Rock and roll

By seung

Queens

The reason queen is still popular to this day is because queen’s music stands the test of time, from the theatrical flourish of “Bohemian Rhapsody” to the techno-pop sounds of “Under Pressure.” Their songs are catchy and fun to listen to.

Top songs

Bohemian rhapsody

Dont stop me now

We will rock you

We are the champions

Another one bites the dust

Somebody to love

Killer queen

I was born to love you

Timeline

1975-Queen’s ‘A Night at the Opera,’ featuring the seven-minute rock operetta “Bohemian Rhapsody,” tops the U.K. album charts. The album reaches #4 in the U.S. while an edited “Bohemian Rhapsody” climbs to #9.

1978-Queen’s biggest hit of the Seventies, “We Are the Champions,” reaches #4 in the U.S. (#2 in Britain). The Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive” holds down the top spot.

1981-While touring South American soccer stadiums, Queen performs in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to the largest crowds of paying fans ever to witness a concert. Queen’s collaboration with David Bowie, “Under Pressure,” tops the U.K. charts. Surprisingly, it only reaches #29 in the U.S.

1991-Freddie Mercury of Queen dies of AIDS-related causes at his home in London.

1992-Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” featured in the comedy ‘Wayne’s World,’ wins Best Video from a film at the ninth annual MTV Awards. In its second return to the charts the previous April, it hit #2.

2001-Queen is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the sixteenth annual induction dinner. Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters are their presenters.

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