Queen

by Greg Prato

Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.



By now, it's universally agreed that Queen is one of the greatest rock groups of all-time. For good reason: They're responsible for "Bohemian Rhapsody," they stole the show at Live Aid, and they had one of the greatest frontmen in pop music history.

Each member of Queen composed several classic songs throughout their long and winding recording career. "We Are the Champions" and "Bohemian Rhapsody" were written by singer Freddie Mercury; "We Will Rock You" and "Fat Bottomed Girls" written by guitarist Brian May; "Another One Bites the Dust" and "You're My Best Friend" authored by bassist John Deacon; "Radio Ga Ga" and "A Kind of Magic" crafted by drummer Roger Taylor.

Can you successfully navigate through a tricky quiz concerning Freddie and the boys?
List of Queen songs with Songfacts
Greg Prato is author of Long Live Queen: Rock Royalty Discuss Freddie, Brian, John & Roger. Here's an excerpt.
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Comments: 14

  • Peaches from Grosse PointeI nailed it.
  • Dave from Sydney, Australia All correct! Years of rocking out to Queen has its benefits.
  • Tudor from Bucharest, RomaniaI missed 2.
  • Lynn Hetherington from Uk North Shields Oh no I didn’t do so well this time. Better luck next time. But I’ll always be a Queen fan forever.
  • Jayfrommassachusetts from Westwood, Massachusetts10 of 10! Fun quiz. Miss Freddie more than ever, always wonder how many more great songs went unwritten - but we'll treasure the amazing catalogue they produced forever...
  • Dave Corcoran from RochesterukGreat quiz, full house but been a Queen fan forever.
  • Eileen from Nc, UsaDrat, missed two :(
  • Vagnão from Campinas, Sp, BrazilMissed 3.
  • Burc B from IstanbulThis gave me another perspective thanks!
  • Jody A Sennott from Tucson,azI've had a crush on Freddie Mercury since I 1st heard him, even though I knew he was gay. I'm 63, still listen to Queen and I love that young people are discovering Queen because of the movie. They are simply the best!
  • Kelli from San DiegoFun questions!
  • Christian from Denver, CoOnly missed 3 :)
  • Shashi from Stoke, Stoke-on-trentI love these quizzes, this was a good one.
  • Tim Beeman from NorthportThis was heavy
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