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This Day In Music 2007: Queen Crowned Greatest British Band of All Time

1st Jan 2007, Queen beat The Beatles to be crowned greatest British band of all time by BBC Radio 2 listeners in the UK. They pipped the Fab Four in a live contest, trouncing other finalists The Rolling Stones, Oasis and Take That. 

The bands were judged on song-writing, lyrics, live performances, originality and showmanship. More than 20,000 listeners voted by email, text and phone. 

Thanks to our friends over at www.thisdayinmusic.com

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