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Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy (2:54)

"Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy" is the fourth single ("Queen's First EP") from and eighth track on the British rock group Queen's 1976 album A Day at the Races, written by Freddie Mercury. It was one of several British music hall-inspired songs written by both Mercury and Brian May that appeared on other Queen albums from the 1970s.

The song starts with a piano and vocal introduction by Mercury, then continues, with the bass and drums adding on, at the start… read more

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Queen - Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy Lyrics


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  • thats so !!! catchy
  • Funny, until I read the background to the track on, I'd never spotted any difference between the album and single versions.
  • “ It’s called 'Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy', and it’s in my ‘ragtime’ mood that I get a chance to do on every album and this time, this is something I’ve come up with this time around. ” — Freddie Mercury.
  • :3 Love you!
  • ...very, very beautiful ♥ .. ...and music, and performance.. ♥ ...and Freddie ♥
  • <3
  • Simply awesome.
  • aaah the song is just great!!
  • "The correct tag is actually "Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy"" Oh, really? There are far too many examples of record labels and artists issuing variant titles. It's stupid. If they don't know what a song should be named how the hell are the listeners supposed to know?
  • The correct tag is actually "Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy"

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