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Queen

Love Of My Life

Rock
  • Opera
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Instrumental
  • Musical
song from
1975
  • 1975
  • 2011
  • 1979
  • 1973
  • 1981

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“Love of My Life” is a ballad from the album A Night at the Opera by English rock band Queen. This song was written about Mary Austin with whom Freddie had a long term relationship in the early 1970s. A live release of the single reached number 1 in Argentina and Brazil, in 1979. The preceding track on the album, “The Prophet’s Song”, flows seamlessly into this song, although the two were never performed back to back live. Freddie Mercury wrote it on the piano and guitar first, Brian May rearranged the song for acoustic 12-string guitar to facilitate live performances. May contributed occasional guitar phrases to the original recording and played the swooping harp glissandos by pasting together multiple takes of single chords. The song is a good example of Mercury’s... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ What it means to me ... Because you don't know ... Dont take it away from me

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