“The Free Electric Band” is a song written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood and performed by Hammond. The song reached #19 on the UK Singles Chart, #11 in South Africa and #48 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1973. The song appeared on his 1973 album, The Free Electric Band and was produced by Hammond and arranged by Michael Omartian.
The lyrics tell the story of a postwar middle-class American youth who rebels against the values of his parents by pursuing a musical career rather than the professional life that had been expected of him.
The Free Electric Band is an album by Albert Hammond released by Mums Records. The album landed on the Billboard 200 chart, reaching #193. The title track single hit #48 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #19 on the UK Singles Chart in 1973. The single “The Peacemaker” hit #51 on the Adult Contemporary chart […]