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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Music by Freddie Mercury

Crazy Little Thing Called Love" is a song by the British rock band Queen. Written by Freddie Mercury in 1979, the track is featured on their 1980 album The Game, and also appears on the band's compilation album, Greatest Hits in 1981. The song peaked at number two in the UK Singles Chart in 1979, and became the group's first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US in 1980,[4] remaining there for four consecutive weeks. It topped the Australian ARIA Charts for seven weeks.

Having composed "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" on guitar, Mercury played rhythm guitar while performing the song live, which was the first time he played guitar in concert with Queen.[8] Queen played the song live between 1979 and 1986, and a live performance of the song is recorded in the albums Queen Rock Montreal, Queen on Fire - Live at the Bowl , Live at Wembley '86 and Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest '.[9][10] Since its release, the song has been covered by a number of artists. The song was played live on 20 April 1992 during The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, performed by Robert Plant with Queen] The style of the song was described by author Karl Coryat as rockabilly in his 1999 book titled The Bass Player Book.

    Release Date: 1979

Songbooks and Arrangements


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Close Harmony For Men : <span style="color:red;">Crazy Little Thing Called Love</span> - 4 Charts and Parts CD : TTBB : Sheet Music & Parts CD : 884088364878 : 08750082

Close Harmony For Men : Crazy Little Thing Called Love - 4 Charts and Parts CD

Your singers and audiences will love this barbershop arrangement with a bit of doo-wop flair! The #1 pop hit of 1980 by Queen will be a knock-out in performance!

Songlist: Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Part-predominant CD, Full Performance, Tenor, Lead, Bass, Baritone

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Voicing: TTBB | 7101b | Sheet Music & Parts CD | $29.95 | A Cappella


Deke Sharon / Anne Raugh : Sh-Boom : TTBB : 01 Songbook : 073999435146 : 0634055283 : 08743514

Deke Sharon / Anne Raugh : Sh-Boom

The second volume for men's voices brings together titles released for mixed voices in the Contemporary A Cappella Series songbook volume 4, plus Elvis' "Heartbreak Hotel."

Songlist: Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Heartbreak Hotel, Shout, Sh-Boom (Life Could Be A Dream), Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours

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Voicing: TTBB | 1007b | Songbook | $5.98 | A Cappella


Philip Lawson : Classic Queen : SATB : Sheet Music : 888680663179 : 00213098

Philip Lawson : Classic Queen

The British rock band Queen formed in London in 1970 and developed a progressive style that became tremendously popular even to the present day. Mixed choirs will enjoy these full-voiced arrangements of five of their top hits.

Songlist: Somebody To Love, Another One Bites The Dust, Save Me, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are The Champions

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Voicing: SATB | Performed by Queen | 4506b | Sheet Music | $4.95


Philip Lawson : Classic Queen : TTBB : Sheet Music : 888680663186 : 00213099

Philip Lawson : Classic Queennew

The British rock band Queen formed in London in 1970 and developed a progressive style that became tremendously popular even to the present day. Men's choirs will enjoy these full-voiced arrangements of five of their top hits.

Songlist: Somebody To Love, Another One Bites The Dust, Save Me, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are The Champions

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Voicing: TTBB | Performed by Queen | 4507b | Sheet Music | $4.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Doo Wop Barbershop : TTBB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Doo Wop Barbershop

What a fascinating blend of two great uniquely American styles of vocal harmony! 'Silhouettes' was a hit single by the Rays in 1957. Tom Gentry's arrangement is an audience pleaser that can incorporate visual enhancements such as sunglasses, leather jackets, and choreography. Be sure to let the 'doo-wop' swing feeling be natural and unrushed, when the audience can understand the humor of the story on the text 'you're on the wrong block.' Feel free to experiment with the smoothness of the bass line by having the section sing on an open vowel such as 'du' rather than 'dm.' "Under the Boardwalk." has become one of the most recognized popular songs ever recorded. Allow the syncopated rhythms to sound free and agile while maintaining a god connected flow to the singing. These songs will add a cool touch of nostalgia to your repertoire and are surefire audience pleasers.

Songlist: Under the Boardwalk, Silhouettes, Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight, Crazy Little Thing Called Love

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Voicing: TTBB | 6055b | Sheet Music | $7.50 | A Cappella


Michael Buble : Songbook : Solo : Songbook : 073999065374 : 0634063146 : 00306537

Michael Buble : Songbook

All 13 songs from the major label debut by Michael Buble, a swingin' young Vancouver vocalist and major new talent! He has won several awards, including a Grammy and multiple Juno Awards. His first album reached the top ten in Lebanon, the UK and his home country of Canada, yet achieved only modest chart success in the United States. He found worldwide commercial success with his 2005 album It's Time, and his 2007 album Call Me Irresponsible was an even bigger success, reaching number one on the Canadian album chart, the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, the Australian ARIA Albums Chart and the European charts. Buble has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide.

Songlist: Come Fly With Me, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Fever, For Once in My Life, How Can You Mend A Broken Heart, Kissing A Fool, Moondance, Put Your Head On My Shoulder, Summer Wind, Sway (Quien Sera), That's All, The Way You Look Tonight, You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Michael Buble | 5192b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


Michael Buble : Pro Vocal Series : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088166861 : 142343191X : 00740362

Michael Buble : Pro Vocal Series

Michael Buble, a swingin' young Vancouver vocalist and major new talent! He has won several awards, including a Grammy and multiple Juno Awards. His first album reached the top ten in Lebanon, the UK and his home country of Canada, yet achieved only modest chart success in the United States. He found worldwide commercial success with his 2005 album It's Time, and his 2007 album Call Me Irresponsible was an even bigger success, reaching number one on the Canadian album chart, the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, the Australian ARIA Albums Chart and the European charts. Buble has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. This Pro Vocal series contains the lyrics, melody, and chord symbols for eight of his hit songs. The CD contains demos for listening, and then separate backing tracks so you can sing along. The CD is playable on any CD, but it is also enhanced for PC and Mac computer users so you can adjust the recording to any pitch without changing the tempo! Perfect for home rehearsal, parties, auditions, corporate events, and gigs without a backup band. Or for singing just for the fun of it!

Songlist: Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Home, I've Got You Under My Skin, Moondance, Save The Last Dance For Me, Summer Wind, Sway (Queen Sera), You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Michael Buble | 6040b | Songbook & CD | $14.95 | Melody/Lyrics/Chords


Michael Dansicker : The 16-Bar Pop/Rock Audition - Men's Edition : Solo : 01 Songbook : 884088312503 : 1423468872 : 00001217

Michael Dansicker : The 16-Bar Pop/Rock Audition - Men's Edition

Many large theatre auditions call for a 16-bar excerpt, and sometimes specifically request pop/rock songs. This book unprecedentedly answers that need. Beyond theatre, this volume will be useful for other audition calls requiring a brief song. Each volume includes great songs from the 1950s to the 21st century. Each excerpt has been given a thoughtful and effective form.

Songlist: Hero, Without You, Home, No Matter What, I Need You, Solitaire, But It's Alright, Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now), Amanda, I'll Be There, Golden Slumbers, I'll Stand By You, Let Her Cry, This Ain't A Love Song, If, I Will Remember You, Don't Stop, All By Myself, All I Need, All My Loving, Best Of My Love, Everytime I Close My Eyes, Back To You, Lately, You'll Be In My Heart (Pop Version), Unchain My Heart, Somebody To Love, A Song For You, Kids Wanna Rock, Lady, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 3017b | Songbook | $22.95 | Voice and Piano


Queen : Deluxe Anthology : Solo : Songbook : 073999082463 : 0793536170 : 00278683

Queen : Deluxe Anthology

Their 30 biggest hits, including: Another One Bites The Dust, Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Under Pressure, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You, You're My Best Friend, and more.

Songlist: Another One Bites The Dust, Bicycle Race, Body Language, Bohemian Rhapsody, Brighton Rock, Calling All Girls, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Don't Stop Me Now, Fat Bottomed Girls, Flash's Theme (Flash), Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy, I Want To Break Free, I'm In Love With My Car, It's A Hard Life, It's Late, Keep Yourself Alive, Killer Queen, Long Away, Need Your Loving Tonight, Play The Game, Radio Ga Ga, Save Me, Somebody To Love, Tear It Up, '39, Tie Your Mother Down, Under Pressure, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You, You're My Best Friend

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Queen | 4028b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Queen : Pro Vocal : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088661991 : 1458494373 : 00740453

Queen : Pro Vocal

Whether you're a karaoke singer or preparing for an audition, the Pro Vocal series is for you. The book contains the lyrics, melody, and chord symbols for eight hit songs. The CD contains demos for listening and separate backing tracks so you can sing alo

Songlist: Another One Bites The Dust, Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Fat Bottomed Girls, I Want It All, Killer Queen, Somebody To Love, We Are The Champions

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Queen | 7845b | Songbook & CD | $14.95 | Melody/Lyrics/Chords


Queen : The Best of Queen : Solo : Songbook : 073999795929 : 0793535891 : 00308244

Queen : The Best of Queen

12 of their best, including: Another One Bites the Dust - Bicycle Race - Body Language - Bohemian Rhapsody - Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Killer Queen - Tie Your Mother Down - We Are the Champions - We Will Rock You - and more.

Songlist: Somebody To Love, Another One Bites The Dust, Body Language, Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Killer Queen, Tie Your Mother Down, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You, Bicycle Race, Keep Yourself Alive, You're My Best Friend

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Queen | 40228b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


Queen : Bohemian Rhapsody : Solo : Songbook : 888680897291 : 1540040569 : 00286617

Queen : Bohemian Rhapsody

The music biopic of 2018 is destined to be Bohemian Rhapsody, which chronicles the journey of the legendary rock band Queen and its iconic late lead singer, Freddie Mercury. This songbook features 20 Queen songs from the motion picture soundtrack arranged for piano, voice and guitar, including the title track.

Songlist: The Show Must Go On, Love Of My Life, Somebody To Love, Another One Bites The Dust, Bohemian Rhapsody, Twentieth Century Fox Trademark, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Fat Bottomed Girls, Killer Queen, Radio Ga Ga, Under Pressure, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You, Don't Stop Me Now, Hammer To Fall, I Want To Break Free, Keep Yourself Alive, Now I'm Here, Doing All Right, Who Wants To Live Forever

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Voicing: Solo | 40616b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Various Arrangers : Queen : Solo : Songbook : 888680668907 : 1495089371 : 00218495

Various Arrangers : Queennew

13 hits arranged for singers exactly how Freddie Mercury sang them, with piano accompaniment. Includes: Bicycle Race - Bohemian Rhapsody - Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Don't Stop Me Now - Fat Bottomed Girls - Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy - Killer Queen - Now I'm Here - Play the Game - Save Me - Somebody to Love - We Are the Champions - You're My Best Friend.

Songlist: Somebody To Love, Save Me, Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Fat Bottomed Girls, Killer Queen, We Are The Champions, Bicycle Race, Don't Stop Me Now, Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy, Now I'm Here, Play The Game, You're My Best Friend

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Voicing: Solo | 41226b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Individual Folios

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Crazy Little Thing Called Love : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Freddie Mercury : Queen : Songbook : 00143643 : 888680059378

Kirby Shaw : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

With a walking bass line, sizzling horns and over-the-top vocals this rockabilly hit from Queen gets a vocal jazz remake! Equally effective with pop/show choirs, this chart will put your group on the map!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Freddie Mercury Performed By: Queen

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00143643 | Showtrax CD Available


Crazy Little Thing Called Love : SAB : Kirby Shaw : Freddie Mercury : Queen : Sheet Music : 00143644 : 888680059385

Kirby Shaw : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

With a walking bass line, sizzling horns and over-the-top vocals this rockabilly hit from Queen gets a vocal jazz remake! Equally effective with pop/show choirs, this chart will put your group on the map!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Freddie Mercury Performed By: Queen

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00143644 | Showtrax CD Available


Crazy Little Thing Called Love : SSA : Kirby Shaw : Freddie Mercury : Queen : Sheet Music : 00143645 : 888680059392

Kirby Shaw : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

With a walking bass line, sizzling horns and over-the-top vocals this rockabilly hit from Queen gets a vocal jazz remake! Equally effective with pop/show choirs, this chart will put your group on the map!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Freddie Mercury Performed By: Queen

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00143645 | Showtrax CD Available


Crazy Little Thing Called Love : TTB : Kirby Shaw : Freddie Mercury : Queen : Sheet Music : 00144028 : 888680060336

Kirby Shaw : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

With a walking bass line, sizzling horns and over-the-top vocals this rockabilly hit from Queen gets a vocal jazz remake! Equally effective with pop/show choirs, this chart will put your group on the map!

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Freddie Mercury Performed By: Queen

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Voicing: TTB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00144028 | Showtrax CD Available


Crazy Little Thing Called Love : SATB : Mark Brymer : Freddie Mercury : Dwight Yoakam : Sheet Music : 08201159 : 073999475234

Mark Brymer : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Dwight Yoakam topped the country charts with his remake of the 1980 #1 song by Queen. Available: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:20.

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Composer: Freddie Mercury Performed By: Dwight Yoakam

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201159 | Showtrax CD Available


Crazy Little Thing Called Love : SAB : Mark Brymer : Freddie Mercury : Dwight Yoakam : Sheet Music : 08201160 : 073999481204

Mark Brymer : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Dwight Yoakam topped the country charts with his remake of the 1980 #1 song by Queen. Available: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:20.

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Composer: Freddie Mercury Performed By: Dwight Yoakam

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201160 | Showtrax CD Available


Crazy Little Thing Called Love : 2-Part : Mark Brymer : Freddie Mercury : Dwight Yoakam : Sheet Music : 08201161 : 073999546255

Mark Brymer : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Dwight Yoakam topped the country charts with his remake of the 1980 #1 song by Queen. Available: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:20.

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Composer: Freddie Mercury Performed By: Dwight Yoakam

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201161 | Showtrax CD Available


Crazy Little Thing Called Love : TTBB : Chris Peterson : Freddie Mercury : Sheet Music : 08750082 : 884088364878

Chris Peterson : Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Your singers and audiences will love this barbershop arrangement with a bit of doo-wop flair! The #1 pop hit of 1980 by Queen will be a knock-out in performance!

Arranger: Chris Peterson | Composer: Freddie Mercury

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08750082

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