Don't Stop Me Now

original song written and composed by Freddie Mercury; first recorded by Queen

"Don't Stop Me Now" is a 1979 song by Queen and is taken from their seventh studio album Jazz. It went to number 9 in the United Kingdom, number 10 in Ireland, number 14 in the Netherlands and number 86 in the United States. It was covered by McFly in 2006.

"Don't Stop Me Now"
Single by Queen
from the album Jazz
Released26 January 1979[1]
RecordedAugust 1978
StudioSuper Bear Studios (Berre-les-Alpes, France)
  • 3:29
  • 3:34 (with long-lost guitars version)
  • 3:38 (...revisited version)
Songwriter(s)Freddie Mercury
Queen singles chronology
"Bicycle Race" / "Fat Bottomed Girls"
"Don't Stop Me Now"
Music video
"Don't Stop Me Now" at YouTube


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