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“We Are the Champions” by Queen

Queen's iconic anthem is a perfect memorial song for a loved one who lived life on their own terms

For those of us who came of age in the 60s and 70s, the word “Queen” evokes memories of the rock & roll band led by singer/songwriter Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara in the Sultanate of Zanzibar in 1946). From … Continue reading

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Memorial Music: “The Show Must Go On” by Queen

A powerful song about strength in the face of death

Queen’s incredible power-ballad, “The Show Must Go On”, radiates the unadulterated strength that bubbles to the surface when one faces a death-sentence in the form of terminal illness. The song itself was released in 1991, just one month before the untimely AIDs-related death … Continue reading

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