Bohemian Rhapsody.

Where does the time go?

Forty five years since that day,

That day when Bohemian Rhapsody

Came into my life,

Forty five years ago today

When it began its creation,

A song that stands out,

Stands out from so many.

I have heard it so many times,

Seen it sang so many times,

Sang it myself,

But still that song is special,

So special.

It will sail into music’s history

And be heard forever,

And when I pass

I will still hear it

As it sails through the ether,

Sails through the ether with me.

Where does the time go.


  • orchidee

    Good write Gold. Was we hearing it in 1066? The Hastings Rhapsody?

    • Goldfinch60

      Yes, thats where the Bohemian one came from.


      • orchidee

        I should have stayed in Bohemia in 1066. Would have saved me mucking everything up!

      • Neville

        Once heard, neva forgot ...

        I remember well the very first time I eva heard it too ....

        I also ask the very same question .. and frequently ....


        • Goldfinch60

          So do I, I had just been promoted in my job and had to move from Kent to Portsmouth, I was staying in a hotel while house buying sorted. I got to know the staff very well and me and the Assistant Manager were skateboarding along a corridor when this was play - as you do.
          The choir that Iam in have sang this song and it is not easy, once we cracked it the feedback from the audiences was amazing.


        • L. B. Mek

          life wouldn't be so precious if it weren't so damn elusive...
          I say keep your preciousness -nature and give us a pause button feature
          and we, will reverse global warming: out of the goodness of our hearts... Deal?!
          a poignant question Andy, that everyone can relate to

        • dusk arising

          Scarramooche scarramouche can you do the fandango? I dunno why but i always sing the word fandango with a south wales accent... strange but true.
          Time goes down the plug hole every time u pull the plug. So stop washing and stay young.

          • Goldfinch60

            There is a poem coming about your remark d a, I have just written it while drinking coffee in my coffee bar.


          • Michael Edwards

            Strange isn't it - Bohemian Rhapsody does nothing for me - good write though.

            • Unsub

              Sorry Andy, I’m with Michael on this one. I can’t stand that song & I know it’s a classic & epic piece but I just can’t get into it.

              Now had you written about It’s a sin by the Pet Shop Boys I would have written a ten page comment on how it changed my life!

              Anyhow, you love it & you enjoy it my friend although I’m disappointed you didn’t write about one of Systema Synthetica’s song as they change your life forever...but probably not in a good way!


              • Goldfinch60

                Michael, if we all liked the same thing life would be very boring.


                That surprised me but see my comment to Michael.

                Who are The Pet Shop Boys?

                Well you asked for it , words about SS eh?


              • 3 more comments

              • TWENTY3

                greatest song ever written.

                • Goldfinch60

                  Well a very good song that will always be there but there are so many which fall into the category greatest ever,


                • MendedFences27

                  Too many trips around the Sun, most of my favorites have melted into obscurity. Songs from 55-60 or so. But then Music marches on, new songs arise and are favored, and then forgotten. It's a constant cycle. Loved your poem. - Phil A.

                  • Goldfinch60

                    Thanks Phil, yes music is like life it changes with time but some are outstanding.


                  • Fay Slimm.

                    Ah - Andy - - What harmony and so unique that Rhapsody - - - and wow 45 years - where has that time gone........

                    • Goldfinch60

                      Yes Wow! Where has time come was in my thoughts when I heard it said yesterday that it was 45 years old.


                    • ANGELA & BRIAN

                      Angela here - Good Evening Uncle Andy - Thanks for sharing BH by QUEEN - Love every NOTE & WORD and it sure makes sense to me ! It must have broken the mould in 1975 which was 13 years before I was born! Thank GOD for CDs and even ALEXA will play it! It is also one of Brians faves for its sheer Musical Audacity! Only Freddy Mercury could dream that one up ~ AMEN. Love the sentiments in the Poem! Thnaks for sharing! We have both been too busy today to post a Poem - *MY SENSE OF TOUCH* tomorrow - enjoy!

                      Blessings & Peace to You & Yours
                      Love Angela - Brian - Smokey 🧡💙🤎

                      • Goldfinch60

                        Thank you Angela, it certainly did change music in its day, so did many bands in the seventies.


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