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Nintendo Rhapsody

(YouTube link) Yes, it’s a song about Nintendo video games set to the tune of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” It get exceedingly silly in parts. By Pat The NES Punk and Brentalfloss. -via Daily of the Day

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Freddie Mercury

Today would have been Freddie Mercury‘s 66th birthday. We lost him in 1992, the same year Wayne’s World brought his opus “Bohemian Rhapsody” to a new generation. Mercury had a stunning voice, spanning four octaves, and his stage presence was sized to match. To blow your mind, check out this vocals-only track [...]

The Late Movies: Pipe Organ Pop

A pipe organ sounds so important, so majestic, so …big. It was meant for big songs. Rock Around the Clock Recorded at the Nathanaelchurch in Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany. * Jump Van Halen’s classic from 1984. * Star Wars Overture On the grand pipe organ at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna. * Star Wars Throne Scene Music This song has become a staple of wedding processionals in recent [...]

Harvard Baseball Team Dances to “Call Me Maybe” in a Van

Well, it’s no Bohemian Rhapsody, but it looks like just as much fun. Here’s how the Harvard baseball team killed some time on the road with a little Carly Rae Jepsen: "That song we had been crushing as a team," said Larrow, [...]

Bohemian Rhapsody on the Way to School

Ah, Bohemian Rhapsody, is there anything it can’t do? It works as a theme music for the ride to jail after a drinking binge, magical song by a Starship captain, and now, as the family song on the ride [...]

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Was 20 Years Ago Today

On April 20, 1992, a veritable “Who’s Who” (and, in a few cases, “Who’s That?”) played before 72,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium to celebrate the life of Freddie Mercury and to raise funds for The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an AIDS charity organization that is still active today. Tickets sold out three hours after they [...]

The Late Movies: Arresting Music

A video showing a fellow who had been arrested, took the internet by storm today. He was confined to the back of a police car and sang Bohemian Rhapsody in its entirety, while completely snoggered. Robert Wilkinson had a little too much and decided the squad car was the perfect place for karaoke. How did he [...]

Split Screen Bohemian Rhapsody

(YouTube Link) There are so many music video tributes on the interwebs that it’s nearly impossible to watch them all, but really easy to see when one musician stands out above the rest. Richie Castellano is a perfect example of standout quality musician, and his version of Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is so good that he deserves [...]

Bohemian Rhapsody A Capella

(YouTube link) Matt Mulholland (featured previously) sings all the vocal and instrumental parts as well on his very personal version of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” This is from Mulholland’s album of cover songs. Link -Thanks, Muzition!

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 35

Evening _flossers! It’s once again time for the game that’s sweeping the nation — GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave you best guesses in the comments. Bob Dylan – Blowin’ In The Wind The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup (sorry about the black screen…it was the best [...]