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Brian thingy and those other chappies who play guitar

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  • M-A_19
    Citizen of Tanelorn
    • Mar 2004
    • 206

    Brian thingy and those other chappies who play guitar

    from the queen's recent celebrity bash:


    Meanwhile, the Queen spent the evening greeting celebrity guests, including Charlotte Church and Phil Collins, with the usual handshake and thinly-veiled grimace.

    When Her Majesty asked Brian May who he was, he had to remind her that he played the National Anthem on the roof of the Palace to start the 2002 Golden Jubilee rock concert.

    "Oh! That was you was it?" the Queen exclaimed.

    Moving on to Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, the Queen inquired: "Are you a guitarist too?"

    Guitar god Eric Clapton took no chances and, firmly shaking the Queen's hand, introduced himself by name. But by now the Queen was on a roll.

    "Have you been playing a long time?" the Queen asked.

    "It must be 45 years now," replied 59-year-old Clapton.


    Who says the monarchy is out of touch? The Queen should have been in a queue waiting to shake hands with three musicians who have shook the world, not the other way around.

    and Phil Collins? a celebrity?
    \"It got worse. He needed something to cure himself. What? he asked. M-A 19 he answered.\"
  • Groakes
    • Jan 2005
    • 2512

    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
    Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.


    • HawkLord
      Guardian of the Grail
      • Oct 2004
      • 487

      I cant believe that. I bet even my gran knows who Jimmy Page is!


      • Marca
        Eternal Champion
        • Aug 2004
        • 2014

        I did find this funny actually. It's like an alternate universe where the last fifty years of popular music has passed royalty by... :?
        'You know, I can't keep up with you. If I hadn't met you in person, I quite honestly would NOT believe you really existed. I just COULDN'T. You do so MUCH... if half of what goes into your zines is to be believed, you've read more at the age of 17 than I have at the age of 32 - LOTS more'

        Archie Mercer to Mike (Burroughsania letters page, 1957)


        • HawkLord
          Guardian of the Grail
          • Oct 2004
          • 487

          This is the funniest thing ever man! I guess the queen's probably more into classical then
          At least Tony Blair plays guitar though, maybe he should educate the queen on popular music!