"It's Aretha Franklin-influenced. Freddie's very much into that. We tried to keep the track in a loose, gospel-type feel. I think it's the loosest track we've ever done " - Roger Taylor
"Among the road crew there were songs you liked and songs you didn't like. ''Somebody to Love'' was always one of Queen's best. The studio version was very polished, but on-stage there was so much more guts to it." - Peter Hince
Singing ''Somebody to Love'' it's probably the proudest moment of my career because it was me living a childhood fantasy, I suppose.'' - George Michael
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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