I learned something new today.
I had no idea I could give folks time outs on the ‘tubes!
And that is my only comment on matters amply (that’s a capacious word) discussed below.
Also (too!) to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kind of lost track myself of the critical milestone we should have been commemorating on this blog whilst both sturm und drang were paying us a visit. (Bonus points for the first to ID the obvious lift in this last sentence.)
That would be that today should have been Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday — which I had noted this morning, and then forgotten until being reminded of it by a couple of folks trying to lighten up things around here.
I didn’t love every Queen track, but there are days when I think Freddie was simply the best male rock vocalist ever. YMMV
In any event, another one, taken far too soon — but not forgotten.
So, feel free to recall your favorite Mercury matters in the thread below (or to excoriate my taste in music, which is always fun). To kick things off, in what is not intended as a metaphor for life around BJ just now, here’s a performance I truly love:
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