Mr. Big
by Free

Album: Fire And Water (1970)
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Songfacts®:

  • Speaking with Uncut magazine, Paul Rodgers described "Mr. Big" as "a very tough lyric," which he was amazed he got away with. He added: "I used to listen to BB King, and I think I was inspired by his approach to womanhood, if you like (laughs) – his manly stance! And that song is a lesson in simplicity. Because the simpler the song, the bigger it sounds. The notes have room to echo."
  • The American Rock group Mr. Big took their name from the song, which they covered in 1993 on their third album Bump Ahead.

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