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60,000 people singing QUEEN’s Bohemian Rhapsody

Video is courtesy of the Fit family YouTube channel

 

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Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide. No escape from reality.

Photo of Queen performing in Toronto. Photo credit Vincnent Banial

Queen performing in Toronto. Copyright (C) Vincent Banial

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is the top-selling song of all time. It was also the first single released from Queen’s then new album titled “A Night at the Opera”.

When it was released no one was sure if Radio Stations would ever play it, since it was a tad over 6 minutes long.

I was lucky to have seen Queen perform live. Memorable performance. That was the best concert that I have ever been to. I had shot that concert on slide film using a Nikon F2, with a legendary (and huge) 50-300mm f4 Nikkor zoom lens.

The BBC in Britain put together a great documentary about the making of Bohemian Rhapsody. It is full of interesting insights. The progrock70s YouTube channel has that BBC Documentary posted. YouTube permits embeding, so I thought that I would do so in this post.

Video is courtesy of the prorock70s YouTube channel

Since the Wayne’s World take on Bohemian Rhapsody was mentioned in the BBC documentary, I decided to make that video easy to find.

Video is courtesy of the Mike regan YouTube channel

Click on this line to visit the Prog Rock 70s post about the making of the song Bohemian Rhapsody. It’s a great read.

 

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SketchSHE performs “Bohemian Carsody”

After watching SketchSHE perform “Bohemian Carsody” (as in Queen‘s Bohemian Rhapsody) I am left with a smile a mile wide. This trio is super creative.

Video is courtesy of the SketchSHE YouTube channel

I love Queen’s Bhomenian Rhapsody and remember Freddie Mercury performing it (that was the best live concert that I have ever seen in my life). SketchSHE‘s mime of this Queen classic is hilarious.

 

 

Posted by: Vincent Banial

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Queen, Freddie Mercury. Bohemian Rhapsody and an incredible singer named Suzie McNeil.

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Photo of Suzie McNeil LIve! Awesome performance reminiscent of the late Freddie Mercury. Photo courtesy of ccvic.zenfolio.com

One of the great songs of the era which we have shared, is Bohemian Rhapsody. It is permanently welded into my memory banks. Queen was arguably one of the best bands, if not the best. They sounded as good live as they did on studio produced albums. Not an easy task. There was also never any lip syncing at their live performances. Continue reading