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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy831 View Post
    I am also with Walpurgis on the Queen thing, in fact anything by Queen gets a thumbs down from me.
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    when i had to do a stint as a kitchen porter, playing this on my walkman was the only way i kept my spirits up during the time spent scraping and washing pans in an outside 'annex' (roof over top but no wall behind me) of a very posh hotel during a cold winter. The chef said there was something wrong with me as no one smiled whilst doing that job!
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    Quote Originally Posted by walpurgis View Post
    But not as much as 'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen!
    Yep I hate that almost as much as 'Whiter shade of pale,
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    Quote Originally Posted by willbewill View Post
    Yep I hate that almost as much as 'Whiter shade of pale,
    HaHa. Yes, that's a real dirge.
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    I actually quite liked the first two Queen albums,but after that they were utter dross.
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    Quote Originally Posted by willbewill View Post
    I love it but I'm a big Todd Rundgren fan.
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    To the OP, imho you should have gone with the vibe and been the wolf with the red roses

    I think though that Mr Loaf has been somewhat of a one trick pony regarding his follow up albums, but that first one is a classic, if you like that kind of melodic rock.
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    Quote Originally Posted by willbewill View Post
    Yep I hate that almost as much as 'Whiter shade of pale,
    First stirrings of prog, an important song. I like it a lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GJO View Post
    I actually quite liked the first two Queen albums,but after that they were utter dross.
    The first Queen two albums are brilliant. I can live with the next couple but they tailed off into a poor joke after that.

    The first couple of tracks on Bat Out Of Hell are worth its space on the shelf but the rest of the album is filler just waiting to be put into a rock musical IMHO.

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    Never liked 'Bat out of hell', 'Bohemian Rhapsody', Sultans of swing', Hotel California', Rocket man', to name but a few. Mainly because of the music, but also because all the people i knew who liked those tunes, work mates ,people i grew up with, were right knob ends... Not to say anybody who likes those tunes are knob ends, but the people i knew were. I always associate the songs with those people.
    Even worse they sang ( i use that term loosely ) along to those tunes too, one of my bugbears.
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    remember having to dance with an ugly bint right through Hotel California. all 6 and a half mins. poor disco lighting, honest
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