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Posted: 21 Jul 07, 18:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I recetly did a double Queen cd for my brother in law of 3 years. The only thing we had in common was that he was a T.Rex fan as teenager like me. Can't believe a T.Rex fan never progressed to Queen.

Anyways. I sat down and thought about it for a while and came up with this as a good startin point for Queen + solo stuff.

1. BO RHAP
2. GREAT KING RAT
3. UNDER PRESSURE
4. KILLER QUEEN
5. CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE
6. LIAR
7. MARCH OF THE BLACK QUEEN
8. I WANT IT ALL
9. RADIO GAGA
10. DON’T STOP ME NOW
11. IN ONLY 7 DAYS
12. BACKCHAT
13. SCANDAL
14. BRIGHTON ROCK
15. IS THIS THE WORLD WE CREATED
16. PROPHETS SONG
17. THE FAIRY FELLERS MASTERSTROKE
18. INNUENDO
19. THE SHOW MUST GO ON
20. WE WILL ROCK YOU
21. SOMEBODY TO LOVE
22. BARCELONA
23. FUTURE MANAGEMENT
24. I WAS BORN TO LOVE YOU
25. DRIVEN BY YOU
26. SPREAD YOUR WINGS
27. MY MELANCHOLY BLUES
28. LAS PALABRAS DE AMOR
29. COOL CAT
30. MAN ON THE PROWL
31. I GO CRAZY
32. HEAVEN FOR EVERYONE
33. MR BAD GUY
34. SAVE ME
35. FLASH
36. YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND
37. LIVING ON MY OWN (DANCE REISSUE)
38. NOW I’M HERE
39. TIE YOUR MOTHER DOWN
40. HEADLONG

Not sayting it's perfect by any means but anyone new to the music wouldn't go far wrong with this collection.



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Posted: 21 Jul 07, 19:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here's my 3 cents, minus songs from Greatest Hits and Queen Rocks:

1 Son and Daughter
2 Liar
3 The March Of The Black Queen
4 White Queen
5 Ogre Battle
6 Bring Back That Leroy Brown
7 In The Lap of The Gods...revisited
8 Sweet Lady
9 '39
10 You and I
11 The Millionaire Waltz
12 Spread Your Wings
13 My Melancholy Blues
14 Sleeping On The Sidewalk
15 Mustapha
16 Let Me Entertain You
17 Dead On Time
18 Dragon Attack
19 Need Your Loving Tonight
20 The Hero
21 Action This Day
22 I Go Crazy
23 Gimme The Prize (Kurgan's Theme)
24 Hang On In There
25 Scandal
26 Khashoggi's Ship
27 All God's People
28 Ride The Wild Wind
29 Don't Try So Hard
30 Mother Love
31 I Was Born To Love You
32 Now I'm Here (live Xmas 75)
33 Liar (live Xmas 75)
34 Medley (Live Killers)
35 Don't Stop Me Now (Live Killers)
36 Staying Power (Live at the Bowl)
37 Fat Bottomed Girls (Live at the Bowl)
38 Bohemian Rhapsody (Live at the Bowl)
39 Tie Your Mother Down (Live at Wembley)
40 We Are The Champions (Live at Wembley)


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Posted: 21 Jul 07, 21:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LoL, I noticed to get friends hooked on Queen you need to give 'em the catchy stuff first, and then they'll get the rest. They've already heard Another One Bites The Dust, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, etc.... so there's no need to put them on. These are basically what I play to them, but I don't burn CD's for them.... I play these songs and/or some others, and then they love it, so I usually make them go out and buy Queen, or I'll sell them my extra albums or singles.

1. I Want It All
2. Headlong
3. Dancer
4. The Hitman
5. A Kind Of Magic (Highlander Version)
6. Radio GaGa
7. Tear It Up
8. Khashoggi's Ship
9. Hammer To Fall
10. Play The Game
11. I Want To Break Free
12. Put Out The Fire
13. One Vision
14. Scandal
15. Breakthru
16. I Was Born To Love You
17. Living On My Own
18. Don't Stop Me Now


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Posted: 22 Jul 07, 04:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

.*.Messenger: Jake Pyndle.*. wrote:

LoL, I noticed to get friends hooked on Queen you need to give 'em the catchy stuff first, and then they'll get the rest. They've already heard Another One Bites The Dust, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, etc.... so there's no need to put them on. These are basically what I play to them, but I don't burn CD's for them.... I play these songs and/or some others, and then they love it, so I usually make them go out and buy Queen, or I'll sell them my extra albums or singles.

1. I Want It All
2. Headlong
3. Dancer
4. The Hitman
5. A Kind Of Magic (Highlander Version)
6. Radio GaGa
7. Tear It Up
8. Khashoggi's Ship
9. Hammer To Fall
10. Play The Game
11. I Want To Break Free
12. Put Out The Fire
13. One Vision
14. Scandal
15. Breakthru
16. I Was Born To Love You
17. Living On My Own
18. Don't Stop Me Now


They don't like anything before 1978?!? :( And I guess "Dancer" wouldn't have been my first thought for a Queen compilation, but it's interesting :)


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Posted: 22 Jul 07, 10:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I looked over some of these lists and I don't think the likes of "The Hitman" "Dancer" "Man On The Prowl", etc isn't going to convert too many people to Queen fans......LoL


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Posted: 22 Jul 07, 11:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=red> queen 2 wrote:

Yeah... I've GOT to put stuff like We Will Rock You, ect. on there so that it won't be THAT weird of an experience for them. You've got to give them the poppy stuff, you can't just give them March of the Black Queen!


You never answered my question. Are you really 12!?


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Posted: 22 Jul 07, 15:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

goinback wrote:

.*.Messenger: Jake Pyndle.*. wrote:

LoL, I noticed to get friends hooked on Queen you need to give 'em the catchy stuff first, and then they'll get the rest. They've already heard Another One Bites The Dust, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, etc.... so there's no need to put them on. These are basically what I play to them, but I don't burn CD's for them.... I play these songs and/or some others, and then they love it, so I usually make them go out and buy Queen, or I'll sell them my extra albums or singles.

1. I Want It All
2. Headlong
3. Dancer
4. The Hitman
5. A Kind Of Magic (Highlander Version)
6. Radio GaGa
7. Tear It Up
8. Khashoggi's Ship
9. Hammer To Fall
10. Play The Game
11. I Want To Break Free
12. Put Out The Fire
13. One Vision
14. Scandal
15. Breakthru
16. I Was Born To Love You
17. Living On My Own
18. Don't Stop Me Now


They don't like anything before 1978?!? :( And I guess "Dancer" wouldn't have been my first thought for a Queen compilation, but it's interesting :)


I've included really catchy and rememberable things to people who can't seem to understand music. I don't think many people around here would understand things like Fairy Fellers Master Stroke or Brighton Rock.

I'm going for the catchy stuff and, I would of included stuff like Keep Yourself Alive on the list, but everyone around here has heard it because they play it all the time on the radio which I think is because it was like a hit here in the 70s. I shouldn't even included Radio Ga Ga because it used to be on the classic rock station's commercial as like their 'anthem'.. haha.

If people my age were more musically educated in this area instead of liking rap, or country, or Green Day which is basically what everyone likes around here, except for the reclusive people who like My Chemical Romance (which is a great band in my opinion), well, I'd hand them Queen II.

But the way people are around here, for example people who enjoy rap, I'd play Hot Space to them and they'd really love it, think it's the best album they've heard by a rock band.

And like I said, once they hear this stuff, they'll want to know more about Queen. One of my friends who is a country music fanatic, has Freddie Mercury's 'TIME' in his music profile, for everyone to listen to.


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Posted: 22 Jul 07, 15:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lyricalassasin_77 wrote:

I looked over some of these lists and I don't think the likes of "The Hitman" "Dancer" "Man On The Prowl", etc isn't going to convert too many people to Queen fans......LoL


Well, I've done it, it depends on who you play it to. Don't play The Hitman or Man On The Prowl to any female friends.... they just won't enjoy it. Bring out Dancer or a lot of things on Hot Space, like Body Language, and you wouldn't believe the action you can get, because they finally understand SOMETHING you like, instead of saying "You like rap? Oh I like 50 cent, he's so hot!" and then you play Hot Space, and their like "Holy Shit!"

In my area, country and rap is the top music scene here... BUT, there's a small bit of hard rock, metal.... and a bit of Green Day too. I've had a couple people who sing in local bands over to my house and they were blown away with Freddie's vocals on The Hitman and a ton of other stuff he did, included earlier songs.


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Posted: 22 Jul 07, 15:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=red> queen 2 wrote:

Yeah... I've GOT to put stuff like We Will Rock You, ect. on there so that it won't be THAT weird of an experience for them. You've got to give them the poppy stuff, you can't just give them March of the Black Queen!


In your age groupd I'd agree. In my age group, I'd not add the We Will Rock You and other known songs.

Playing March Of The Black Queen would make them think I'd put something in their drinks lol..


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Posted: 22 Jul 07, 16:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


I've included really catchy and rememberable things to people who can't seem to understand music. I don't think many people around here would understand things like Fairy Fellers Master Stroke or Brighton Rock.

I'm going for the catchy stuff and, I would of included stuff like Keep Yourself Alive on the list, but everyone around here has heard it because they play it all the time on the radio which I think is because it was like a hit here in the 70s. I shouldn't even included Radio Ga Ga because it used to be on the classic rock station's commercial as like their 'anthem'.. haha.

If people my age were more musically educated in this area instead of liking rap, or country, or Green Day which is basically what everyone likes around here, except for the reclusive people who like My Chemical Romance (which is a great band in my opinion), well, I'd hand them Queen II.

But the way people are around here, for example people who enjoy rap, I'd play Hot Space to them and they'd really love it, think it's the best album they've heard by a rock band.

And like I said, once they hear this stuff, they'll want to know more about Queen. One of my friends who is a country music fanatic, has Freddie Mercury's 'TIME' in his music profile, for everyone to listen to.


Yeah that's a good point actually.


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Posted: 23 Jul 07, 16:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ah, that's the problem these days. Hits.

One thing that always kept me faithful to Queen was that the next album was going to be ENTIRELY listenable. If I would have just gotten 'Greatest Hits' and 'Best Of', I probably would have dismissed them as another great arena rock act, a la Zeppelin, Who, etc.

My advice to you is stop burning Queen Greatest Hits Anthologies. Buy them a full album. Otherwise, you're kinda doing a dis-service by only letting them see certain sides of Queen you deem worthy.

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Posted: 23 Jul 07, 16:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Live cuts
1. We will rock you (BBC)
2. Calling all girls (Live)
3. Ogre battle (Hammersmith Odeon 1975)
4. White Queen (Hammersmith Odeon 1975)
5. In the lap of the gods (The Rainbow)
6. Killer Queen (The Rainbow 1974)
7. March of the Black Queen (The Rainbow 1975)
8. Bring back that Leroy Brown (The Rainbow)
9. Liar (Hammersmith Odeon 1975)
10. Keep your self alive (Live killers)
11. Play the game (Fire at the bowl)
12. Staying power (Fire at the bowl)
13. Somebody to love (Earl’s court 1977)
14. Death on two legs (Earl’s court 1977)
15. Save me (Fire at the bowl)
16. Spread your wings (Live killers)
17. Under pressure (Budapest 1986)
18. Bohemian rhapsody (Fire at the bowl)
19. In the lap of the gods revisited (The Rainbow 1974)
20. Crazy little thing called love (Fire at the bowl)



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Posted: 23 Jul 07, 17:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Studio cuts
1. The night comes down
2. Tenement funster
3. Flick of the wrist
4. Lilly of the valley
5. You’re my best friend
6. Prophet’s song
7. Love of my life
8. Tie your mother down
9. Long away
10. Good old fashion lover boy
11. All dead, all dead
12. Dead on time
13. Dragon attack
14. Need your loving tonight
15. Coming soon
16. Hammer to fall
17. Was it all worth it
18. Headlong
19. Don’t try so hard
20. Show must go on



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Posted: 25 Jul 07, 10:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

.*.Messenger: Jake Pyndle.*. wrote:

goinback wrote:

.*.Messenger: Jake Pyndle.*. wrote:

LoL, I noticed to get friends hooked on Queen you need to give 'em the catchy stuff first, and then they'll get the rest. They've already heard Another One Bites The Dust, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, etc.... so there's no need to put them on. These are basically what I play to them, but I don't burn CD's for them.... I play these songs and/or some others, and then they love it, so I usually make them go out and buy Queen, or I'll sell them my extra albums or singles.

1. I Want It All
2. Headlong
3. Dancer
4. The Hitman
5. A Kind Of Magic (Highlander Version)
6. Radio GaGa
7. Tear It Up
8. Khashoggi's Ship
9. Hammer To Fall
10. Play The Game
11. I Want To Break Free
12. Put Out The Fire
13. One Vision
14. Scandal
15. Breakthru
16. I Was Born To Love You
17. Living On My Own
18. Don't Stop Me Now


They don't like anything before 1978?!? :( And I guess "Dancer" wouldn't have been my first thought for a Queen compilation, but it's interesting :)


I've included really catchy and rememberable things to people who can't seem to understand music. I don't think many people around here would understand things like Fairy Fellers Master Stroke or Brighton Rock.

I'm going for the catchy stuff and, I would of included stuff like Keep Yourself Alive on the list, but everyone around here has heard it because they play it all the time on the radio which I think is because it was like a hit here in the 70s. I shouldn't even included Radio Ga Ga because it used to be on the classic rock station's commercial as like their 'anthem'.. haha.

If people my age were more musically educated in this area instead of liking rap, or country, or Green Day which is basically what everyone likes around here, except for the reclusive people who like My Chemical Romance (which is a great band in my opinion), well, I'd hand them Queen II.

But the way people are around here, for example people who enjoy rap, I'd play Hot Space to them and they'd really love it, think it's the best album they've heard by a rock band.

And like I said, once they hear this stuff, they'll want to know more about Queen. One of my friends who is a country music fanatic, has Freddie Mercury's 'TIME' in his music profile, for everyone to listen to.


Do you know what "Fairy Feller's Masterstroke" is about? I saw you said other's would have a hard time understanding it but do you? LoL


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Posted: 25 Jul 07, 17:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lyricalassasin_77 wrote:

.*.Messenger: Jake Pyndle.*. wrote:

goinback wrote:

.*.Messenger: Jake Pyndle.*. wrote:

LoL, I noticed to get friends hooked on Queen you need to give 'em the catchy stuff first, and then they'll get the rest. They've already heard Another One Bites The Dust, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, etc.... so there's no need to put them on. These are basically what I play to them, but I don't burn CD's for them.... I play these songs and/or some others, and then they love it, so I usually make them go out and buy Queen, or I'll sell them my extra albums or singles.

1. I Want It All
2. Headlong
3. Dancer
4. The Hitman
5. A Kind Of Magic (Highlander Version)
6. Radio GaGa
7. Tear It Up
8. Khashoggi's Ship
9. Hammer To Fall
10. Play The Game
11. I Want To Break Free
12. Put Out The Fire
13. One Vision
14. Scandal
15. Breakthru
16. I Was Born To Love You
17. Living On My Own
18. Don't Stop Me Now


They don't like anything before 1978?!? :( And I guess "Dancer" wouldn't have been my first thought for a Queen compilation, but it's interesting :)


I've included really catchy and rememberable things to people who can't seem to understand music. I don't think many people around here would understand things like Fairy Fellers Master Stroke or Brighton Rock.

I'm going for the catchy stuff and, I would of included stuff like Keep Yourself Alive on the list, but everyone around here has heard it because they play it all the time on the radio which I think is because it was like a hit here in the 70s. I shouldn't even included Radio Ga Ga because it used to be on the classic rock station's commercial as like their 'anthem'.. haha.

If people my age were more musically educated in this area instead of liking rap, or country, or Green Day which is basically what everyone likes around here, except for the reclusive people who like My Chemical Romance (which is a great band in my opinion), well, I'd hand them Queen II.

But the way people are around here, for example people who enjoy rap, I'd play Hot Space to them and they'd really love it, think it's the best album they've heard by a rock band.

And like I said, once they hear this stuff, they'll want to know more about Queen. One of my friends who is a country music fanatic, has Freddie Mercury's 'TIME' in his music profile, for everyone to listen to.


Do you know what "Fairy Feller's Masterstroke" is about? I saw you said other's would have a hard time understanding it but do you? LoL


It's about a painting. What's so funny? Do you think I'm some 'new' fan who just has the greatest hits and downloads off of limewire and is obsessed with Freddie's death? But anyway, no, it's not my favorite song, and I rarely play it. I think it's a bit cheesy. I do have a friend who likes that song though and everytime I do play that song, he and his boyfriend dress up as fairies and start prancing around the room. That's the only laugh I get out of it.


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