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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 00:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sometimes, when Freddie's talking to the audience or sending messages for the press or things like that, you can hear John or Brian playing some funny noise in order to get him back to business. But who is it? Brian or John?

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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 01:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Helena Dax wrote:

Sometimes, when Freddie's talking to the audience or sending messages for the press or things like that, you can hear John or Brian playing some funny noise in order to get him back to business. But who is it? Brian or John?


Why not Roger?


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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 07:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Example?

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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 07:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Are you referring to the "duck" noise?

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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 07:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Quack!

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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 08:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It happens here, for example: Earls Court 77, before Death on Two legs. . I think it's Brian, but I'm not sure.

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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 10:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Are you talking about Brian's guitar. . . . during Freddies intro?

If so, That song was recorded and usually played in drop D. It means the guitars lower E string has to be re tuned to D. Brian used to do this during Freddie's intro. You may have heard him strumming a few strings to be certain he was in tune.

FBG is also played in drop D another song which required re tuning during Freddies's intro. On the Q+ tours Brian has used a second RS guitar ( usually a Fryer guitar called George Burns, but sometimes a green Guyton guitar, which is already tuned to drop D



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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 12:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Helena Dax wrote:
sending messages for the press


They (Brain and Roger, but mostly Roger) also do noises when Freddie says something they agree with, like live at the bowl "I'm positively knackered *Bang Bang* i can tell you"

Roger also tries to hit the drum at Freddies highest Eh Oh note.


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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 15:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks for your answers! I've always thought they were "talking" to Freddie, but maybe there were times when it was just Brian tuning his guitar.

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Posted: 20 Oct 19, 20:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There's also a moment in Rock Montreal where Freddie tells the audience they can take off their clothes, at which point John starts playing the Under Pressure bass line and Roger chimes in with the drums.

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Posted: 21 Oct 19, 01:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Adam Lambert's behind makes funny noises.

If u get proper pit seats.


I think he eats a bit much


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Posted: 21 Oct 19, 11:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh god lol

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Posted: 30 Oct 19, 04:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 30 Oct 19, 13:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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