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Posted: 13 Jul 05, 05:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

some of the songs which, after listening to countless bootlegs, I think were Queen's best in a live setting...

Now I'm Here........the quintessential Queen live song, in my opinion.....great drumming, great guitar, and I love the vocal improvs Freddie did at times on that one.....and I love the mix of this with Dragon Attack (as on On Fire)

Save Me......especially the 12-8-80 Wembley version with Brian on piano for quite a while! I also think its kind of cool that Freddie takes over on piano after Brian picks up the RS....

White Queen....awesome guitar/piano solo in the middle, and I like Brian's use of echoes there...

Dont Stop Me Now....seems to have a bit more energy when played live.....why did they stop playing this one (and White Queen) after just a few tours?

Somebody To Love.....a real Freddie showcase there, especially the On Fire version....


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Posted: 13 Jul 05, 07:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i always thought who wants to live forever was great live, much preffered it to the studio version.




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

Thats a good one (Who Wants), but it doesnt rank up there to me.....with the others I mentioned....

Also, I'd have to add Liar to the list as well......



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

The King Of Rhye wrote:

Thats a good one (Who Wants), but it doesnt rank up there to me.....with the others I mentioned....

Also, I'd have to add Liar to the list as well......



yes i know but you had already mentioned my favourites, white queen, save me and somebody to love.

also most of the hot space songs sound much better live action this day back chat etc


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Posted: 14 Jul 05, 02:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

dimcyril wrote:

The King Of Rhye wrote:

Thats a good one (Who Wants), but it doesnt rank up there to me.....with the others I mentioned....

Also, I'd have to add Liar to the list as well......



yes i know but you had already mentioned my favourites, white queen, save me and somebody to love.

also most of the hot space songs sound much better live action this day back chat etc


OH, that is very true.....I really love Staying Power from On Fire, as well.....and Back Chat....is it just me, or does the middle part of that sound kinda Rush-like?.....or maybe I am just thinking too much.....

also I would have to add Brighton Rock too.......not merely as an excuse for a guitar solo. but I just love that song.....great riffs (Brian really showing his odd timing of riffs if ya know what I mean) and a great chorus.....and to go back to that Dec 8 1980 Wembley show again......I just gotta love that KYA/guitar-drum solo/Flash Medley/Brighton Rock reprise :D


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