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Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Most bands have an acknowledged lead singer. But what about when others took over for the Rolling Stones, Heartbreakers, Queen, Doors and Faces?

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 (Reissues and Live): Bob Dylan + the Band, Toto, Nils Lofgren

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 (Reissues and Live): Bob Dylan + the Band, Toto, Nils Lofgren

Bob Dylan + the Band, Toto, Nils Lofgren and Mike Bloomfield highlight Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 list of reissues, box sets and live releases.

Roger Taylor hates the new Queen Forever compilation: ‘It’s bloody miserable!’

Queen recently issued a two-disc compilation of ballads, bolstered by a trio of never-before-released songs. Co-founder Roger Taylor isn’t a fan.

Will Queen record with Adam Lambert next?: ‘I think it would be very interesting’

Will Queen record with Adam Lambert next?: ‘I think it would be very interesting’

Queen’s Roger Taylor discusses the possibility of a studio collaboration with Adam Lambert.

Queen’s Roger Taylor, “I Wanna Testify” from Best (2014): One Track Mind

Queen’s Roger Taylor, “I Wanna Testify” from Best (2014): One Track Mind

A standout song from Roger Taylor’s new retrospective releases, “I Wanna Testify” both reflects and then amplifies his successes with Queen.

Queen’s Roger Taylor – Best (2014)

Queen’s Roger Taylor – Best (2014)

You’re left with a broader perspective on what Taylor contributed to Queen.

‘There is not a whole album’s worth’: Queen has run into difficulty crafting another posthumous release

‘There is not a whole album’s worth’: Queen has run into difficulty crafting another posthumous release

Queen isn’t finding much archival material, and a key piece hasn’t been cleared.

‘He is so theatrical, a true diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert shows would thrill Freddie Mercury

‘He is so theatrical, a true diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert shows would thrill Freddie Mercury

Band co-founder Roger Taylor also makes clear Queen is not trying to replace Mercury.

‘He’s a real dark force now’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on how Adam Lambert has grown

‘He’s a real dark force now’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on how Adam Lambert has grown

Roger Taylor is recognizing a maturation in Adam Lambert over the course of their collaborative relationship in Queen — calling the Idol finalist “a real dark force now.”

‘I’ve never tried to sound like him’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on comparisons with Rod Stewart

‘I’ve never tried to sound like him’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on comparisons with Rod Stewart

More than one fan has connected the sound of Roger Taylor’s more mature vocals on his forthcoming solo album with that of Rod Stewart. Now, the long-time Queen member has addressed the comparison.

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