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Brian May

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Queen's Brian May (1982)

Interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, May 1982

The poodle-headed plank-spanker talks about the making of Queen's latest album Hot Space: its slightly torturous recording process; the influence of black music and the Isley Brothers in particular; the failure of 'Body Language' as a UK single; their success in Argentina at the time of the Falklands War; the abuse suffered by support act Bow Wow Wow from Queen fans on tour; making 'Under Pressure' with David Bowie, and their upcoming plans.

File format: mp3; file size: 32.7mb, interview length: 34' 02" sound quality: *****

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If Queen Won't, Brian May

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, March 1984

SO HERE I am back in the giant Ajax can on Vine Street and waiting for Brian May. I look at my watch; the little ...

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