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Another One Bites The Dust
Queen
Queen 1980 Another One Bites the Dust 45

Steve walks warily down the street
With the brim pulled way down low
Ain't no sound but the sound of his feet
Machine guns ready to go

1980
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1980 for three weeks
  • peaked at No. 7 on the UK Singles chart in 1980
  • RIAA certified Platinum record; RIAA certified Gold for digital download
  • from Queen's eighth studio album, The Game (1980)
  • the second of two No. 1 singles charted on the Hot 100 by Queen in their career
  • on the record:
         Freddie Mercury- vocals
         Brian May- guitar
         John Deacon- bass, guitar, piano, handclap percussion
         Roger Taylor- drums
  • written by John Deacon; bassist Deacon also wrote the 1976 Queen hit, "You're My Best Friend"
  • produced by Queen, Mack
  • recorded at Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany
  • Elektra Records label
  • on October 4, 1980, "Another One Bites The Dust" moved Diana Ross' "Upside Down" off the top of the Hot 100, which had held the position for four weeks
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