Feel Like Makin' Love (Bad Company song)
|"Feel Like Makin' Love"|
|Single by Bad Company|
|from the album Straight Shooter|
|B-side||"Little Miss Fortune"|
|Format||7" 45 RPM|
|Recorded||September 1974 at Clearwell Castle, Gloucestershire, England|
|Genre||Hard rock, Country Rock|
|Writer(s)||Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs|
|Bad Company singles chronology|
"Feel Like Makin' Love" is a song by British supergroup Bad Company. The song originally appeared on the LP Straight Shooter in April 1975 and was released as a single in August of the same year (see 1975 in music). The song was named the 78th best hard rock song of all time by VH1.
- Millie Jackson covered the song on her 1976 album titled Free and in Love.
- New Zealand singer Kim Hart released a cover of the song in 1980.
- Dangerous Toys covered the song on their 1991 album 'Hellacious Acres'
- Pauline Henry, former singer of The Chimes, covered the song in 1993, charting at No. 12 in the UK.
- A cover was released by country music artist Philip Claypool in 1995 on his debut album A Circus Leaving Town. It was the highest-charting of that album's four singles, peaking at No. 60 on Hot Country Songs.
- The pop punk/ska punk band Goldfinger has a cover version featured on their live album Darrin's Coconut Ass: Live from Omaha.
- It was covered by Kid Rock on his self-titled 2003 release. His version peaked at No. 33 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks charts.
- It has also been covered by Jørn Lande on his 2007 album Unlocking the Past.
- The Chef Aid: The South Park Album contains a cover of the song, performed by Paul Rodgers & Mick Ralphs with Trey Parker, performing the South Park character Ned Gerblansky.
Uses in popular culture
Bad Company version
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||5|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||2|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||10|
|UK Singles Chart||20|
Pauline Henry version
|UK Singles Chart||12|
Philip Claypool version
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||60|
Kid Rock version
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks||33|
- Strong, Charles (2002) [Originally published in 1994]. The Great Rock Discography (Sixth ed.). United Kingdom: Canongate Books. p. 133. ISBN 1-84195-312-1.
- Straight Shooter (Vinyl sleeve). Bad Company. United States: Swan Song Records. 1975. Back cover. SS 8413.
- "spreadit.org music". Retrieved 5 February 2009.
- British Hit Singles & Albums (17th ed.). London: Guinness World Records. 2004. p. 41. ISBN 0-85112-199-3.
- British Hit Singles & Albums (17th ed.). London: Guinness World Records. 2004. p. 660. ISBN 0-85112-199-3.
- "Philip Claypool Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Philip Claypool.
- Live cover by Queen + Paul Rodgers (official video) on YouTube
- Lyrics of live cover by Queen + Paul Rodgers from Live in Ukraine, from Queen official website
- Full lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
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