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Stone Cold Crazy

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"Stone Cold Crazy"
Song by Queen
from the album Sheer Heart Attack
RecordedJuly–September 1974
Music video
"Stone Cold Crazy" (live at the Rainbow) at YouTube

"Stone Cold Crazy" is a 1974 song by Queen. It is from their third studio album Sheer Heart Attack. It was not released as a single but played at Queen's concerts from 1974 to 1978.

Metallica version[change | change source]

"Stone Cold Crazy"
Song by Metallica
from the album Rubáiyát: Elektra's 40th Anniversary
StudioFantasy, Berkeley, California

In 1990, Metallica released a cover version of Stone Cold Crazy as a contribution to Rubáiyát: Elektra's 40th Anniversary. It won a Grammy award for Best Metal Performance.

References[change | change source]

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