John Lennon once stated that before Elvis, there was nothing. So many vocalists were influenced by Elvis Presley and we see in “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” that Freddie Mercury was no exception.
Which artists do you see Presley’s influence in the most? Share with me in the comments!
As we explore Freddie’s isolated vocals we’ll see how he’s kind of got a little Elvis vibrato going on and he’s singing very stabby on the vocals even covering his vowels and slurring through the words.
We’ll break down Queen’s unique instrumentation in the track as they incorporated all kinds of different styles from doo-wop, to rockabilly, to swing and even bebop.
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Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy – Where The PROOF Is In The Singing!