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A Saturday Night Salute To Queen!

Hey rock and rollers.  It will be great to spin some records during this Saturday nights Those Were The Days radio program.  I hope you enjoyed a look at some of my favorite albums.  It was fun to put that together for this past weekends show.  This Saturday night I will be taking your requests, playing trivia, and saluting the Queen!  I had a chance to see the new movie Bohemian Rhapsody and it is very good.  I saw all ages in the theater.   A few college age kids were singing along to the songs.  It is great to know that the music that I loved when I was their age will live on for many years.  On the way home from the movie, I realized that we have never featured a salute to Queen during the past 32 plus years of Those Were The Days.  This Saturday night I will dig out some of my favorites and you can chime in with a request from the Queen catalog.  My friend Kent Kotal recently posted the Queen hit list on his website forgottenhits.com.  

THE QUEEN HIT LIST:

Peak Position shown for their National Top 50 Hits

1975 – Killer Queen (#11)

1976 – Bohemian Rhapsody (#4)

1976 – You’re My Best Friend (#9)

1977 – Somebody To Love (#9)

1977 – Tie Your Mother Down (#49)

1978 – We Will Rock You / We Are The Champions (#1)

1979 – Bicycle Race / Fat-Bottomed Girls (#18)

1980 – Crazy Little Thing Called Love (#1)

1980 – Play The Game (#38)

1980 – Another One Bites The Dust (#1)

1980 – Need Your Loving Tonight (#44)

1981 – Flash’s Theme (aka Flash) #39

1982 – Under Pressure (#22) Queen with David Bowie

1982 – Body Language (#11)

1984 – Radio Ga-Ga (#14)

1984 – I Want To Break Free (#45)

1986 – A Kind of Magic (#42)

1989 – I Want It All (#50)

1992 – Bohemian Rhapsody (#1)

1992 – We Will Rock You / We Are The Champions (#44)

1993 – Somebody To Love (#30) Queen with George Michael

What a list it is!  Freddie Mercury and company have a great legacy.  I hope you will join me for radio fun this Saturday night on WRCO FM 100.9 for Those Were The Days.  The hits will hit the airwaves between six and Midnight.

Phil

 

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