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Freddie Mercury

Mark Blake

Freddie Mercury

a kind of magic

by Mark Blake

  • 361 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Queen (Musical group),
  • Chronology,
  • Rock musicians,
  • Singers,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Best known as the lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury had an amazing four-octave voice. His range was a distinctive element in the band"s unique sound, resulting in more than a dozen million-selling albums through the 1970s, "80s, and early "90s. Mark Blake traces Freddie"s astonishing achievements from his childhood in Zanzibar and India to his world-conquering performance at Live Aid in 1985 and beyond.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and discography (pages 207-221).

    Other titlesKind of magic
    StatementMark Blake
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.M389 B53 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 pages
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27219240M
    ISBN 101495030113
    ISBN 109781495030116
    LC Control Number2016018062
    OCLC/WorldCa938395230

      This photo was taken in Mercury's flat, around the time the band was first coming together, circa "A lot of people forget that Freddie wrote .   Buy a cheap copy of Freddie Mercury book by Peter Freestone. The bizarre story of Freddie Mercury's life and death by the man who was his personal assistant for the last 12 years of his life. Peter Freestone lived with the Free shipping over $/5(5).

      But one of the book's most devastating passages is about John's friend Freddie Mercury, who died of AIDS-related complications in "He hadn't told me he was ill – I'd just found out through. Freddie Mercury; lead singer of Queen and solo artist in his own right. Songwriter, musician, singer of songs, lover of life. Freddie majored in Stardom whil.

      Queen icon Brian May had a conversation with STV and revealed an inspiring truth about legendary Freddie Mercury’s death. Brian May said that Freddie didn’t want to people to think that he died of something else but AIDS. It is what it is. Here is May’s statement: “I suppose there was an incredible fear of the unknown. Freddie Mercury, British rock singer and songwriter whose flamboyant showmanship and powerfully agile vocals, most famously for the band Queen, made him one of the rock’s most dynamic front men. His best-known songs included ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ‘We Are the Champions,’ and ‘We Will Rock You.’.


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Freddie Mercury comes alive, giving this book a dimension different from all the other third person narratives by his friends, lovers, and journalists. If you're a Freddie aficionado, you won't find much new (except his revealing how terrified he was of catching AIDS), but you will find that the shifted perspective invites you to hear him, to 4/5.

Freddie Mercury was a singer-songwriter and musician whose music reached the top of U.S. and British charts in the s and s.

As the frontman of Queen, Mercury was one of Born: Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September – 24 November ) was a British singer, songwriter, record producer, and lead vocalist of the rock band ed as one of the greatest lead singers in the history of rock music, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range.

Born in in Zanzibar to Parsi parents from India, he. Peter "Phoebe" Freestone answers questions from fans as well as posting personal memories and photos from his many years as Freddie's personal assistant.

Send your questions to Phoebe here. 11 Sep by Phoebe Freestone. 16 Jan by Phoebe Freestone. 17 Sep by Phoebe Freestone. 17 Sep by Phoebe Freestone. September 5, saw The Mercury Phoenix Trust launch ‘Freddie For A Day’, a major annual initiative designed to celebrate Freddie’s life each year on his birthday and to support the on-going work of the Trust.

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Legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, one of the greatest and most charismatic rock performers of all time, died 25 years ago, on Nov.

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