Queen - It's A Hard Life / Leoncavallo - 'Vesti La Giubba'
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27 pop songs you didn’t know were inspired by classical pieces
8. Queen - It's A Hard Life / Leoncavallo - 'Vesti La Giubba'
If anyone in the pop world was going to take on opera, it was Freddie Mercury. Here, he nabs the melody from Leoncavallo's 'Vesti La Giubba' from his opera Pagliacci.