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Song Spotlight: Queen - She Makes Me (Stormtrooper In Stilettos)

She Makes Me (Stormtrooper In Stilettos) is one of the most unusual songs in the Queen catalog.  For a band as eclectic as Queen that is saying a lot. 531 more words


Prof. Brian Cox in a right 'Carry on'

A press briefing in Cheshire, called by The British Astronomical Association, had to be abandoned because it descended into total farce, as both the keynote speaker and assembled press fell into fits of uncontrollable smutty giggling. 165 more words


Beyond the bathroom reading

Ace Frehley played at our local Memorial Day weekend festival on Friday night. I didn’t go. Didn’t want to stand for a few hours on a staggeringly hot evening. 437 more words


b side of the day

Two monster hits on one 45 by one monster band. At the time, Queen was one of the biggest bands in the world. Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor were Queen. 30 more words


Great King Rat Died, Queen Was Born

Of course I’m referring to the third song on Queen’s debut album, which turns 45 later this year:

“Great King Rat died today,
Born on the twenty-first of May,

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Queen For a Day

It’s rare for me to be excited about discovering and recommending music these days, but I’m pleased to spread the word about an album that has recently struck me as David Bowie and Pink Floyd together journeying to see Rush open for Deep Purple, while… 567 more words