Fire And Water: The Making Of Free's Masterpiece
Celebrating the 45th anniversary of their overlooked classic album.
For those of us whose memories are longer than our hair these days, 1970 was a time when all the clocks had stopped. After the technicolour explosion of Sgt Pepper and the rest, it felt like someone had turned the colour right back down. It wasn’t just TV that was black and white, it was everything. The politicians, the football, the fashions, even the sky, smudged as it still was by a thick tar of coal and cigarette smoke.