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Posted: 12 Mar 08, 10:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I was watching Liverpool play Milan the other day and the Liverpool fans were singing " we shall not, we shall not be moved" over and over, and I thought, could this be the inspiration for We will rock you? The two phrases are very similar. Probably been discussed before, but I am a little slow these days.

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Posted: 12 Mar 08, 12:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No: One was a rock anthem - the other a folk protest of the Vietnam war.
But, don't take my word for it - judge for yourself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aS1i-uui-Ic

Vs.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iikKzQwgBJc


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Posted: 12 Mar 08, 12:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

John S Stuart wrote:

No: One was a rock anthem - the other a folk protest of the Vietnam war.



I am sure you are right, but I bet more people ( in Europe)know we shall not be moved as a football anthem, not a folk protest song.


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Posted: 12 Mar 08, 12:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

John S Stuart wrote:

No: One was a rock anthem - the other a folk protest of the Vietnam war.



The traditional song "I Shall Not Be Moved" was adapted during the 1930s as a protest song and renamed "We Shall Not Be Moved"
"We Shall Not Be Moved" was used by people during workers' union movements in America and was then picked up by the 1960s African American Civil Rights movement.


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Posted: 12 Mar 08, 17:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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I WILL I WILL KEEL YOU!!!!


Barry George may well be innocent you sick mother******.


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Posted: 13 Mar 08, 05:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

We Will Rock You was inspired by football style chants.Thats why there's all the stomping of feet and clapping of hands in the air.Something which a football crowd do when their team is winning.Plus Brian has said so somewhere,i dont know where.That is why it is tied in with We Are The Champions.

Freddie admitted to being surprised that nobody had written a song like that before.That was designed for a football crowd type audience as well.Hands in the air.Swaying from side to side.Again,all the things a football crowd might do when their team is winning.


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Posted: 13 Mar 08, 06:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BarryBulsara wrote:

I WILL I WILL KEEL YOU!!!!

Do you have a serious mental problem ?