Queen Crazy Tour ’79 autograph programme.
Queen Crazy Tour ’79 autograph programme. Signed by: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor.
British rock band that formed in London in 1970. Their classic line-up was Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano). Brian May (lead guitar, vocals), Roger Taylor (drums, vocals), and John Deacon (bass guitar). Queen’s earliest works were influenced by progressive rock. Hard rock and heavy metal, but the band gradually ventured into more conventional and radio-friendly works. By incorporating further styles, such as arena rock and pop rock, into their music.
The band’s 1977 album News of the World contained “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions”. Which have become anthems at sporting events. By the early 1980s, Queen were one of the biggest stadium rock bands in the world. Released in 1980, “Another One Bites the Dust” is their best selling single. While their 1981 compilation album Greatest Hits is the best selling album in the UK and is certified eight times platinum in the US. Their performance at the 1985 Live Aid concert. Has been ranked among the greatest in rock history by various music publications, and the best in a 2005 industry poll.
Freddie Mercury sadly passed away in 1991.