Queen | Queen On Air: The Essential BBC Recordings | 6 CD Box Set

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"The Essential BBC Sessions" Between February 1973 and October 1977, Queen recorded six sessions for the BBC – 24 new and alternative recordings spanning four albums. All six sessions have been remastered and are featured here together for the very first time. Includes the full-band “fast” arrangement of We Will Rock You and the song that became their very first single Keep Yourself Alive.

Track Listing:

CD1: The Complete BBC Radio Sessions

1. My Fairy King (Session 1)

2. Keep Yourself Alive (Session 1)

3. Doing All Right (Session 1)

4. Liar (Session 1)

5. See What A Fool I’ve Been (Session 2)

6. Keep Yourself Alive (Session 2)

7. Liar (Session 2)

8. Son And Daughter (Session 2)

9. Ogre Battle (Session 3)

10. Modern Times Rock’n’Roll (Session 3)

11. Great King Rat (Session 3)

12. Son And Daughter (Session 3)

CD2: The Complete BBC Radio Sessions

1. Modern Times Rock’n’Roll (Session 4)

2. Nevermore (Session 4)

3. White Queen (As It Began) (Session 4)

4. Now I’m Here (Session 5)

5. Stone Cold Crazy (Session 5)

6. Flick Of The Wrist (Session 5)

7. Tenement Funster (Session 5)

8. We Will Rock You (Session 6)

9. We Will Rock You (Fast) (Session 6)

10. Spread Your Wings (Session 6)

11. It’s Late (Session 6)

12. My Melancholy Blues (Session 6)

CD3: Queen Live On Air

Golders Green Hippodrome, London, 13th September 1973:

1. Procession (Intro Tape)

2. Father To Son

3. Son And Daughter

4. Guitar Solo

5. Son And Daughter (Reprise)

6. Ogre Battle

7. Liar

8. Jailhouse Rock

Estádio Do Morumbi, São Paulo, Brazil, 20th March 1981:

9. Intro

10. We Will Rock You (Fast)

11. Let Me Entertain You

12. I’m In Love With My Car

13. Alright Alright

14. Dragon Attack

15. Now I’m Here

16. Love Of My Life

Maimmarktgelände, Mannheim, Germany, 21st June 1986:

17. A Kind Of Magic

18. Vocal Improvisation

19. Under Pressure

20. Is This The World We Created

21. (You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care

22. Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)

23. Crazy Little Thing Called Love

24. God Save The Queen

CD4: Queen On Air: The Interviews (1976-1980)

Freddie Mercury With Kenny Everett (November 1976)

Queen with Tom Browne (Christmas 1977)

Roger Taylor with Richard Skinner (June 1979)

Roger Taylor with Tommy Vance (December 1980)

Roy Thomas Baker ‘The Record Producers’

CD5: Queen On Air: The Interviews: (1981-1986)

John Deacon, South American tour (March 1981)

Brian May ‘Rock On’ with John Tobler (June 1982)

Brian May ‘Saturday Live’ with Richard Skinner and Andy Foster (March 1984)

Freddie Mercury ‘Newsbeat’ (August 1984)

Brian May ‘Newsbeat’ (September 1984)

Freddie Mercury ‘Saturday Live’ (September 1984)

Freddie Mercury with Simon Bates (April 1985)

Brian May ‘The Way It Is’ with David ‘Kid’ Jensen (July 1986)

CD 6: Queen On Air: The Interviews (1986-1992)

Roger Taylor ‘My Top Ten’ with Andy Peebles (May 1986)

‘Queen For An Hour’ with Mike Read (May 1989)

Brian May ‘Freddie And Too Much Love Will Kill You’ with Simon Bates (August 1982)

Brian May ‘Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert’ with Johnnie Walker (October 1992)


Queen On Air: The Essential BBC Recordings is a pre-order and will ship on or before street date, November 4th, 2016. 

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