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Posted: 24 May 06, 23:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I posted this in the Greg Brooks thread and decided to post it here for anyone who is interested Queen's career in Canada.

If a song is not listed, it either didn't chart or was not released:

Killer Queen -- #15
Bohemian Rhapsody 1975 -- #1 (May 8 1976)
Bohemian Rhapsody 1992 -- #18
Bohemian Rhapsody (adult contemporary, 1992) -- #36
You’re My Best Friend -- #2
Somebody To Love 1976 -- #5
Somebody To Love /w George Michael 1992 -- #13
Somebody To Love /w George Michael (adult contemporary, 1992) -- #11
Tie Your Mother Down -- #68
It’s Late -- #73
We Are The Champions -- #3
Fat Bottomed Girls -- #17
Crazy Little Thing Called Love -- #1 (March 1 1980)
Another One Bites The Dust -- #1 (November 1980)
Another One Bites The Dust (wyclef jean, dance charts) -- #22
Play The Game -- #19
Save Me -- #32
Need Your Lovin’ Tonight -- #36
Flash’s Theme -- #19
Under Pressure -- #3
Body Language -- #3
Calling All Girls -- #33
Radio Ga Ga -- #11
I Want To Break Free -- #26
One Vision -- #76
A Kind Of Magic -- #64
I Want It All -- #36
Breakthru -- #80
Headlong -- #25
Too Much Love Will Kill You -- #19
Too Much Love Will Kill You (adult contemporary) -- #25
I Was Born To Love You -- #78

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Posted: 25 May 06, 11:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Body Language -- #3"

Wow!

Thanks for the info!

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Posted: 25 May 06, 11:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No problems,

Also noticed there were multiple times where Queen had 2 records in the charts:

Bohemian Rhapsody
You're My Best Friend

We Are The Champions
It's Late

Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Another One Bites The Dust

Another One Bites The Dust
Play The Game

plus more...

Also - One of the longest charting singles by Queen was Too Much Love Will Kill You. Who would have thought!!

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Posted: 06 Mar 14, 02:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

TruePar wrote:

Fat Bottomed Girls -- #17
I Want It All -- #36
Breakthru -- #80
Bohemian Rhapsody 1992 -- #18


I might be a little late, but at least the middle two appear to be some minor mistakes. The Canadian charts lists "I Want It All" as #36 on 17 July 1989, but as #34 the week after that, before it starts to fall down again. Same with "Breakthru", which is listed as being #80, but is #79 the next week, before starting its downfall.

Nevertheless i have to thank you. I always wondered, why "Bicycle Race" did not chart in Canada. Well, no big surprise i could not find it, when it is tagged "Fat Bottomed Girls" instead. And i corrected "The Show Must Go On" back to "Bohemian Rhapsody" - erroneously i tagged it the same as the USA did.

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Posted: 06 Mar 14, 04:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

TruePar wrote:

I posted this in the Greg Brooks thread and decided to post it here for anyone who is interested Queen's career in Canada.

If a song is not listed, it either didn't chart or was not released:

Killer Queen -- #15
Bohemian Rhapsody 1975 -- #1 (May 8 1976)
Bohemian Rhapsody 1992 -- #18
Bohemian Rhapsody (adult contemporary, 1992) -- #36
You’re My Best Friend -- #2
Somebody To Love 1976 -- #5
Somebody To Love /w George Michael 1992 -- #13
Somebody To Love /w George Michael (adult contemporary, 1992) -- #11
Tie Your Mother Down -- #68
It’s Late -- #73
We Are The Champions -- #3
Fat Bottomed Girls -- #17
Crazy Little Thing Called Love -- #1 (March 1 1980)
Another One Bites The Dust -- #1 (November 1980)
Another One Bites The Dust (wyclef jean, dance charts) -- #22
Play The Game -- #19
Save Me -- #32
Need Your Lovin’ Tonight -- #36
Flash’s Theme -- #19
Under Pressure -- #3
Body Language -- #3
Calling All Girls -- #33
Radio Ga Ga -- #11
I Want To Break Free -- #26
One Vision -- #76
A Kind Of Magic -- #64
I Want It All -- #36
Breakthru -- #80
Headlong -- #25
Too Much Love Will Kill You -- #19
Too Much Love Will Kill You (adult contemporary) -- #25
I Was Born To Love You -- #78
cool so all the Hot Space singles fared better in Canada as too did The Games Need You Lovin Tonight. was Back Chat not released in Canada?



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Posted: 06 Mar 14, 06:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

marc.s wrote:

cool so all the Hot Space singles fared better in Canada as too did The Games Need You Lovin Tonight. was Back Chat not released in Canada?


I tried to complete the list, yet no warranty about its correctness - handle with care in every case, as it unfortunately contains some minor gaps.

"Killer Queen" #15 16wks (6wks Top20)
"Keep Yourself Alive", re-released in favor of "Now I'm Here" (not sure about this, if released it did not chart)
"Bohemian Rhapsody" #1 25wks (15wks Top20)
"You're My Best Friend" #2 20wks (6wks Top20)
"Somebody to Love" #5 19wks (7wks Top20)
"Tie Your Mother Down" #68 4wks
"Long Away" did not chart
"We Are the Champions" #3 22wks (9wks Top20)
"It's Late" #73 4wks
"Bicycle Race", apparently billed as its B-side "Fat-Bottomed Girls" in Canada #17 11wks (2wks Top20)
"Don't Stop Me Now" did not chart
"Jealousy" did not chart
"We Will Rock You (live)" did not chart
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" #1 26wks (18wks Top20)
"Save Me" #32 13wks (apparently not released in the US)
"Play the Game" #19 13wks (1wk Top20)
"Another One Bites the Dust" #1 14wks (10wks Top20)
"Flash" #19 3wks (now there is a major gap!)
"Under Pressure" #3 18wks (13wks Top20)
"Body Language" #3 19wks (15wks Top20)
"Calling All Girls" #33 4wks, in favor of "Las Palabras De Amor"
"Staying Power" (not sure about this, the B-side must have been the afore-mentioned "Back Chat")
"Radio Ga Ga" #11 13wks (8wks Top20)
"I Want to Break Free" #26 8wks (this obviously ruined Queen's career in Northern America, as the following singles did chart poorly or not at all)
"It's a Hard Life" did not chart
"Hammer to Fall" did not chart
"One Vision" #76 7wks
"Princes of the Universe" did not chart
"A Kind of Magic" #64 11wks
"Pain Is So Close to Pleasure" did not chart
"I Want It All" #34 13wks
"Breakthru" #79 5wks
"Headlong" #25 12wks
"Bohemian Rhapsody" #18 13wks (2wks Top20)
"Somebody to Love" (1993) #13 14wks (4wks Top20)
"Too Much Love Will Kill You" #19 16wks (1wk Top20)

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Posted: 07 Mar 14, 03:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

another one diets the bust wrote:
"Keep Yourself Alive", re-released in favor of "Now I'm Here" (not sure about this, if released it did not chart)


I can vouch for this, it was indeed released in Canada, and I own a copy, catalogue no. E 45268


http://media.ppnstudio.com/inu-productions/rgqueencollection.htm