These are chemical elements that are gases at room temperature. The presence of one is toxic if breathed in. The absence of one is fatal for those that need to breath.
The leaders of Generation X: “Gen”
The head of 70s Music appears: “Roxy”
To begin the show: at the start
“R” lost when “Roxy” appears at the start:
“oxy” appears at the start:
the same Generation X leaders: “Gen”
Sounds as though they “are gone”.
“I” got taken out of the “line”: “lne”
“lne” broke up and mixed with the “choir”
Anagram of “lne choir”
“I” came in “helm”: “helim”
“U” joined in.
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Chemical elements: All possible, Carbon: C, Copper: Cu, Gold: Au, Hydrogen: H, Iron: Fe, Nitrogen: N, Oxygen: O, Silver: Ag, Sulphur: S
Chess: King: K, Queen: Q, Bishop:B, Knight: N, Rook: R
Countries: Australia: Aus, England: Eng, France: Fr, Germany: Ger, Great Britain: GB, Northern Ireland: NI, New Zealand: NZ, Russia: Rus, Scotland: Sco, South Africa: SA, Spain: Esp, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: UK, United States of America: USA/US
Cricket Score Card: bowled: b, caught: c or ct, stumped: st.
Direction: east: E, left: L, north: N, right: R, south: S, west: W
Jobs: Salesperson/man/woman: Rep
Military: Royal Artillary: RA, Royal Engineers: RE
Miscellaneous: Hospital: H
Money: penny: d/p, pound: l, shilling: s
Music notation: loud: f, notes: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, quiet: p, very loud: ff, very quiet: pp
Musical notes: doh, ray, me, fa/fah, so, la/lah, te
Names: First/Christian Names can be abbreviated to the first letter. Common alternatives are also used: Catherine/Katherine: Cath, Cathy, Kat, Kate, Katy, … Charles: Charlie, Chaz, Chuck, … Elizabeth: Liz, Lizzy, Beth, Betty, Eliza, … Henry: Harry, Hal, …
Numbers: billion/thousand-million: giga/G, billionth: nano/n, hundredth: centi/c, million: mega/M, tenth: deci/d, thousand: kilo/k, thousandth: milli/m, trillion/million-million: tera/T
Police: Detective Inspector: DI, Detective Sargent: DS, Policeman/Copper/Plod: PC
Popular Culture: Compact Disk: CD, Extended Play record: EP, fashionable: U, laugh out loud: lol, Long Play record: LP, unfashionable: non-U
Position/Grade: First/1st/I/A, Second/2nd/II/B, Third/3rd/III/C, Fourth/4th/IV/D, Fifth/5th/V/E, Sixth/6th/VI/F/Fail
Road Names: Avenue: Av, Close: Cl, Court: Ct, Crescent: Cr, Drive: Dr, Road: Rd, Street: St
Roman Numerals: one: I, five: V, ten: X, fifty: L, one hundred: C, five hundred: D, one thousand: M,
Scientific: acceleration: a, Amps: A, Centigrade: C, electricity: AC (Alternating Current), DC (Direct Current), Energy: E, Fahrenheit: F, hour: h/hr, mass: m, minute: m/min, Newtons (Force): N, Speed of Light: c, second: s/sec, speed/velocity: v, time/temperature: t, Tesla: T, Volts: V, Watts: W
Ships: Steam Ship: SS, Her/His Majesty’s Ship: HMS
Sport: Professional: Pro
Subjects: Art/s: A, Biology: Bio, Chemistry: Chem, Engineering: Eng, Philosophy: Phil, Science: Sc
Text: circa : c, editor: ed, information: i/info, in charge: ic, plural: pl, reference/referee: ref, refers to/with reference to: re, slang: sl, spelling: sp, very: v,
Titles: Bachelor: B, Doctor: Dr/DPhil/PhD, Knight: Sir, Master: M, Missis/Missus/Mistress: Mrs, Mister: Mr, Professor: Prof, Saint: St
Vehicle Licence Plate Country Codes: France: F, Germany: D, Italy: I, Switzerland: Ch, UK: GB
Weights and Measures: gram: g, metre: m, pound: lb, stone: st, ton/tonne: t