500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

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Queen, 'We Will Rock You'

338. Queen, 'We Will Rock You'

Writers: Brian May, Mike Stone
Producers: Queen
Released: Oct. '77, Elektra
14 weeks; No. 52

In 1977, Sid Vicious wandered into the wrong recording studio and ran into Freddie Mercury sitting at his piano. "Still bringing ballet to the masses, are you?" snarked Sid. "Oh, yes, Mr. Ferocious, dear," Freddie replied. "We are doing our best." Queen soon one-upped the punks with this foot-stomping, conquering-army smash, the B side of "We Are the Champions."

Appears on: News of the World (Hollywood)

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