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Hear What 60,000 People Singing Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Sounds Like
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Hear What 60,000 People Singing Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sounds Like

A crowd 60,000 strong was waiting for Green Day to take the stage and of course other music is played over the PA till the concert starts, but when Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' came on, not just a couple of people sang along

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David Bowie and Freddie Mercury’s ‘Under Pressure’ Session Fueled by Wine and Cocaine

An audio track of David Bowie and Freddie Mercury laying down vocals for the 1981 Queen hit 'Under Pressure' surfaced a while back, bringing with it writer Mark Blake's account of the song's wild, and eventually tumultuous, writing and recording sessions. The two stars trade vocals without any instrumental distraction, but Blake claims that the singers recorded their parts separately and privately.

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Recently Discovered Freddie Mercury Cemetery Marker Missing

A plaque that until this year few knew existed has gone missing. The marker is believed to represent the the final resting place of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991. For over 20 years no one knew where Mercury's ashes were scattered, and now the plaque believed to represent just that spot has seemingly blown away in the wind.

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Queen’s Brian May, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Working on ‘Riffs’ Album

Few bands would turn down having Tony Iommi backing them up, and soon more bands will get the chance. The Black Sabbath guitarist has a treasure trove of riffs laying around, unused, in his studio. Queen's Brian May has inspired Iommi to put them to good use.

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Queen Releasing ‘Live at Wembley Stadium’ 25th Anniversary DVD

The legendary British rock group Queen will release 'Live at Wembley Stadium' in a 25th anniversary DVD edition on March 12, 2013 via Eagle Rock.

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Drunk Guy On Subway Does ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ [Video]

Ok, this is certainly not the best cover of this song I have ever heard, but according to this guy, he is the greatest impersonator of Freddy Mercury that ever lived.

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Freddie Mercury’s Rolls-Royce Sold at Auction

 

Queen's Freddie Mercury may have enjoyed singing about riding his bicycle, but like any rock star worth his salt, he had plenty of gasoline-powered wheels too -- and thanks to a recent auction, one of his nicest cars now has a new owner.

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Queen’s Brian May Rumored as New Host of BBC Astronomy Show

The death of beloved British television personality Sir Patrick Moore has left his long-running astronomy series, 'The Sky at Night,' searching for a new host -- and Queen guitarist Brian May is reportedly in the running for the gig.

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Top 20 Classic Hit Songs For Your End Of The World Playlist

So, the world isn't going to really end, but just in case, what are the last songs your would put on your playlist until the Big Kaboom? Here are your 20 quintessential Oldiez songs that deserve to be on your iPod before it melts...

 

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Queen Drummer Roger Taylor Wants Your Input on New Solo Album

Queen's Roger Taylor has been keeping busy over the past year, playing the occasional show with the band, getting the Queen Extravaganza project off the ground, and quietly starting work on a solo record.

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Central New York’s Greatest Hit Maker Decision 2012- Queen vs CCR 10/17

Maybe your eyes were glued to the debate last night. It was a heated battle between President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. Either way we want you to focus on what may matter to you the most: The Music. Oldiez 96.1 wants to know who’s the biggest hit maker of all time, who should be the next President of Oldiez 96.1? Cast your vote with “Central New York’s Greatest Hit Maker Decision 2012”. Here’s today’s (10/17) candidates. 

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Queen’s Brian May Says Freddie Mercury Biopic Is ‘On Course’

Few rockers have lived a life as deserving of a biopic as Queen's Freddie Mercury. Apparently, people in Hollywood agree, because yesterday (Oct. 10) guitarist Brian May spilled the news that such a film is in the works.

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