Dwight Yoakam Songs: Dwight Yoakam Discography, Suspicious Minds, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, I Want You to Want Me, Honky Tonk Man

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 110 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 20. Chapters: Ain't That Lonely Yet, Always Late with Your Kisses, A Thousand Miles from Nowhere, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Dwight Yoakam singles discography, Fast as You, Guitars, Cadillacs, Honky Tonk Man (song), It Only Hurts When I Cry, It Won't Hurt, I Got You (Dwight Yoakam song), I Sang Dixie, I Want You to Want Me, Little Sister (Elvis Presley song), Little Ways, Mercury Blues, Nothing's Changed Here, Nothing (Dwight Yoakam song), Please, Please Baby, Pocket of a Clown, Streets of Bakersfield, Suspicious Minds, The Heart That You Own, Things Change (Dwight Yoakam song), Try Not to Look So Pretty, Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose, You're the One (Dwight Yoakam song). Excerpt: "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" is a song by the rock band Queen. Written by Freddie Mercury in 1979, the track is featured on their 1980 album The Game, and also appears on the band's compilation album, Greatest Hits. The song peaked at number two in the UK Singles Chart in 1979, and hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. on 23 February 1980, remaining there for four consecutive weeks. It topped the Australian ARIA Charts for seven weeks. Having composed "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" on guitar, Mercury played rhythm guitar while performing the song live, which was the first time he played guitar in concert. Queen played the song live between 1979 and 1986, and a live performance of the song is recorded in the albums Queen Rock Montreal and Queen at Wembley. Since its release, the song has been covered by a number of artists. The song was played live on 20 April 1992 during The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, performed by Robert Plant with Queen. The style of the song was described by author Karl Coryat as rockabilly in his 1999 book titled The Bass Player Book.. The song is featured on series two of Miranda, episode entitled Just Be Normal. As reported by Freddie Mercury in Melody Maker, 2 May 1981, he composed "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" on the guitar in just five to ten minutes. The song was written by Mercury as a tribute to Elvis Presley. Queen drummer Roger Taylor added in an interview that Mercury wrote it in 10 minutes while lounging in a bath in the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich during one of their extensive Munich recording sessions. Mercury took it to the studio shortly after writing it and presented it to Roger Taylor and John Deacon. The three of them, with their new producer Mack, recorded it at Musicland Studios in Munich. The entire song was reportedly recorded in less than half an hour (although Mack says it was six hours). Having written "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" on guitar and played rhythm on the record, for the fir

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