MIKE GARSON: BOWIE’S PIANO MAN featuring Grammy nominees Mayssa Karaa and Gaby Moreno Live in Los Angeles
As well as a variety of special guests including:
Drummer Denny Seiwell (founding member of the post-Beatles phenomenon "Paul McCartney and the WING")
Singer-songwriter Joe Sumner
Singer-songwriter: Brett Hool
Bassist Marlon Martinez
Original Song by: Queen and David Bowie
It was included on Queen's 1982 album Hot Space.
Queen's second number-one hit in their home country (after 1975's "Bohemian Rhapsody", which topped the chart for nine weeks) and Bowie's third (after 1980's "Ashes to Ashes" and the 1975 reissue of "Space Oddity"). The song peaked at No. 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in January 1982, and would re-chart for one week at No. 45 in the US following Bowie's death in January 2016. It was also number 31 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the '80s. It was voted the second best collaboration of all time in a poll by Rolling Stone Magazine.
The song was played live at every Queen concert from 1981 until the end of Queen's touring career in 1986.
It is recorded on the live albums Queen Rock Montreal and
Live at Wembley '86
The song was included on some editions of Queen's first Greatest Hits compilations, such as the original 1981 Elektra release in the US. It is included on the band's compilation albums Greatest Hits II, Classic Queen, and Absolute Greatest as well as Bowie compilations such as Best of Bowie (2002), The Platinum Collection (2005), Nothing Has Changed (2014) and Legacy (2016).
Congratulations to Bohemian Rhapsody @ the Oscars 2019
and to Rami Malek for the Role of Freddie Mercury
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