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Music Makers Encyclopedia: Q

Click on a letter to choose a recording act (“S” for Bruce Springsteen, “B” for Beatles, etc.). Shown with the act are its major awards (see more here), short bios for select acts (generally taken or adapted from Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories 1890-1954 and Top Pop Singles: Billboard books), and links to all albums reviewed here at the DMDB.

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Queen

Active: 1972-1995, 2004- Members: Freddie Mercury (v: 72-91), Brian May (g: 72-95, 04-), John Deacon (b: 72-95), and Roger Taylor (d: 72-95, 04-), Paul Rodgers (v: 04-09)

Glam-rock group formed in England.

Song(s):

  • Killer Queen (1974)
  • Bohemian Rhapsody (1975)
  • We Will Rock You (1977)
  • We Are the Champions (1977)
  • Don’t Stop Me Now (1979)
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love (1979)
  • Another One Bites the Dust (1980)
  • Under Pressure (with David Bowie, 1981)
  • I Want to Break Free (1984)
  • These Are the Days of Our Lives (1991)

    Album(s):

  • A Night at the Opera (1975)
  • The Game (1980)
  • Greatest Hits (compilation: 1973-81)
  • A Kind of Magic (1986)
  • Greatest Hits II (compilation: 1981-91)
  • Classic Queen (compilation: 1973-91)
  • The Platinum Collection (box set of Greatest Hits I, II, & III: 2000)

    The DMDB Blog:

  • Best-of List: Top 50 Queen Songs (9/8/11)

    Queen Latifah

    Song(s):

  • Ladies First (with Monie Love, 1990)

    Queens of the Stone Age

    Song(s):

  • Feel Good Hit of the Summer (2000)
  • No One Knows (2002)

    Album(s):

  • Rated R (2000)
  • Songs for the Deaf (2002)

    Queensr˙che

    Album(s):

  • Operation: Mindcrime (1988)
  • Empire (1990)

    ? & the Mysterians

    Song(s):

  • 96 Tears (1966)

    Quicksand

    Album(s):

  • Manic Compression (1995)

    Quicksilver Messenger Service

    Song(s):

  • Who Do You Love (1969)

    Album(s):

  • Quicksilver Messenger Service (1968) Happy Trails (live, 1969)

    Dan Quinn

    Born: ? Died: 11/7/1938

    One of the 1890s top three vocal recording stars. Recorded over 2500 songs over a two-decade career.

    Song(s):

  • The Band Played On (1895)

    Freddy Quinn

    Song(s):

  • Heimweh (1956)

    Selena Quintanilla


    The Quintet

    Jazz collective of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach.

    Album(s):

  • Jazz at Massey Hall (live, 1953)

    Quintette of the Hot Club of France

    Song(s):

  • Djangology (Quintette of the Hot Club of France featuring Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli, 1935)
  • Nuages (Django Reinhardt with Stéphane Grappelli and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France) (1946)

    Click on a letter to choose a recording act (“S” for Bruce Springsteen, “B” for Beatles, etc.). Shown with the act are its major awards (see more here), short bios for select acts (generally taken or adapted from Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories 1890-1954 and Top Pop Singles: Billboard books), and links to all albums reviewed here at the DMDB.

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      Last updated Feb. 13, 2017.