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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 12:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Anne of Ballyratshire shall be playing the mouth harp and cowbell for Queen + Paul Rodgers in New Jersey. The cowbell will be featured on such classics as "Tie Your Mother Down" and "The Show Must Go On", while the mouth harp and kazoo will make appearances on "Radio Ga Ga" and numerous other songs. I will also have a 15 minute cowbell solo session, immediately after Roger's drum solo. Both Brian and Roger have forfeited portions from their solos so that I may grace the stage for an extended amount of time, wooing and wowing the audience with my classical performance of the cowbell. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Our official promo photo has been posted on my profile.

God bless,
Anne
The Dutchess of Ballyratshire



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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 12:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I will be featured on the triangle during Wishing Well.. See you there!

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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 13:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Erin,

Lord have mercy! Sounds like we've got us a REAL live band! How lucky we are! We're going to blow Paul Rodgers out of the friggin' water!

Hugs and cowbells - Anne


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 13:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Did I mention the washboard solo?

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

Well, while we're on the subject, I might as well announce that I will playing accordion during a new song Roger & I have been working on -- "I'm In Love With My Accordion"

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

Shay,

I absolutely can't wait! I'm a maestro of the cowbell, Erin is quite good on triangle and washboard (she's from South Carolina, so I'm only assuming as much) and I am just hoping and praying that you can really give hell to an accordion.

I'm in the process of trying to convince Roger, Brian and Paul to simply change the name of the tour to Queen + Friends, so that the tour title accomodates our presence.

Erin, I truly hope that Brian also allows us to blend together the sounds of South Carolina and the rolling hills of the Welsh countryside in a song that I propose come immediately after Radio Ga Ga. No telling what we could come up with - you play washboard, I play the harp? Hell, the possibilities are endless.

So exciting. The Meadowlands will be one hell of a night to remember!

The Duthcess forever and always - Anne


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 13:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

SA of Ballyratshire wrote:

Erin is quite good on triangle (she's from South Carolina, so I'm only assuming as much)


I'm best on the jug, though.. Here's some of the members of my band..

http://andalusiajugband.com/Piclethead-21.JPG

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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 13:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Erin,

That band looks first class! Why, maybe we could even get Earl Scruggs to finger pick us a little banjo at the Meadowlands. Slowly but surely, this is starting to look like Friends + Queen, not Queen + Friends.


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 13:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'll be there tearing up the house on kazoo!
I'm also a virtuoso on spoons!


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 13:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh, sweet Lord - it's Friends + Queen! We'll be the talk of the town!


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 14:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Erin,

Check the promo picture now - complete with banjo player!


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 14:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey you could be warm up band at the QZ tailgate party!!

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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 14:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh, the possibilities...


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 14:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

And for the first encore, I will be joining Queen on bass for "Another One Bites The Dust" and "Comfortably Numb" (the latter which will also be sung by me and Paul Rodgers, with me doing Roger Waters' parts and Paul doing Dave Gilmour's parts)

After which, I will join the rest of the "+ Friends" cast on stage for a rousing applause, and 2nd encore, where we will sing "We Will Rock You", "We Are The Champions", leave the stage with the new "God Save The Queen" remix playing in folded-down stereo, and then come back onstage for a 3rd and last encore, with the songs "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "God Bless The U.S.A.", with me on the roto toms and backing vocals

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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 15:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

SA of Ballyratshire wrote:

Erin,

Check the promo picture now - complete with banjo player!


Jeez SA, who's the git with the banjo--surely it can't be! If I'd known you were letting just ANYBODY in, I'd have sent my own demo tape. I play a wicked stereo, am a virtuoso on one of those tiny toy pianos, AND, I'm world-class yodeler.

Did I read correctly that someone will be playing the triangle, washboards, and the jugs? In just what kind of venue will this band perform? The Bada Bing maybe since the first gig is in Jersey? (Which exit?)


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 15:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Inu,

I've got to get you in the promo picture - pronto! I love the updated set list. We're going to rock "Star Spangled Banner" like never before!

Crazy Little Thing,

Currently, we're accepting anyone and everyone to join the + Friends crowd. Brian and Roger have given me free reign to select virtuosos of any instrument - jugs, cowbell, mouth harp, bongos, washboards - anything goes!

Truly,
Anne


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 15:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Use the picture of me with Fefe Dobson!

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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 15:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

SA: Well, then call me a Friend.

Now what's all this about "Paul doing Dave Gilmour's parts?" I'd HAVE to be more than just comfortably numb to witness that.


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 16:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OFFICIAL QUEEN + PAUL + SUE + FRIENDS NEWS:


Much to the bewilderment and confusion of Brian May, Roger Taylor, Paul Rodgers and Queen fans around the world, I have decided to include Ooompa Loompas in the Queen + Paul Rodgers + Dutchess Sue Anne Taylor + Friends show at the Meadowlands on October 16. When I first told Brian, he immediately discarded the idea, until Roger convinced him otherwise. Roger's exact words were "Freddie would have wanted it this way." I can only assume Roger meant that Freddie would have wanted a proper show with Ooompa Loompas, a banjo player, a Dutchess who plays a cowbell, an accordion player and Paul Rodgers singing in his place with "Star Spangled Banner" as an encore.

As well, Inu Liger has joined the + Friends line up and will bring to the stage a new flavour of Queen - so new, in fact, it's actually Pink Floyd. Two encores will follow, ended by a very dramatic rendition of "God Bless the USA". Do I hear fireworks?

Edmonton based punk band Unbalanced will be opening the show.

http://www.purevolume.com/unbalancedab

The promo photo can now be viewed on my profile. We'll re-take the picture again and again, as more + Friends join the band.


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Posted: 05 Aug 05, 16:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nice. Oompa Loompas I can definitely get on board with.


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