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Tie Your Mother Down

Classic Rock
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Pop
  • Classic Rock
  • Instrumental
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  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 2011
  • 1975
  • 1991

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“Tie Your Mother Down” is a song by English rock group Queen, written by guitarist Brian May. It is the lead track and the second single from A Day at the Races. On the album, the song is preceded by a one-minute instrumental intro featuring a Shepard tone melody, which is actually a reprise of the ending of “Teo Torriatte”: this was intended to create a “circle” in the album, typical, for example, of Pink Floyd’s albums. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Tie your mother down

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