I haven't listened to Queen in a while so I thought I would give some of their tunes a virtual spin. Jazz strikes me as a really interesting recording. It was released in '78, the same year as Van Halen's first album. To me, Jazz still has a lot of the elements that made so much 70's music so good. In comparison, Van Halen's first sounds like it was dropped off by aliens. That's not a diss. Btw, I think the guitar on If you can't beat them is about as near perfect as can be. Anyone know how much of it is the ac30 and how much was the deacy? How the hell does he get that much gain, compression and sustain, and it still sounds huge.