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Posted: 26 Apr 07, 14:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sorry if this sounds silly but, does anyone know where exactly in the Imperial College's location did Queen perform their "breakthrough" gig in 1973 (photographed by Mick Rock)?



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Posted: 26 Apr 07, 19:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ummm....on a stage...?

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Posted: 27 Apr 07, 03:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ummmm, thank you, I suspect they also had instruments
You know I meant in which building but it's alright, someone else gave me an answer


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Posted: 27 Apr 07, 03:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I shall consult my Queen book to see if it's there :)

[EDIT] It talks about "The Marquee Gig" in '73, three months before the release of 'Queen' (but Queen was supposed to be released much closer to the gig). Is that any help??


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Posted: 27 Apr 07, 03:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's fine, someone told me it was in the imperial college students union building.
But if you have more information, two answers are better than one :)
Thanks


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Posted: 27 Apr 07, 05:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There's not much info on these early gigs. The marquee gig in 1972 was important for Queen and a recording should exist in the Queen archives. From the King's College Medical School gig (they played at Imperial College a few days earlier) there's only a handwritten setlist by Freddie whitch survived. This is the setlist they played that night:

01. Son & Daughter
02. Great King Rat
03. Jesus
04. The Night Comes Down
05. Liar
06. Keep Yourself Alive
07. See What A Fool I've Been
08. Stone Cold Crazy
09. Hangman
10. Jailhouse Rock
11. Bama Lama Bama Lou

Just so you know, all this info is availible at www.queenconcerts.com

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Posted: 27 Apr 07, 05:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

« Jay » wrote:

There's not much info on these early gigs. The marquee gig in 1972 was important for Queen and a recording should exist in the Queen archives. From the King's College Medical School gig (they played at Imperial College a few days earlier) there's only a handwritten setlist by Freddie whitch survived. This is the setlist they played that night:

01. Son & Daughter
02. Great King Rat
03. Jesus
04. The Night Comes Down
05. Liar
06. Keep Yourself Alive
07. See What A Fool I've Been
08. Stone Cold Crazy
09. Hangman
10. Jailhouse Rock
11. Bama Lama Bama Lou

Just so you know, all this info is availible at www.queenconcerts.com>


Was it '72? Actually, it doesn't surprise me my book is wrong, they got Freddie's birth name wrong and all...


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Posted: 27 Apr 07, 07:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They played in Marquee several times, included 1972 and 1973.

But we're talking about Imperial College - I don't think we have any more specific info than "Students Union".

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Posted: 27 Apr 07, 10:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

thank guys


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