Tag Archives: Queen

Jailhouse Rock: Elvis Presley; Queen; ZZ Top

Hello there! This is the fourth installment in our new feature: “Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies.” Here we discuss a famous song that makes an important contribution to a movie. We also review the artist(s) who performed the … Continue reading

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The Great Pretender: Tony Williams and The Platters; Sam Cooke; Freddie Mercury

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song The Great Pretender. This is a lovely pop tune from the mid-50s. We will start with the original song by The Platters, and then we will review covers from Sam … Continue reading

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Somebody To Love: Queen; George Michael; cast of ‘Glee’

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Somebody To Love. This is one of the great ‘anthem-rock’ songs by Queen. We will start with the original and then we will review covers from George Michael, and also … Continue reading

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