed as the one leaving.
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