Posts Tagged “Queen”

Roger Taylor In Genesis?

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Roger Taylor

FACT OF THE DAY: Roger Taylor is the well-known drummer of the band Queen. Back in 1970, he could have become the drummer for another now known band, Genesis. Thankfully he went with Queen. Phil Collins ended up becoming the drummer for Genesis.

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The Day Freddie Died

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Freddie Mercury

FACT OF THE DAY:  As the lead singer of the band Queen, Freddie Mercury established himself as one of the best singers in the history of music. His four octave voice, musical abilities, showmanship, and charisma made him entertaining as well. Freddie passed away 27 years ago today, November 24, 2018, due to complications from AIDS. If still alive today, he would have been 72 years old.

 

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Eye of the Tiger in Rocky III

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Eye of the Tiger

FACT OF THE DAY:  Eye of the Tiger, the theme song to Rocky III movie continues to be a popular song to this day. Thirty six years after the film was released the song is still played at various sporting events.

Sylvester Stallone, writer, director, and star of the film contacted the band Survivor to come up with a theme song after he was not able to get the rights to the one he originally wanted.

What was Stallone’s first choice of music for Rocky III?  It was the classic Queen song, Another One Bites the Dust.

 

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