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Overview (3)

Born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Birth NamePaul Bernard Rodgers
Nickname The Voice

Mini Bio (1)

Paul Rodgers was born on December 17, 1949 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England as Paul Bernard Rodgers. He has been married to Cynthia Kereluk since September 24, 2007. He was previously married to Machiko Shimizu.

Spouse (2)

Cynthia Kereluk (24 September 2007 - present)
Machiko Shimizu (1971 - 1996) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (12)

Lead singer for rock bands, Bad Company and Free, and for the supergroup, The Firm.
He has performed with the SAS (Spike Edney's All Stars) Band.
Perhaps testament to his vocal prowess, Paul Rodgers has led and been the front man for four separate bands: Free (1968-1973), Bad Company (1974-1982), The Firm (a short-lived collaboration with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page that lasted from 1984-1986) and 'The Law' (another short-lived band that only lasted for a year in 1991). Out of these four bands, three of them had international success and acclaim.
Has also had a solo career since leaving Bad Company.
Is known as "The Voice" in the Rock industry.
It's been acknowledged by Queen-members Roger Taylor and Brian May that Rodgers will tour with them in the spring of 2005. The last time Queen toured was in 1986, still with legendary Freddie Mercury.
Lead singer with Jimmy Page's group, The Firm. Also in the band are Chris Slade and Tony Franklin.
Considered as a potential replacement for Ian Gillan when Gillan left Deep Purple.
On his first solo album, 1983's Cut Loose, he sang and played every instrument.
His birthday is also the anniversary of the Wright Bros. first flight.
Is currently recording an album of all-new studio material with Roger Taylor and Brian May under the "Queen and Paul Rodgers" name. [March 2007]
Having parted with Queen in 2009, he is touring with Bad Company in April 2010. [January 2010]

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