Feel Like Makin' Love (Bad Company song)

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"Feel Like Makin' Love"
BC - Makin Love single.jpg
Single by Bad Company
from the album Straight Shooter
B-side "Little Miss Fortune"
Released June 1975 (1975-06)[1]
Format 7" 45 RPM
Recorded September 1974 at Clearwell Castle, Gloucestershire, England[2]
Genre Hard rock, country rock
Length 5:12
Label Swan Song
Writer(s) Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs
Producer(s) Bad Company[2]
Bad Company singles chronology
"Good Lovin' Gone Bad"
"Feel Like Makin' Love"
"Run with the Pack"

"Feel Like Makin' Love" is a song by British supergroup Bad Company. The song showcases both the soft, ballad like side and hard rock side of the band.The song originally appeared on the LP Straight Shooter in April 1975 and was released as a single in August of the same year.[1] The song was named the 78th best hard rock song of all time by VH1.[3]

The song was featured in the 2001 movie Scotland PA with other Bad Company songs.


Chart positions[edit]

Bad Company version[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
Canadian RPM Top Singles 5
New Zealand Singles Chart 2
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 10
UK Singles Chart[6] 20

Pauline Henry version[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
UK Singles Chart[7] 12

Philip Claypool version[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 60

Kid Rock version[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 33


  1. ^ a b Strong, Charles (2002) [Originally published in 1994]. The Great Rock Discography (Sixth ed.). United Kingdom: Canongate Books. p. 133. ISBN 1-84195-312-1. 
  2. ^ a b Straight Shooter (Vinyl sleeve). Bad Company. United States: Swan Song Records. 1975. Back cover. SS 8413. 
  3. ^ "spreadit.org music". Archived from the original on 12 February 2009. Retrieved 5 February 2009. 
  4. ^ "officialcharts.com". Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Bad Company – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Bad Company.
  6. ^ British Hit Singles & Albums (17th ed.). London: Guinness World Records. 2004. p. 41. ISBN 0-85112-199-3. 
  7. ^ British Hit Singles & Albums (17th ed.). London: Guinness World Records. 2004. p. 660. ISBN 0-85112-199-3. 
  8. ^ "Philip Claypool – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Philip Claypool.

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