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"Free Me" is a song written by Russ Ballard and performed by Roger Daltrey, singer for English rock band The Who. The song is on Roger Daltrey's 1980 solo album McVicar and in the film McVicar, also released in 1980.

"Free Me"
Roger Daltrey Free Me.jpg
Single by Roger Daltrey
from the album McVicar
A-side"Free Me"
ReleasedJuly 1980
Format7" Single
Recorded1980
GenreRock
Length3:59
LabelPolydor
Songwriter(s)Russ Ballard
Producer(s)Jeff Wayne
Roger Daltrey singles chronology
"Giving it All Away"
(1973)
"Free Me"
(1980)
"Without Your Love"
(1980)

RecordedEdit

"Free Me" was on his album McVicar. The song was written for the soundtrack of the film McVicar, a bio-pic of English bank robber John McVicar, that was produced by Roger Daltrey and also featured him in the starring role.

The single was produced by Jeff Wayne and recorded at Advision Studios, London with Daltrey's vocals recorded at Air Studios, Montserrat, West Indies.

ChartsEdit

The single reached #39 in the UK Singles Chart and #53 in the US.

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