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Queen: Radio Ga Ga Meaning


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Song Released: 1984

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I'd sit alone and watch your light
My only friend
Through teenage nights
And everything
I had to know
I heard it on my radio

You gave them all
Those old time stars
Through wars of worlds
Invaded by Mars
You made 'em...


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    Feb 1st, 2017 2:32pm report

    Remembering the times when Radio was like a enlighten godly friend for Freddie Mercury and the people that had the power to entertaine our imagination that came through the airwaves. Like the 1938 Orson Welles War Of The Worlds alien invasion of the Earth that came through the Radio. Unfortunately caused panic attacks in some people 'cause it was believed to be actually happening,but for most it was a good entertainment. Compare to the times in 1984 when Radio was losing it's importance to promote good music and imagination, only getting more Goo,Goo,Ga,Ga luney tunes. Yearning for the Radio to make a comeback in the future, which it did a little in the present time with Conservitive Radio.


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    Oct 11th, 2015 10:12pm report

    Wow! If you've read any books about Queen or watched documentaries on the band,you would know that this song is about how radio is in jeopardy of becoming obsolete due to MTV and VH1. They are reminiscing and pleading with the radio to not go away. They believe that the radio has not even come close to reaching its peak.They are letting us know that the radio will prevail despite all.


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    Oct 21st, 2012 10:19pm report

    roger taylor wrote this song when his son said rado caca and he thought it s quite catchy.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    Jun 29th, 2012 6:26am report

    Lady Gaga got her stage name from the Queen song, 'Radio Ga-Ga', when music producer Rob Fusari compared her singing to that of Freddie Mercury.

    I read this on Wiki answers, thank you.....all credit to the guy who wrote it.


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    Feb 19th, 2012 2:15am report


    please, I read it somewhere on the internet. Lady Gaga choose her Alias because she is a huge fan of queen. So she choose to use the name "Gaga" because this is one of her favorite Queen songs.


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    Jan 19th, 2012 1:19pm report

    @ anonymous
    Gaga got her name from and auto correct saying lady not radio Radio gaga was her theme


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    Apr 28th, 2011 4:21am report

    I dunno. Good tune, good lyrics, what more can you ssk

    Ask for?

    I'll be listning 2 radio gaga! (did u kno lady gaga got her name from a txt wit radio gaga in it??


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    Apr 17th, 2011 4:04am report

    The song is about all the crap music that was coming out and the TV music stations.

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