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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 09:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This one is a good one and i just done some research on it

Name all Queen related songs and that includes any solo stuff that has a Place name, town or country in the title or lyrics

for example

Brighton Rock or Barcelona

I have the answers and will post them later but lets see who can get close to what i have written down

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 09:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Let Me Entertain You - Chicago, New Orleans, New York

Killer Queen - Paris

The Miracle - Sahara Desert

Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon - London, The Lourve

Good Old Fashion Lover Boy - The Ritz

Don't Stop Me Now - Mars

Bicyle Race- America, Vietnam, Watergate

Was It All Worth It - Bali

FM Solo - Mr Bad Guy - USA

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 09:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

jesus - bethlehem
now i'm here - america
seaside rendezvous - mediterranean


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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 10:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i was thinking of places on earth only, but i guess we can have planets as well

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 10:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Earth (Smile/Staffell song) = Earth
Cosmos Rockin' = The Universe (I think that pretty much covers everything)
Cowboys And Indians = USA, The Motor City (Detroit), Mars, East Coast & West Coast & the whole damn South, Louisana
New York, New York (Queen's cover) = New York
New York (Freddie solo) = New York

That's off the top of my head, which haven't been mentioned by other people yet. I'm sure there are others.

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 12:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

my fairy king - mother mercury

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 13:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If we're counting Earth and Mars, then we've got '39 and Gaga as well. Maybe Rhye if we can count fictional places.  Neptune (as a god) and the Nile in Lily of the Valley. Is the Nile a place or a thing?  Shrug.

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 13:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Chicago, New York, New Orleans - Let Me Entertain You.

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 15:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

CHEESES CRIPES!!! Would you PLEASE stick to mere Acronyms for .....(gulp) th.... th... for "TCR"...?

....i'm still trying to get over it.

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 18:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

All the things many of you hate!

Body Language
Delilah
Queen + Wyclef Jean
THE COSMOS ROCKS
Bicycle Race (1991 Vasquez Remix)
You Don't Fool Me (Remixes)
Queen vs The Miami Project
Queen + Vanguard
Rick Rubin Remixes
Dragon Attack (1991 RAK Remix)
Queen + Robbie Williams
Queen + Five

You'll never escape them!

Reap the pain.

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Posted: 09 Aug 10, 21:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

hey, am i the only person who likes dilillah, (i named my hamster after her XD LOL)

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 01:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 02:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ok heres the ones i have found and im sure there is probably more

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Lazing on sunday afternoon - london
Jesus - Bethlhem
The Miracle -  Sahara desert amongst others
Killer Queen - China
Brighton Rock - Brighton
Let Me Entertain you - Chicago
Lily of the valley - Nile
Seven Seas of Rhye
Was it all worth it - Bali
Now Im Here - America
Amandla - America Africa
Invincible hope - Port Elizabeth
Seaside Rendexvous - Mediteranean
Radio Gaga - Mars
Liar - Mercury

Brian May

All the way from Memphis
China Belle

Freddie

New York
Barcelona
La Japonaise
Mr Bad Guy - USA

Roger and the Cross

London Town come on down
No More Fun - Memphis and Liverpool
Racing in the street - LA
Revelations - Ukraine
The Key - Paris Brazil and Loch Ness
Cowboys and Indians - USA

Queen and Paul Rodgers

Cosmos Rocking - Panama Bondi and Miami

There may be some that i have missed so feel free to add to that

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 04:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lifetimefanofqueen wrote: hey, am i the only person who likes dilillah, (i named my hamster after her XD LOL)

Your not alone friend :D I think it's one of Queen's most cute songs.. I love it! Every song doesn't have to be taken too serious.. Though i still cry at the end of the song.. it's so sad...

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 12:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

To clarify, the "mother Mercury" line in "My Fairy King" is referring to the character's mother. Brian once tried to explain that during the writing/recording of the song, Freddie decided to change his name from Bulsara to Mercury and the line in the song was referring the mother of his new stage persona.* It sounds like Freddie was well into cross-pollinating the real world, established mythologies (Norse, Roman, Egyptian, etc) and his own Rhye mythology. In short, "mother Mercury" is not talking about the planet Mercury, but a (mythical) person.

Assuming  the character/Freddie's alter-ego is the actual Roman god Mercury, The Messenger, his mythical mother would have been Maia (whose name is the same in both Greek and Roman). Jupiter (or Zeus in the Greek Myth) was Mercury's father.

A little off-topic, but somewhat interesting: it's a good bet that some or most Rhye songs written by Freddie are sung from Mercury The Messenger's point of view, even if sung in the third person. One key is that Mercury, who's Greek equivilant was Hermes, was an orator (and god of orators). Orators carried news from all parts of the world and the telling ranged between straight up facts ("King so-and-so is dead") to embellished stories of great battles, people and places. Mercury The Messenger could witness events far and near and relay the information to the rest of the gods.

The planets, for those who didn't know, were named after the Roman gods, not the other way around.

Which brings us to "Lily Of The Valley" and the line "Neptune of the seas...". Neptune was the Roman god of the seas, storms and earthquakes. He was the brother of Jupiter. So, Mercury The Messenger is appealing to his uncle for an answer why the Lily Of The Valley doesn't know.

Why would the Lily Of The Valley know anything, you ask?

Well, the Lily Of The Valley is explicitly tied to May (Maia...remember her?), the month of rebirth (Spring), In legends, it heralds a return to happiness and peace, as it blooms only after great wars in the lands. The lyrics: "Wars will never cease...Is there time enough for peace?" should give you a clue as to Mercury The Messenger's plight, as he was sent to tell the King of Rhye he's lost his throne (presumably in this war) and seeks an answer as to when peace will arrive (the lack of bloom in the Lily Of The Valley tells him it won't be for a while, I guess).

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 12:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lifetimefanofqueen wrote: hey, am i the only person who likes dilillah, (i named my hamster after her XD LOL)

No !
Dont be browbeaten by cynical Queenzoners. ( although i know they're only expressing an opinion) 'Delilah ' is quite good.

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 12:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 16:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Roger Taylor'

Liverpool, Leeds, Miami -   Airheads


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Posted: 10 Aug 10, 22:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I guess there are still some missing, but this I will add:

Flash/Flash's Theme - Earth
Princes Of The Universe - Moon, Universe
Roger Taylor: Two Sharp Pencils - Dundee
Brian May: Starfleet - Gemini
The Cross: Old Men (Lay Down) - Russia, USA, Iran, China
Eddie Howell, Brian, Freddie: The Man From Manhattan - Manhattan

@ freddiefan91, did you just search through Queen/Solo stuff or also Collaborations like Peter Straker (Freddie): Alabama Song ?

@all: We gotta find at least one, he doesnt have on his list yet !!

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Posted: 11 Aug 10, 02:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It was just Queen and Solo stuff i looked through, didnt think about collabarations!!!