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A Very Special Christmas With Freddie Mercury and Co.

Forty years after the release of A Night at the Opera we're treated to a powerful set from Queen, the best British band of the '70s, at the mighty Hammersmith Odeon.

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Did Queen Take Themselves Seriously? 'Queen: Greatest Video Hits'

Queen was never a shy band. This makes them a perfect candidate for this double DVD package of music videos.

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At the Height of Their Powers: 'Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest'

One reason Queen could play stadiums and fill them up was because they had the ability to make everyone in the audience feel like they were part of a great occasion. That was on full display in Budapest, where an estimated 80,000 fans packed N├ępstadion.

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'The Great Pretender' Was Also the Real Deal

Freddie Mercury's singular vocal delivery and flamboyant mannerisms evoked Broadway, Las Vegas revues, and opera.

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'Queen: Days of Our Lives' Is the Definitive Queen Documentary -- for Now

Loud guitar, astrophysics, little people, S&M clubs, positive thinking, and nude women on bicycles are all part of the Queen saga, darling.

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Queen: Queen 40 Limited Edition Collector's Box Set Volumes 2 & 3

Queen's last 10 albums (1977-1995) are given an exhaustive reissue treatment, replete with incredible bonus EPs for each album, but the honest-to-goodness truth is that some of those latter-day albums do not hold up as well as we hoped they would ... .

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In the Lap of the Gods: The First Five Queen Albums

Consummate showmen and masters of the studio environment, in their first five albums the members of British rock group Queen transformed from ambitious contenders into elite practitioners of the genre.

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Brian May: The Definitive Biography by Laura Jackson

My advice is this: if you want to learn about Brian May, put on News of the World.


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