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Queen is a british rock band who have been recognized as pioneers of arena rock, hard rock, glam rock, heavy metal, and progressive rock.

MEMBERS
John Deacon: Wrote "Another One Bytes The Dust" the single greatist bassline in music history. And Many Other Songs.

Brian May: One of the most unique guitarists in all of music. A top five guitarist.

Freddie Mercury:
The single greatist mail vocalist of all time.
(bisexual not homosexual) He was known for having many girlfriends and boyfriends.
He is world's first indian origin rock star.
He was the only star in Kurt Cobain suicide note.
A species of East African isopod, Cirolana mercuryi N. Bruce, was named after Freddie in 2004.

Rodger Taylor: A very solid drummer.

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SINGLES
"Keep Yourself Alive/Son And Daughter" (1973) - didn't chart UK, #89 US (Cashbox)

"Seven Seas of Rhye/See What A Fool I've Been" (1974) #10 UK

"Killer Queen/Flick Of The Wrist" (1974) #2 UK (silver), #12 US

"Now I'm Here/Lily Of The Valley" (1975) #11 UK

"Bohemian Rhapsody/I'm In Love With My Car" (1975) #1 UK (3x platinum), #9 US (gold)

"You're My Best Friend/'39" (1976) #7 UK, #16 US

"Somebody to Love/White Man" (1976) #2 UK, #13 US

"Tie Your Mother Down/You And I" (1977) #31 UK, #49 US

"Long Away/You and I" (1977)

"Queen's First EP: Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy/Death On Two Legs/Tenement Funster/White Queen" (1977) #17 UK

"We Are the Champions/We Will Rock You" (1977) #2 UK (gold), #4 US (2x platinum)

"Spread Your Wings/Sheer Heart Attack" (1978) #34 UK

"It's Late/Sheer Heart Attack" (1978) #72 US

"Bicycle Race/Fat Bottomed Girls" (1978) #11 UK (gold), #24 US

"Don't Stop Me Now/In Only Seven Days" (1979) #9 UK (gold), #86 US

"Jealousy/Fun It" (1979)

"Love Of My Life (live)/Now I'm Here (live)" (1979) #63 UK

"We Will Rock You (live)/Let Me Entertain You (live)" (1979)

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love/We Will Rock You (live)" (1979) #2 UK (gold), #1 US (platinum)

"Save Me/Let Me Entertain You (live)" (1980) #11 UK

"Play The Game/A Human Body" (1980) #14 UK, #42 US

"Another One Bites The Dust/Dragon Attack" (1980) #7 UK, #1 US (sold over 4,5 million copies, 4x platinum)

"Need Your Loving Tonight/Rock It" (1980) #44 US

"Flash/Football Fight" (1980) #10 UK, #42 US, #1 Austria

"Under Pressure (with David Bowie)/Soul Brother" (1981) #1 UK (silver), #29 US

"Body Language/Life is Real" (1982) #25 UK, #11 US

"Las Palabras De Amor/Cool Cat" (1982) #17 UK

"Calling All Girls/Put Out the Fire" (1982) #60 US

"Back Chat/Staying Power" (1982) #40 UK

"Radio Ga Ga/I Go Crazy" (1984) #2 UK (silver), #16 US

"I Want To Break Free/Machines (or Back to Humans)" (1984) #3 UK (silver), #45 US, #1 Austria

"It's A Hard Life/Is This The World We Created?" (1984) #6 UK, #72 US

"Hammer To Fall/Tear It Up" (1984) #13 UK

"Thank God It's Christmas/Man on the Prowl/Keep Passing the Open Windows" (1984) #21 UK

"One Vision/Blurred Vision" (1985) #7 UK, #61 US

"Princes of the Universe/A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling"

"A Kind Of Magic/A Dozen Red Roses For My Darling (Europe)/Gimme the Prize (US)" (1986) #3 UK, #42 US

"Friends Will Be Friends/Seven Seas of Rhye (1986) #14 UK

"Who Wants To Live Forever/Killer Queen" (1986) #24 UK

"Pain Is So Close To Pleasure/Don't Lose Your Head" (1986)

"I Want It All/Hang on In There" (1989) #3 UK (silver), #50 US, #3 US Rock Chart

"Breakthru/Stealin'" (1989) #7 UK

"The Invisible Man/Hijack My Heart" (1989) #12 UK

"Scandal/My Life Has Been Saved" (1989) #25 UK

"The Miracle/Stone Cold Crazy (live)" (1989) #21 UK

"Innuendo/Bijou" (1991) #1 UK (gold)

"I'm Going Slightly Mad/The Hitman" (1991) #22 UK

"Headlong/All God's People" (1991) #14 UK

"The Show Must Go On/Keep Yourself Alive" (1991) #16 UK

"Bohemian Rhapsody"/"These Are The Days Of Our Lives" (1991) #1 UK

"The Show Must Go On"/"Bohemian Rhapsody" (1992) #2 US (platinum)

"Five Live" (EP) (with George Michael and Lisa Stansfield, 1993) #1 UK

"Heaven For Everyone/It's A Beautiful Day" (1995) #2 UK (silver)

"A Winter's Tale/Thank God It's Christmas/Rock In Rio Blues" (1995) #6 UK

"Too Much Love Will Kill You/We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions" (1996) #15 UK

"Let Me Live/Bicycle Race/Fat Bottomed Girls" (1996) #9 UK

"You Don't Fool Me - The Remixes" (1996) #17 UK

"No-One But You (Only The Good Die Young)" (1998) #13 UK

"Another One Bites The Dust" (with Wyclef Jean featuring Pras and Free, 1998) #5 UK

"Under Pressure (Rah Mix)" (with David Bowie, 1999) #14 UK

"We Will Rock You" (with 5ive, 2000) #1 UK

"Flash" (with Vanguard, 2003) #15 UK

"Reaching Out (live) / Tie Your Mother Down (live) / Fat Bottomed Girls (live)" (Queen + Paul Rodgers, 2005)

The band have had a total of six #1 songs in the UK and two in the US.

STUDIO ALBUMS
Queen (1973) #24 UK (gold), #83 US (gold), #52 Japan

Queen II (1974) #5 UK (gold), #49 US (gold)

Sheer Heart Attack (1974) #2 UK (platinum), #11 US (gold), #23 Japan

A Night at the Opera (1975) #1 UK (platinum), #4 US (3x platinum), #9 Japan, #1 Netherlands

A Day at the Races (1976) #1 UK (platinum), #5 US (platinum), #1 Japan, #1 Netherlands

News of the World (1977) #4 UK (platinum), #3 US (4x platinum), #3 Japan, #1 Netherlands

Jazz (1978) #2 UK (gold), #6 US (platinum), #5 Japan

The Game (1980) #1 UK (gold), #1 US (4x platinum), #5 Japan

Flash Gordon (1980) #10 UK (gold), #23 US, #12 Japan, #1 Austria

Hot Space (1982) #4 UK (gold), #22 US (gold), #6 Japan, #1 Austria

The Works (1984) #2 UK (platinum), #23 US (gold), #7 Japan, #1 Netherlands

A Kind of Magic (1986) #1 UK (2x platinum), #46 US (gold in 2005), #25 Japan

The Miracle (1989) #1 UK (platinum), #24 US (gold), #20 Japan, #1 Austria, #1 Germany, #1 Netherlands, #1 Switzerland

Innuendo (1991) #1 UK (platinum), #30 US (gold), #13 Japan, #1 Germany, #1 Netherlands, #1 Switzerland

Made in Heaven (1995) #1 UK (4x platinum), #58 US (gold), #10 Japan, #1 Austria, #1 Germany, #1 Italy, #1 Netherlands, #1 Spain, #1 Switzerland. Sold in excess of 10 million by 1997.

The band have had 11 of their 15 albums at number 1 in various countries.

LIVE ALBUMS
Live Killers (1979) #3 UK, #16 US (2x platinum), #9 Japan

Live Magic (1986) #3 UK (platinum), #49 Japan

Live at Wembley '86 (1992) #2 UK (gold) #53 US (platinum), #80 Japan

Queen on Fire - Live at the Bowl (2004) #20 UK (gold), #85 Japan

Queen + Paul Rodgers: Return of the Champions (2005) #12 UK (silver), #14 Japan

COMPILATIONS
Greatest Hits (EMI, Elektra: 1981; Hollywood Records: 1992 (US reissue); Parlophone: 1994) #1 UK (13x platinum), #14 US (7x platinum), #9 Japan, #1 Austria, #1 Netherlands. Sales to date in excess of 26 million copies worldwide (incl. the 1992 re-release).

The Best Of Queen (1980) (A variation of Queen's "Greatest Hits" from Poland and Korea)

The Complete Works (1985) - all albums from 1973-1985 plus bonus material

Queen at the Beeb (1989) #67 UK; Queen at the BBC (US/Hollywood: 1995)

Greatest Hits II (1991) #1 in UK (8x platinum), Argentina (Diamond award), Austria, Brazil, Denmark, Germany (4x platinum), Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Switzerland, #80 Japan; sales to date in excess of 15 million copies worldwide

Classic Queen (US and Canada only: 1992) #4 US (3x platinum), Canada (5x platinum)

Greatest Hits I & II - Two CD Set (1994) #37 UK

Queen Rocks (1997) #7 UK, #10 Japan

The Crown Jewels (1998)

Greatest Hits III (1999) #5 UK, #25 Japan, #2 Austria, #4 Switzerland

The Platinum Collection: Greatest Hits I, II & III - Three CD Set (2000) #2 UK (3x platinum), #48 US (gold). Sales in excess of 3 million albums (9 million single units) within Europe.

Greatest Hits: We Will Rock You Edition (US only: 2004) #42 US

Jewels (Japan only: January 28, 2004) #1 Japan sales in excess of 1.8 million

Jewels II (Japan only: January 26, 2005) #9 Japan

TRIBUTE ALBUMS
Dragon Attack - A Tribute to Queen (1997)

Tributo A Queen: Los Grandes del Rock en Español (1997) - in Spanish

Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen (August 9, 2005)

Dynamite With A Laserbeam: Queen As Heard Through The Meat Grinder Of Three One G. (2005)
Queen is a british rock band who have been recognized as pioneers of arena rock, hard rock, glam rock, heavy metal, and progressive rock.
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One of the greatest places of all time, home to many rappers its 1 of the 5 burours if you ask me its the best one every where you can find diferent people howard beach- italians jamiaca- blacks ridgewood- albos astoria- greeks forest hills- many diferent types of people but you can actually find israelis there Whitestone- more italians pretty much everywhere you go you can find an italian in queens. it has nice clubs like remi which is actually gay now because they started letting in little kids now. Its home of john gotti who lived in ozone park its also home of many rapers such as 50 cent g-unit ect. Its home to laguardia & jfk airports and the new york mets. Queens has a bad subway system and its almost impossible to get around in a car over there you can find just about any race from italians, jews, black ,hispanics, just about anyone. Queens has the 4th highest crime rate out of all the buruos it make longislande look like shit and its the place to be so get your ass over to queens cus thats the hot spot.
Queens is the shit im from bayside bitches
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-A Canadian 20 dollar bill (so called, as it has a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the front).

This term is in frequent use throughout the province of Newfoundland, and perhaps further throughout Canada. Primarily associated with "skeets" (see definition).
"Buddy. Can ya lend me a queen? I needs ta get some weed."
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One of the GREATEST bands ever. They made the famous sports anthems "We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions" and other hit songs, and they have made lots albums with lots of songs that sound different from one another. Queen was made up of four college graduates who were Freddie Mercury(vocals/piano) who got a degree in art, Brian May (guitar) in astronomy (went back in 2000's for his PhD), John Deacon(bass) who had a degree in electronics, and Roger Taylor (drums) who had a degree in biology and planned to be a dentist. As the years progressed they got bigger and bigger and people enjoyed their live shows (1974-1979). In 1980 their album "The Game" peaked at #1 in the USA because of the singles "Another One Bites The Dust" and "Crazy Little Thing Called Love". Unfortunately their downfall came after their 1982 album called Hot Space pissed alot of fans off since it was disco/funk which ha almost no guitar in it. In 1985 the world witnessed what Queen was capable of during the Live Aid concert, their set is considered probably the greatest live performance of all time. In the late 80's and early 90's the press was after them and were desperate to know if Freddie had AIDS, which he denied. On November 22, 1991 Freddie publicly confessed that he had AIDS and died in his home two days later. About a year later Queen and admirers held a tribute concert which almost everyone with A TV saw.
Boy: Man I love Owl City

Man: Thats a lame band listen to Queen and you'll be blown away
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Queen, 1973-1991.

Memebers:

Freddie Mercury, Vocals
Brian May, Guitar
John Deacon, Bass
Roger Taylor, Drums

An awsome Classic Rock band, released its first album, Queen, in 1974. Queen didn't make a big splsh until they relased A Night at the Opera, which contained Bohemian Rhapsody, the best song ever. It rocketed to the top of the charts, and Queen would never be the same again.

Soon afterwards, they released News of the World, which contained "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions", which were both very popular and exellent songs. You've heard em. Even the most remote native Mongolian villager in the Middle of Fucking Nohere knows those songs.

Queen branched out into many different musical genres, but retained their rocking feel throught.

In 1980, they released "Another one Bites The Dust", which you have also heard, so has the Mongolian. It reached #1 in the U.S. and became one of their most well known songs.

As the 80's continued, they released more pop-ish music and many fans deserted them.

Into the 90's, they were still releassing hit songs. Innuendo, released in 91, became another instant hit.

However

Freddie Mercury, the singer, was bisexual, and due to his lust for big, sweaty, throbbing cock, he contracted AIDS. He tried to keep this secrect from the public, however.

In November, 1991, Freddie announced he had AIDS, 12 hours later he was dead.

May and Taylor continue to perform, but Deacon has effectivley deserted the band. Who needs bassists anyway?

All the members of Queen are very intelligent (cept for Freddie, he's fucking dead) and they all have colledge degrees.
Every band member independantly wrote songs,mostly to keep the band's sound fresh. Each member had a a top 3 hit to his name, Freddie wrote most, but May wrote quite a few.

Freddie: Bohemian Rhapsody, We are the Champions, Seven Seas of Rhye
Brian May: We Will Rock You, You're my Best Friend, Fat Bottomed Girls
John Deacon: Another one Bites the Dust
Roger Taylor: Radio Gaga
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One of the 5 boroughs of The City of New York. Virtually impossible to get around without a car. Despite being exceedingly large, is mainly devoid of subway transport and reliable bus transport. An economically diverse area, though the changes are gradual, there is a sharp contrast between sets of not too far away neighborhoods. Shares south boarder with Brooklyn.
A. I used to live in Queens, but now I moved to Brooklyn.

B. To get to my friend's house, I had to take two trains and then a bus! And I still had to walk ten effin' blocks!

C. It's like, you travel down Union Turnpike, and you are suddenly in Kew Gardens, and it's like... woah... where did all these trees and houses come from?

D. I can take the G train straight up to Queens!
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1 of 5 bouroughs witihin New York. The source of rap. Kings rise from here, but at night time homeless guys thribe around trashcans like flys around poo.
OG Loc-Hey man im from Queens i think...
Pistol Pete aka Pistol Paul(forgot his name after inhaling trashcan fumes)-Dude where are we
George(dial-a-pizza dude)-THIS IS QUEENSSSS BABY, betta ask somebody..BITCH
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