Queen was an English rock band that released fourteen studio albums between 1973 and 1991. Their first two albums, Queen and Queen II, contain epic rockers by flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury and guitarist Brian May, including their early anthem “Keep Yourself Alive.” They scored a transatlantic breakthrough with “Killer Queen,” a cabaret rocker from their […]

Queen ‎– A Night at the Opera (1975)

A Night at the Opera is the fourth album by English hard-rock/art-rock band Queen, released in 1975 on Elektra. “Death on Two Legs (Dedicated to…)” – ecoey fade-in, piano filigree w/ descending rootnote, rising, sinister two note guitar riff (octave Aflat, fifth (Eflat), octave Aflat, diminished 5th (D, tri-tone), whirling siren sounds and smoke… abruptly […]

Queen ‎– Queen II (1974)

Queen II is the second album by English symphonic/hard-rock band Queen, released in 1974 on EMI/Elektra. Tracklist: A1. “Procession” (1:12) A2. “Father to Son” (6:14) A3. “White Queen (As It Began)” (4:34 A4. “Some Day One Day” (4:23) A5. “The Loser in the End” (4:02) B1. “Ogre Battle” (4:10) B2. “The Fairy Feller’s Master-Stroke” (2:40) […]

Peter Straker ‎– This One’s on Me (1977)

This One’s on Me is the second album by Jamaican/English cabaret/rock vocalist Peter Straker, released in 1977 on EMI. Tracklist: A1. “Ada” (0:36) A2. “I’ve Been To Hell And Back” (2:58) A3. “The Day The Talkies Came” (4:41) A4. “Heart Be Still” (4:01) A5. “Alabama Song” (3:58) A6. “Ragtime Piano Joe” (3:39) B1. “Jackie” (3:13) […]