Music Makers Encyclopedia: Q


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Quavo

Song(s):
Congratulations (2016) – see Post Malone
I’m the One (2017) – see DJ Khaled


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):
Queen: Top 50 Songs
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, released 1981)
A Kind of Magic (1986)
Greatest Hits II (compilation: 1981-91, released 1991)
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)


Queensrÿche

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)


Quiet Riot

Song(s):
Cum on Feel the Noize (1983)
Bang Your Head (Metal Health) (1983)


Dan Quinn

Singer born in 1860 in New York, NY. Died 11/7/1938. One of the 1890s top three vocal recording stars. Recorded over 2500 songs over a two-decade career.

Song(s):
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two) (1893)
The Band Played On (1895)
The Sidewalks of New York (1895)
The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous (1903)


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 (1935) – see Django Reinhardt
Nuages (1946) – see Django Reinhardt


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, short bios for select acts (generally adapted from Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories 1890-1954 and Top Pop Singles: Billboard books), and links to albums and songs reviewed by the DMDB.

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Last updated February 9, 2020.