Good Lovin' Gone Bad

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"Good Lovin' Gone Bad"
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Single by Bad Company
from the album Straight Shooter
B-side "Whiskey Bottle"
Released March 1975[1]
Format 7" single
Recorded September 1974
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:55
Label Swan Song, Island
Songwriter(s) Mick Ralphs
Producer(s) Bad Company
Bad Company singles chronology
"Bad Company"
"Good Lovin' Gone Bad"
"Feel Like Makin' Love"
"Bad Company"
"Good Lovin' Gone Bad"
"Feel Like Makin' Love"

"Good Lovin' Gone Bad" was a 1974 Top 40, major trans-Atlantic hit for English rock band, Bad Company. This track was written by the band's guitarist Mick Ralphs. The song first appeared on the album, Straight Shooter.[2] The song was later referenced in 38 Special's 1981 hit "Hold On Loosely."

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" 3:55
2. "Whiskey Bottle" 3:46

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
UK 31[3]
CAN 48[4]
US 36[5]
AUS 93


  1. ^ 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. ^ Naha, Ed. 1975 June album review in Rolling Stone magazine. Accessed 2014-02-07
  3. ^ "Chart Stats - Bad Company". Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". RPM. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Bad Company - Chart history|Billboard". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 

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