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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 12:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I've been spending a lot of time comparing and contrasting my many Queen live performances to find an answer to the proposed question. For my two-cents, I think that Freddie sounds unbelievable at Milton Keynes 1n '82. His range and power sound as strong if not stronger than studio recordings. What do you all think. What are some of his other vocal pearls? Also, do you think Freddie sounds so good at Milton Keynes because it was the last show of the European Tour and he knew he could go all out? All comments appreciated.

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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 12:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

rubyrubes76 wrote:

I've been spending a lot of time comparing and contrasting my many Queen live performances to find an answer to the proposed question. For my two-cents, I think that Freddie sounds unbelievable at Milton Keynes 1n '82. His range and power sound as strong if not stronger than studio recordings. What do you all think. What are some of his other vocal pearls? Also, do you think Freddie sounds so good at Milton Keynes because it was the last show of the European Tour and he knew he could go all out? All comments appreciated.


All comments appreciated? Ok... here we / I go!

I think Fred never sounded any better than singing "Bo Rhap" on their current Tour in 2005... !!!
May I dare to say that he even sounded like he did twenty years ago...??? ;-)


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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 12:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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rubyrubes76 wrote:

I've been spending a lot of time comparing and contrasting my many Queen live performances to find an answer to the proposed question. For my two-cents, I think that Freddie sounds unbelievable at Milton Keynes 1n '82. His range and power sound as strong if not stronger than studio recordings. What do you all think. What are some of his other vocal pearls? Also, do you think Freddie sounds so good at Milton Keynes because it was the last show of the European Tour and he knew he could go all out? All comments appreciated.


All comments appreciated? Ok... here we / I go!

I think Fred never sounded any better than singing "Bo Rhap" on their current Tour in 2005... !!!
May I dare to say that he even sounded like he did twenty years ago...??? ;-)


LMAO :-)


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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 13:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Why can't you just answer her question ? It's basic manners.

Anyways...Rubes, I agree that Freddie does sound great in milton keynes. I also liked the canadian gig, think it was toronto? it's an official release. Somebody to love is especially good on it.

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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 13:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fred ALWAYS sounded great!!! He came to town to entertain YOU... no matter what the circumstance!!!!
Simply listen to their records... or better "come and enjoy their shows"... ok, if you were able to do so...! ;-)


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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 14:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

NOTW tour, some from Jazz tour, Crazy tour...
needless to say, he's great in Milton Keyens!


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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 15:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The crazy tour was the best followed by the U.S game tour of 1980


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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 15:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think Freddie's vocal range was best around 1981/1982.

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Posted: 02 Nov 05, 17:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think around the News of the World and Jazz tours. Not particularly my favorite tours, mainly because the setlists had changed from emphasis on Queen I/II to their big hits, but Freddie's voice was incredible around that time.


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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 02:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I say Queen live in japan 1985 was good sadly that was his last tour
but saw it on dvd and the whole place rock !!! freddie was full of life there no wonder Japan love them :)



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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 04:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

At Live Aid in 1985 he sounded very strong, his voice hitting the high notes very well.
In 1978 and 1978 his vocal performance was varying very much. Some concerts suffer from his problems with the high notes, on others his voice was almost perfect.

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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 11:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

definately Hot Space tour.

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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 11:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think his shining moments were '78 and'82.


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Posted: 03 Nov 05, 19:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Crazy tour, especially Newcastle

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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 12:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

rubyrubes76 wrote:

I've been spending a lot of time comparing and contrasting my many Queen live performances to find an answer to the proposed question. For my two-cents, I think that Freddie sounds unbelievable at Milton Keynes 1n '82. His range and power sound as strong if not stronger than studio recordings. What do you all think. What are some of his other vocal pearls? Also, do you think Freddie sounds so good at Milton Keynes because it was the last show of the European Tour and he knew he could go all out? All comments appreciated.


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Posted: 04 Nov 05, 13:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


Im old enough to have witnessed first hand both the 'Works' & 'Magic' tours. From what I can remember Freddie was outstanding on both tours.
They were so relaxed and 'old hat' at touring by the time they did the 'Magic' tour that they just didnt need to try and gave they're heart and soul seemlessly without trying.
At theyre best they were unbelievable, but Freddie really shone on the 'Hot Space' 1982 tour.


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Posted: 05 Nov 05, 11:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie sounded best between 1977 and 1980, I think. Raw and subtle at the same time.

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

I was watching Hammersmith Odeon 1975, and Freddie's voice especially during Bo Rap is bad...if you compare to something like Earls Court which Freddie sings very good...

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Posted: 05 Nov 05, 19:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie's the most sweet in 1975-1978. Every tour is individual and peculiar.


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Posted: 05 Nov 05, 19:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

...about Bohemian Rhapsody in Hammersmith Odeon '75 - it depends on so many things - from Freddie's mood til equipment's tuning.


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