Queen

16th May 2012, Donna Summer, the 1970s pop singer known as the Queen of Disco, died of lung cancer, an illness she believed she contracted from inhaling toxic particles released after the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York. She won five Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, and had three multi-platinum albums, including the […]

Heart released their 3rd album “Little Queen” on May 14, 1977. Little Queen. With the hit single “Barracuda” on it, achieved 3x Platinum status. At the time, Heart had the distinction of having three of their albums on the charts at the same time. After their first album became a million seller, their record label […]

See how many you can score in our very hard Queen quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/queen_quiz Queen Quiz Queen Quiz Read it here

26th January 1991, Queen had their second UK No.1 with ‘Innuendo’. At 6 minutes 30 seconds, it exceeded their epic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ by 35 seconds and became the third longest UK No.1 song of all time, behind The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ and Simple Minds’ ‘Belfast Child’ (subsequently the 9 minutes 38 seconds ‘All Around The […]

We have a new book The Dead Straight Guide to Queen just published. This book tells the full story of the band and its members from pre-Queen to post Freddie, and includes, the 50 greatest Queen tracks, a look at all the albums, singles, video shoot locations and more. Read it here

Anna Mae Bullock, who many refer to as “The Queen of Rock and Roll” is celebrating her 78th birthday today. You will know her better by her stage name, Tina Turner. She began her musical career in the mid-1950s as a featured singer with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm, first recording in 1958 under the […]

It was on Nov. 25, 1969 that John Lennon returned his MBE to the Queen, as an act of protest against the Vietnam war. Lennon’s chauffeur Les Anthony returned the insignia of the award to Buckinham Palace in the morning, also delivering handwritten letters to the Queen, prime minister Harold Wilson, and the secretary of […]

See how many you can score in our Queen quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/queen_quiz Queen Quiz Queen Quiz Read it here

We love this new book – The Dead Straight Guide to Queen. It features the 50 best Queen tracks and the stories behind them, plus every album, single, and loads of Queen trivia. Read it here


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