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Watch Queen Rock "Tie Your Mother Down" at a 1981 Montreal Show

November 16, 2007 3:42 PM ET

Yesterday we told you that on November 22nd, high-def music channel Rave HD will premiere David Gilmour: Live at the Royal Albert Hall (and treated you to a clip). But yes, there's more. That same day, the channel will also debut Queen: Rock Montreal, the only Queen concert ever shot on film. The show took place at Montreal's Forum in November 1981, and was mastered by the band's Brian May and Roger Taylor for this broadcast. Click above to watch Freddie Mercury and Co. busting out "Tie Your Mother Down."

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“Nightshift”

The Commodores | 1984

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