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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 12:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

We all know that The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Jimi Hendrix are obviously in this group, but are there any others we can think of? Here are a couple I've thought of lately, now that I've gotten into these two great bands:

Bad Company - listen to I Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, and then listen to Queen's Feelings.

Yes - compare the chord progression and style of I've Seen All Good People (Your Move) to Queen's Doing All Right. In the same vein as ISAGP, Doing All Right has a light part at the beginning, and a completely contrasting, heavier part later on. Queen played many shows with Yes in the early days, and it seems that Yes must have influenced Queen's early material, especially in terms of vocal harmonies.

Any thoughts or additions?



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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 12:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the middle-section of GET DOWN MAKE LOVE is definitely led zep's midddle to WHOLE LOTTA LOVE




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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 14:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<B><font color=#ff7f00>Brenski</B> wrote:

the middle-section of GET DOWN MAKE LOVE is definitely led zep's midddle to WHOLE LOTTA LOVE


I agree, whenever I hear Get Down Make Love it reminds me of Whole Lotta Love.

And In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited's fadeout seems reminiscent of Hey Jude by The Beatles.


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 20:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

that song is an anthem! its so good i read somewhere that cream were also an influence but hey i reckon most of the late 60s prog rock was a definate influence


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 20:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Black sabbath of course.


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 21:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Who, the Bee Gees, Pink Floyd, Genesis... but their biggest influence, imho, was Queen.


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 21:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Iam the one wrote:

Black sabbath of course.


Gag, I'm not a big fan of Black Sabbath...


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Posted: 21 Jan 05, 21:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Awesome-O _4000 wrote:

Iam the one wrote:

Black sabbath of course.


Gag, I'm not a big fan of Black Sabbath...


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Posted: 22 Jan 05, 01:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think in the 60's and 70's the bands used to influence between them, i'n not saying copy, just influence, it was the best era of music.


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Posted: 22 Jan 05, 18:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 22 Jan 05, 18:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

yeah queen used to do saturday night in there set its a pure rocker great lyrics... so ....un elton john me thinks


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Posted: 22 Jan 05, 19:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 23 Jan 05, 13:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Jacksons


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Posted: 23 Jan 05, 16:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

And don't forget "Beach Boys" and their vocals harmonies.


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Posted: 24 Jan 05, 07:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The old rock 'n' roll as well. Just look at all those covers they played in the early days (both with Queen as with the other projects).

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Posted: 24 Jan 05, 09:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Platters were a big influence on Freddie, and not because he decided to cover 'The Great Pretender'.

If you listen to songs from The Platters, you will notice that a lot of the background vocals are similar to Queen's. The only difference is that Queen gave those vocals and operatic edge.


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Posted: 24 Jan 05, 09:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I always thought that IT'S LATE sounds a bit like Free...
First album is full of references to The Who, Led Zeppelin...
So is the second one (especially in Brian's compositions- they are very influenced by Zeps III)... "You'Re My Best Friend sounds a bit like The Doobie Brothers, THE MILLIONAIRE WALTS always reminded me about ELO,
son And Daughter always sounded very Tony Iommi, Seven Seas Of Rhye and Now I'm Here- a bit like T.REX...
God- there's a lot!!!