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    Posted: January 09 2012 at 19:42
Tell me what do you think is the best version of this anthem. I'm not very patriotic of the queen but I heard a lot of versions of the song I enjoyed and I would like to cover one as a joke (in Quebec it can really be a big joke) so that's it.
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Any version conducted by the late Sir Thomas Beecham (not sure if he actually recorded it, but he did it live many times)
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Has to be The Sex Pistols. Wink

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Geeze, Gentile Giant's, what the hell is wrong with you people???  LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Hemulen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 11 2012 at 13:25
Nope, much as I love the Giant, even their take on it doesn't manage to lift it from the dreary, dirgey depths. It's a rubbish tune, no matter how you dick about with it. Tongue
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Originally posted by The Hemulen The Hemulen wrote:

Nope, much as I love the Giant, even their take on it doesn't manage to lift it from the dreary, dirgey depths. It's a rubbish tune, no matter how you dick about with it. Tongue
 
Yep ^  this Its a rubbish anthem
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 11 2012 at 14:31
I dunno, if only there was a way to strip out the British lyrics and Americanize it somehow...
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Tell you what.  We give you our Royal Family and hey presto 'Americanised'
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Originally posted by Slartibartfast Slartibartfast wrote:

I dunno, if only there was a way to strip out the British lyrics and Americanize it somehow...

What do you guys sing to this tune? I( forgot. Rock of ages? no...not that6.
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America!!!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The_Jester Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 26 2012 at 18:03
No one mentionned Queen in the best versions. That's odd, I don't find it better than the other but it's famous.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote OT Räihälä Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2012 at 13:40
Hate to say this, but I think Queen's is better than Giant's.

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