We remember Freddie Mercury. ‘Freddie The Great’

This day (November 24, 1991), in Kensington, London, England, died Mr.Farrokh Bulsara a.k.a Freddie Mercury, British singer, lead vocalist of QueenTracklist : 1 . Living On My Own(1993) 2 . Keep Yourself Alive (w/ Queen, 1973) 3 . Killer Queen (w/ Queen, Top Of The Pops, 1974) 4 . Bohemian Rhapsody (w/ Queen, Odeon Hammersmith, 1975) 5 . You Take My Breath Away (Hyde Park, 1976) 6 . We are the…

Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe greet the Olympic flag (1988)

October 8, 1988 - Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe will perform three songs - that is "Barcelona", "How Can I Go On" and "The Golden Boy" - for "La Nit Festival" organized to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic flag from Seoul at Placa de Carles Buigas at Montjuic Park in Barcelona, Spain

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Freddie Mercury, Josh Groban, Yusuf / Cat Stevens, Arno, Tom Waits, Don Henley, Bruce Hornsby, Seu Jorge, Michael Hutchence, Enrique Iglesias, Mika, Boy George

Queen release their fourth album : ‘A Night at the Opera’ featuring ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (1975)

Queen's 'A Night at the Opera' is their fourth studio album co-produced with Roy Thomas Baker and released on November 21, 1975 by EMI / Elektra.1 . Death On Two Legs (London, 1979) 2 . Death On Two Legs 3 . I'm In Love With My Car (Official Video) 4 . I'm In Love With My Car (Live, 12/26/79) 5 . You're My Best Friend (Official Video) 6 . You're My Best Friend (Hammersmith, 1979) 7 . '39 8 .…

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Rod Stewart, Don Henley, Lisa Stansfield, Queen, Prince, Phil Collins, INXS, Bruce Hornsby, Paul McCartney, Ricchi e Poveri, Joe Walsh, Dionne Warwick, Luther Vandross

Queen release their seventh album : ‘Jazz’ featuring ‘Bicycle Race’ and ‘Fat Bottomed Girls’ (1978)

Queen's 'Jazz' is their seventh studio album co-produced by Roy Thomas Baker and released on November 10, 1978 by EMI Parlophone / Elektra.1 . Fat Bottomed Girls (Official Video) 2 . Fat Bottomed Girls (Live) 3 . Bicycle Race (Official Video) 4 . If You Can't Beat Them (Paris, 1979) 5 . Let Me Entertain You (Montreal) 6 . Dreamers Ball (Live, 3/1/79) 7 . Don't Stop Me Now (Official Video) Track…

Queen release their third album : ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ featuring ‘Killer Queen’ and ‘Now I’m Here’ (1974)

Queen's 'Sheer Heart Attack' is their third studio album produced by Roy Thomas Baker and released on November 8, 1974 by EMI / Elektra Records1 . Killer Queen (Top Of The Pops, 1974) 2 . Killer Queen (Earl's Court, London, 1977) 3 . Now I'm Here (Official Video) 4 . Now I'm Here (Montreal) 5 . Stone Cold Crazy (The Rainbow) 6 . In The Lap Of The Gods (Odeon Hammersmith, 1975) Track Listing :…

Parlophone publish Queen’s fifteenth and final album : ‘Made in Heaven’ (1995)

Queen's 'Made in Heaven' is their fifteenth and final studio album released on November 6, 1995 by Parlophone / Hollywood Records fouryears after Freddie Mercury's death1 . Made In Heaven (Official Video) 2 . I Was Born To Love You 3 . Heaven For Everyone (Official Video) 4 . You Don't Fool Me 5 . A Winter's Tale (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.It'S A Beautiful Day (Freddie Mercury, John…

Queen release ‘News of the World,’ their sixth album featuring ‘We Will Rock You’ and ‘We Are the Champions’ (1977)

Queen's 'News of the World' feat. 'We Will Rock You' & 'We Are the Champions' is their sixth studio album released on October 28,1977 by EMI, Parlophone / Elektra. 1 . We Will Rock You (Official Video) 2 . We Will Rock You (Montreal, 1981) 3 . We Are The Champions (Official Video) 4 . We Are The Champions (Montreal) 5 . Sheer Heart Attack (Houston, Texas, 1977) 6 . Spread Your Wings (Official…

Paul Rodgers joins Queen (2008)

September 12, 2008 - Paul Rodgers of Free / Bad Company fame will take Freddie Mercury's seat with Queen for their "Anti AIDS" free show at Freedom Square in Kharkiv, Ukrain<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Queen-The-Game-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Queen's "The Game" feat. “Another One Bites the Dust”' width='190' height='161'/>

Happy Birthday Robert Plant. ‘The Life Of Plant’

This day (August 20, 1948), in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, is born Robert Anthony Plant simply known as Robert Plant, English singer-songwriter, co-founder of Led ZeppelinTracklist : 1 . Dazed And Confused (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1969) 2 . The Battle of Evermore (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1971) 3 . That’s The Way (w/ Led Zeppelin, Earl Court, 1975) 4 . Kashmir(w/ Led Zeppelin) 5 . Burning Down One…

Happy Birthday Brian May

July 19, 1947 - Brian May, English musician and singer, lead guitarist of Queen is 75. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Love Of My Life (w/ Freddie Mercury, "Queen Rock Montreal" Movie) 2 . Bohemian Rhapsody Guitar Solo Lesson 3 . Resurrection (Official Video) 4 . w/ Queen & Luciano Pavarotti - Too Much Love Will Kill You 5 . w/ Queen, Roger Daltrey & Tony Iommi - I Want It All (1992)…

EMI publish ‘Queen,’ their self-titled debut album (1973)

'Queen' is their eponymous debut studio album recorded in London and released on July 13, 1973 by EMI.1 . Keep Yourself Alive (Official Video) 2 . Doin' All Right (Earl's Court, '77) 3 . Great King Rat (Vienna, Austria, 1984) 4 . Liar (Official Video) 5 . Modern Times Rock 'n' Roll (Live) 6 . Seven Seas of Rhye (Live, 1974) 7 . Seven seas of Rhye / Tear it up (Wembley, 11-07-1986) 8 . Queen Keep…

Queen release ‘The Game’ featuring ‘Another One Bites the Dust’ and ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’ (1980)

Queen's 'The Game' feat. 'Another One Bites the Dust' & 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' is their eighth studio album released on June 30, 1980 by EMI.1 . Play The Game (Official Video) 2 . Play The Game (Milton Keynes Bowl, 1982) 3 . Dragon Attack 4 . Dragon Attack (Milton Keynes Bowl, 1982) 5 . Another One Bites the Dust (Official Video) 6 . Need Your Loving Tonight 7 . Need Your Loving…

143 Records publish ‘Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden’ (2009)

'Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden' is his third live album recorded In 2008 at MSG in New York City and released on June 16, 2009 by 143 Records.1 . Me & Mrs. Jones (Madison Square Garden) 2 . Trailer 3 . Everything (Madison Square Garden) 4 . I've got the world on a string (Madison Square Garden) 5 . I'm your man (Madison Square Garden) Track Listing : 1.I'M Your Man (Leonard…

Queen release ‘A Kind of Magic’ based on movie ‘Highlander’ soundtrack (1986)

Queen's 'A Kind of Magic' is their twelfth studio album recorded in Munich, Montreux and London and released on 2 June 1986 by EMI / Parlophone. 1 . One Vision (Official Video) 2 . One Vision (Wembley) 3 . A Kind of Magic (Official Video) 4 . Friends Will Be Friends (Official Video) 5 . Who Wants To Live Forever (Official Video) 6 . Don't Lose Your Head (Highlander, Endgame) 7 . Princes Of The…

Parlophone publish Queen’s thirteenth album : ‘The Miracle’ (1989)

Queen's 'The Miracle' is their thirteenth studio album recorded in 1988 and released on May 22, 1989 by Parlophone / Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Party (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon) - 02:24 . 2.Khashoggi'S Ship (Queen) - 02:47 . 3.The Miracle (Freddie Mercury, John Deacon) - 05:02 . 4.I Want It All (Brian May) - 04:41 . 5.The Invisible Man (Roger Taylor) - 03:55 . 6.Breakthru (Freddie…

Queen release their tenth album : ‘Hot Space’ featuring ‘Under Pressure’ with David Bowie (1982)

Queen's 'Hot Space' is their tenth studio album featuring 'Under Pressure' with David Bowie) released on May 21, 1982 by EMI / Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Staying Power (Freddie Mercury) - 04:10 . 2.Dancer (Brian May) - 03:46 . 3.Back Chat (John Deacon) - 04:31 . 4.Body Language (Freddie Mercury) - 04:29 . 5.Action This Day (Roger Taylor) - 03:33 . 6.Put Out The Fire (Brian May) - 03:15 . 7.Life…

David Bowie, George Michael, Elton John et al join Queen (1992)

April 20, 1992 - Extreme, Def Leppard, Spinal Tap, Guns N' Roses, Joe Elliot, Zucchero, Gary Cherone, Tony Iommi, James Hetfield, Robert Plant, Paul Young, Seal, Lisa Stansfield, Ian Hunter, David Bowie, Mick Ronson, George Michael, Elton John. They all will join the remaining members of Queen to pay tribute to Freddie Mercury at Wembley Stadium in London

Happy Birthday Lisa Stansfield. ‘All Around Lisa’

This day (April 11, 1966), in Heywood, Lancashire, England, is born Lisa Stansfield an English singer.Digest Tracklist : Never Ever (2018) . Billionaire (2018) . Love Supreme (2015) . Can'T Dance (2014) . If I Hadn´T Got You (2011) . w/ Clifford Slapper On Piano, London (2010) . Never Never Gonna Give You Up (2005) . Treat Me Like A Woman (2004) . Live At Ronnie Scott'S (2002) . Let'S Just Call…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

‘Queen II’ is (you guessed it) Queen’s second studio album (1974)

'Queen II' is their second studio album co-produced by Roy Thomas Baker and Robin Cable and released on March 8, 1974 by EMI / Parlophone / Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Procession (Brian May) - 01:12 . 2.Father To Son (Brian May) - 06:14 . 3.White Queen (Brian May) - 04:34 . 4.Some Day One Day (Brian May) - 04:23 . 5.The Loser In The End (Roger Taylor) - 04:02 . 6.Ogre Battle (Freddie Mercury)…

EMI publish ‘The Works’ by Queen featuring ‘Radio Ga Ga’ and ‘I Want to Break Free’ (1984)

Queen's 'The Works' feat. 'Radio Ga Ga' & 'I Want to Break Free' is their eleventh studio album released on February 27, 1984 by EMI.Track Listing : 1.Radio Ga Ga (Roger Taylor) - 05:44 . 2.Tear It Up (Brian May) - 03:28 . 3.It'S A Hard Life (Freddie Mercury) - 04:08 . 4.Man On The Prowl (Freddie Mercury) - 03:28 . 5.Machines (Or 'Back To Humans') (Brian May, Roger Taylor) - 05:10 . 6.I Want…

143 Records publish ‘Michael Bublé’, his eponymous and third album featuring ‘How Can You Mend a Broken Heart’ and ‘Kissing A Fool’ (2003)

'Michael Bublé' is his self-titled third studio album by Michael Bublé released on February 11, 2003 by 143 Records.Track Listing : 1.Fever (Eddie Cooley, Otis Blackwell) - 03:51 . 2.Moondance (Van Morrison) - 04:13 . 3.Kissing A Fool (George Michael) - 04:34 . 4.For Once In My Life (Ron Miller, Orlando Murden) - 02:32 . 5.How Can You Mend A Broken Heart (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:54 .…

We remember David Bowie. ‘Just For One Day’

This day (January 10, 2016), in New York City, died David Robert Jones a.k.a. David Bowie, an English singer, songwriter and actorTracklist : Tonight (1964) . Space Oddity (Live, 1969) . Starman (1972) . The Jean Genie (1973 Top of the Pops) . Rebel Rebel (1974) . Young Americans (U.S. TV Ad, 1975) . Fame (Cher Show, 1975) . TVC 15 (Paris, 1976) . Heroes (Dutch TV, 1977) . Station To Station…

Queen perform for Cambodian victims (1979)

December 26, 1979 - Queen and its flamboyant singer Freddie Mercury take part in "Concert For The People Of Kampuchea". at the Hammersmith Odeon in London More Info<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Queen-The-Game-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Queen's "The Game" feat. “Another One Bites the Dust”' width='190' height='161'/>

Queen release their fifth album : ‘A Day at the Races’ featuring ‘Somebody to Love’ (1976)

Queen's 'A Day at the Races' is their fifth studio album named after a Marx Brothers film and released on December 10, 1976.Track Listing : 1.Tie Your Mother Down (Brian May) - 04:48 . 2.You Take My Breath Away (Freddie Mercury) - 05:09 . 3.Long Away (Brian May) - 03:34 . 4.The Millionaire Waltz (Freddie Mercury) - 04:54 . 5.You And I (John Deacon) - 03:25 . 6.Somebody To Love (Freddie Mercury) -…

Queen play Knebworth (1986)

August 9, 1986 - Queen top the bill at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, UK More Info<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Queen-The-Game-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Queen's "The Game" feat. “Another One Bites the Dust”' width='190' height='161'/>

Happy Birthday Robert Cray. ‘Cray One (More)’

This day (August 1, 1953), in Columbus, Georgia, is born Robert Cray, an American blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Shiver (2019) 2 . I'll Always Remember You (2018) 3 . You Must Believe in Yourself (2017) 4 . Time Makes Two (2015) 5 . Poor Johnny (2013) 6 . I'm Done Cryin' (2012) 7 . Smoking Gun 8 . Sittin On Top Of The World (2008) 9 . Will You Think Of Me (2000) 10 . There'S Nothing…

Nile, Danube. Blues Are The Rivers

From 'Goin' to Sit Down on the Banks of the River' to 'Watching The River Flow', we have mixed 19 'Mostly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Rivers'. It has Louis Armstrong, Roscoe Holcomb, Bo Diddley, Blind Gary Davis and many more.