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Freddie Mercury - Queen

Updated on September 12, 2014

Freddie Mercury Statue

Freddie Mercury Statue
Freddie Mercury Statue | Source

Lover of Life - Singer of Songs

Freddie Mercury, lead singer for the Rock Band Queen, was once quoted as saying that he didn't want to be a rock star, he wanted to be a legend. While alive, Freddie Mercury was known as an entertaining and energetic rock star. Since his death at the fairly young age of 45, he has become a legend.

Freddie Mercury is considered by many to be one of the greatest vocalists in contemporary music. His remarkable voice covered a span of nearly four octave range allowing him to sing in both the baritone and tenor ranges.

As the lead singer for Queen and also as a solo artist, Freddie Mercury created and performed technically complex songs blending several different styles of music from heavy metal and rock to disco, opera and ballads. His wide range of styles appealed to millions of fans around the world.

Even though it has been nearly 23 years since his death, the Music of Queen and the legacy of Freddie Mercury live on through the incredible music. The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

Image of Freddie Mercury Statue Montreux from Wikipedia. Wikimedia.

Three reasons to love or admire Freddie Mercury

  1. His remarkable, versatile voice.
  2. His charismatic, entertaining style.
  3. His death broke the silence surrounding AIDS.

Happy Birthday Freddie!

September 5, 1946

Remembering Freddie Mercury and Queen

For me the music of Queen and Freddie Mercury are the songs that I grew up with in high school and college. "We Will Rock You," "We Are the Champions," "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Somebody to Love," "Radio Ga Ga," "You're My Best Friend," "A Kind of Magic," "Who Wants to Live Forever," and "Princes of the Universe" are just some of the many songs I remember from this time.

Hearing these songs takes me back to those times.

Freddie Mercury Google Doodle

A Google doodle tribute to artist, performer, and pioneer Freddie Mercury for his 65th birthday in celebration of Freddie for a Day from the Official Queen YouTube Channel.

Freddie Mercury has been voted the ideal frontman in a dream rock band.

In a survey carried out by Electronic Arts, the late singer of legendary rock band Queen beat Mick Jagger and Kurt Cobain to the title.

The poll was to celebrate the release of new XBox 360 game Rockband, which allows players to simulate playing music to some great rock tunes.

Freddie Mercury at Wembley Stadium

Queen - Live at Wembley Stadium
Queen - Live at Wembley Stadium

The infamous Freddie pose from their 1986 concert at Wembley Stadium.

Framed Music Poster Print - 24" X 36"

 

Bohemian Rhapsody - Official Queen

Bohemian Rhapsody Best Pop Number

Bohemian Rhapsody has been voted the best pop song of all time in a poll of more than 10,000 music fans in the U.K. conducted by www.onepoll.com. The results were announce in July 2008.

The song was a hit when it topped the charts in 1975 and found a resurgence in popularity again after lead singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991.

Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen at Wembly

Bohemian Rhapsody Live at LiveAid

Truly Amazing.

Freddie Mercury's Death Increased Global AIDS Awareness

AIDS Red Ribbon
AIDS Red Ribbon | Source

Freddie Mercury only died one day after releasing a statement that he had AIDS and encouraged fans to pick up the fight. "I hope that everyone will join with my doctors and all those worldwide in the fight against this terrible disease."

I was affected by the death of Freddie Mercury in 1991 because it came within a few months after I'd lost several patients to AIDS as a young medical student, so his death has always been linked to the deaths of my AIDS patients.

His death occurred during the time when the medical community was still learning how to treat this devastating disease: it was a time when so many people, especially young men, were dying quickly from opportunistic infections and were dying much too young. The only thing medicine could offer many of them was hospice or end of life care to support them and keep them comfortable during their last days.

This lens remembers the life of Freddie Mercury and commemorates all of those who died too young during the medical community learned how to treat the AIDS virus and those who have died since in the 25 years that AIDS as been identified as a disease.

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Red Ribbon. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

Freddie Mercury Solo Albums from Amazon

Freddie Mercury on Queen Songs and Shows

I like people to go away from a Queen show feeling fully entertained.

I think Queen songs are pure escapism, like going to see a good film.

Freddie Mercury

Queen in Concert and in Videos on Amazon

Includes information on purchasing special Freddie Mercury merchandise as well as information about Queen + tours and the Musical "We Will Rock You."

The Greatest Hits of Queen on Amazon

Queen Rock Montreal and Live Aid Available on Amazon

A Dedication to all the Beautiful People at Live Aid - From Freddie Mercury

This next song is only dedicated to the beautiful people here tonight.

That means all of you.

Thank you for coming along and making this a great occasion.

Freddie Mercury

Live Aid, 1985

Queen Voted Best at LiveAid on YouTube

After re-watching all of the video clips from the LiveAid concert it isn't hard to see why Queen with Freddie Mercury was voted the Best Group at LiveAid. Their 1985 Live Aid performance was voted the best live music performance of all time in a BBC poll.

Freddie Mercury on the Success of Queen

The reason we're successful, darling?

My overall charisma, of course.

Freddie Mercury

Barcelona - Official Version

Freddie Mercury - Live Version of Barcelona on YouTube

Freddie Mercury performs Barcelona with Montserrat Cabelle.

Freddie Mercury - Barcelona With Montserrat Cabelle

Freddie Mercury on Being Genuine

I'm not afraid to speak out, and say things that I want to do,

or do the things that I want to do, so um,

I think in the end, being natural, and being, being actually genuine is what wins.

Freddie Mercury

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I'm Going Slightly Mad - Queen Official

I'm Going Slightly Mad on YouTube

Another of the last videos done by Queen with Freddie Mercury. The song is thought to be about AIDS related dementia and how he feels about his fight against the disease. It is sad and humorous at the same time.

Freddie Mercury on Continuing to Perform

As long as the music is still there,

and as long as the people are still buying the music,

then, then it's OK.

When they stop stop buying our records,

then I'll say goodbye and do something else,

become a strip artist or something.

Freddie Mercury

These Are the Days of Our Lives - Queen Official

These Are The Days Of Our Lives

This is the last video done by Queen with Freddie Mercury. You can really see how thin and gaunt he has become from the disease.

Red Ribbon AIDS
Red Ribbon AIDS | Source

Freddie Mercury - "AIDS changed my life"

AIDS changed my life. I have stopped going out, I've become almost a nun. I was extremely promiscuous, but I've stopped all that. What's more, I don't miss that kind of life. Anyone who has been promiscuous should have an AIDS test. I'm fine, I'm clear."

It wouldn't be too long before we would discover that this statement (about being clear) wasn't entirely true.

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Freddie Mercury's Last Public Statement - November 23, 1991

Following the enormous conjecture in the press over the last two weeks, I wish to confirm that I have been tested HIV positive and have AIDS.

I felt it correct to keep this information private to date to protect the privacy of those around me.

However, the time has come now for my friends and fans around the world to know the truth and I hope that everyone will join with my doctors and all those worldwide in the fight against this terrible disease.

My privacy has always been very special to me and I am famous for my lack of interviews. Please understand this policy will continue.

Freddie Mercury

Last public statement, made one day before his death.

Articles about Freddie Mercury

Read more about Freddie Mercury.

A Winter's Tale - Queen Official

Freddie Mercury A Winter's Tale on YouTube

A Winter's Tale was the last song composed entirely by Freddie Mercury that he recorded. The song was inspired as he sat staring out the windows of their recording studio at Lake Geneva. Freddie recorded the vocals and keyboards for the song and completed the last verse only a few weeks before he died.

The last words of the song are "It's Bliss."

This sentiment is a beautiful one for someone in their final days realizing how close he was to the end of his life, that hopefully he had found a sense of peace, tranquility and bliss.

Made in Heaven in the Amazon Spotlight

Made In Heaven
Made In Heaven

The "last" Queen album featuring Freddie Mercury, released four years after the death of Freddie Mercury.

Four of the songs were hit singles in the UK: "Heaven For Everyone", "A Winter's Tale", "Too Much Love Will Kill You", "Let Me Live" and "You Don't Fool Me."

 

Their Death - November 24, 1991

Freddie
Freddie | Source

Defining Moment in a Legend's Life...

The defining moment in any legend's life is their death. Before a great person dies, they are simply the fodder of gossip columns across the world, a temporary starlet just like all the others.

After they are gone, a haunting shadow and a deep reverence hangs over their name forever. Past mistakes are forgotten, unsuccessful projects become masterpieces and their life story is viewed as if it were an ancient Greek tragedy, a fable or an urban myth.


Source: Freddie Mercury. Fyne Times.

Photo Source: Nick Halpern-Manners. Freddie. Some Rights Reserved. Creative Commons.

Red Ribbon for AIDS

Red Ribbon
Red Ribbon | Source

Freddie's Death Broke the Silence Around AIDS

AIDS Became Something the World Needed to Acknowlege

Ironically, since he had been declared HIV positive, he had striven to keep his condition a secret and to ensure that no shame could come upon his family, yet his death helped to open the doors for debate worldwide. AIDS was no longer a stigma, a gay plague, a shame.

His death took AIDS from being 'something other people have' to something the whole world needed to wise up to. In every tribute to the great man, from concerts to singles, books to t-shirts, AIDS awareness was ever present.

When Mercury died, the silence surrounding AIDS died with him.

Source: Freddie Mercury. Fyne Times.

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Somebody to Love George Michaels with Queen

George Michaels and Queen performing at the 1992 Tribute to Freddie Mercury.

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert 10th Anniversary Edition on Amazon

Queen: The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Queen: The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert 10th Anniversary Edition features many of the performances from the 1992 Tribute Concert.

 

Sponsor a Star In Memory of Freddie Mercury

To celebrate what would have been Freddie Mercury's 60th birthday on September 5th, 2006 two virtual online constellations were created in his name to benefit the Mercury Phoenix Trust. The goal is to fill the two constellations with as many stars and messages as possible from around the world.

You can post your own personal message to Freddie and sponsor a virtual star in either the Lover of Life or Singer of Songs constellations.

When you sponsor a star you will be asked to make a donation of your choice to the Mecury Phoenix Trust; this trust was established by the remaining members of Queen in Freddie's memory to help fight AIDS worldwide.

Freddie Mercury - Lover of Life, Singer of Songs on Amazon

It's in our own hands to bring a stop to AIDS

By making the song available for free we hope to help Nelson Mandela with his campaign to get across the message that no-one is safe from infection.

We have to be aware, we have to protect ourselves and those we love.

Roger Taylor

The song follows the line of Mr. Mandela's personal message: it's in our own hands to bring a stop to this."

The Mercury Phoenix Trust

Since 1992 the Mercury Phoenix Trust have been responsible for donating more than £8 million (equivalent of 16 million US Dollars) in the fight against AIDS making over 600 grants to charities worldwide.

Having a Good Time Within the Years He'd Had

In the end, all the mistakes and all the excuses are down to me.

I like to feel that I'm just being my honest self and as far as I'm concerned I just want to pack in as much of life and fun, having a good time as much as I can within in the years I have.

Well there you are...

Freddie Mercury

Queen - Only the Good Die Young on YouTube

Queen's tribute to their lost member Freddie Mercury. The impetus for the song came after the death of Diana, Princess Of Wales in August 1997, but is largely an eulogy to Freddie Mercury and to "anyone who died before their time."

Life Goes On...Without You

One by one

Only the Good die young

They're only flying too close to the sun

And life goes on

Without you...

Brian May, Queen

A Kind of Magic - Documentary on Freddie Mercury on YouTube

It's a Kind of Magic a documentary that went out on the day of his 60th Birthday; I think this is a nice documentary showing the life of Freddy Mercury before his music career when he was at his peak and when he died.

Be aware that this is a documentary of his life and his lifestyles so may be more PG rated in some of the topics discussed.

The Show Must Go On

The Work of Freddie Mercury and Queen live on. I have just pulled just a small sampling of the many diverse examples of the work continuing long after the death of Freddie Mercury. His legacy and his music live on.

  1. I Was Born To Love You - Re-released by Queen
  2. The Show Must Go On - Use in Moulin Rouge
  3. Somebody to Love - Anne Hathaway in Ella Enchanted
  4. We Will Rock You - Pepsi Ad featuring Britney Spears, Beyonce, Pink and Enrique Iglesias
  5. Somebody to Love - Brittany Murphy in Happy Feet
  6. The Show Must Go On - Elton John with Queen +
  7. Michael Johns - We Are The Champion
  8. Who Wants to Live Forever - Katharine McPhee
  9. Under Pressure - Joss Stone at the Concert for Diana

I was Born to Love You on YouTube

The three remaining Queen members re-worked version of the song I was Born to Love You originally recorded by Freddie Mercury. This song was release with the Made in Heaven album.

I Was Born To Love You in the Amazon Spotlight

I Was Born To Love You
I Was Born To Love You

I Was Born to Love You is a 1985's song by Freddie Mercury, and was released as a single and on the Mr. Bad Guy album. After Mercury's death, Queen re-recorded this song for their album Made in Heaven in 1995.

This one has an infectious quality, that really gets into your head.

 

Queen Tribute MP3's Available for Download on Amazon

Bohemian Rhapsody
Bohemian Rhapsody

by: The Chant Masters

From the Album: Gregorian Queen

Price: $0.99

 
The Queen Symphony: VI: Adagio (We Are The Champions - Bohemian Rhapsody - Who Wants To Live Forever?)
The Queen Symphony: VI: Adagio (We Are The Champions - Bohemian Rhapsody - Who Wants To Live Forever?)

by: Tolga Kashif/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/London Voices/London Oratory Boys' Choir/John Lenehan

From the Album: The Queen Symphony

 

On Being a Legend - Quotes by Freddie Mercury

I won't be a rock star.

I will be a legend.

Freddie Mercury

(And that he was...)

Queen in a Class by Themselves

QUEEN is the gift from God to the mankind, well that's no true,

actually QUEEN is God, four Gods joined in one.

There are rock heroes, rock icons, rock legends,

and there's Queen.

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 5 years ago from Northern California

      @Rosetta Slone: Can't imagine my parents doing that, but my kids have done that.

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      Rosetta Slone 5 years ago from Under a coconut tree

      My parents used to play Queen all the time and dance around the house with us kids. Great memories.

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      MarcellaCarlton 5 years ago

      Great lens-great band.

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      Kathryn Wallace 5 years ago from Greenbank, WA, USA

      Best live band ever - they won me over at Live Aid.

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      grannysage 5 years ago

      I absolutely love Queen. Freddie is deeply missed. Have you seen Adam Lambert sing with Queen? He did an MTV awards show and signed on to do some shows this summer. He is the only one who can pull it off in my opinion. Look for it on You-Tube.

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      ferginarg lm 5 years ago

      Definitely a fan of both Freddie Mercury and Queen, one of the biggest disappointments of my "must see live in concert" list is that I'll never get to see them. There is however a band called Dios Salva a la reina (God save the Queen) a tribute band from Argentina and they are the next best thing, the band is incredible, check them out on YouTube. Thanks for the lens I enjoyed reading.

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      Terrie_Schultz 5 years ago

      I love Queen and Freddie Mercury. So tragic that we lost him.

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      Nicole Pellegrini 5 years ago from New Jersey

      Love Freddie and this is a wonderful tribute to him. His legacy will certainly be with us for generations.

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      Joyce T. Mann 5 years ago from Bucks County, Pennsylvania USA

      An amazing vocal range. I never get tired of hearing his voice.

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      ThriftyTuscany 5 years ago

      I often think, what would he have done hadn't he died so young? I love almost everyone of Queen's songs, and his voice is unheard of these days...gee what a pity he died so early.

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      sorana lm 5 years ago

      i love the title of your lens. Freddie is the best ever; I absolutely love his music. What a personality! Fantastic lens. Blessed.

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      BoyScoutPopcorn 5 years ago

      I like "Bicycle Race" and played it at a piano recital...

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      ananimoss2 5 years ago

      Absolutely! My very first vinyl album I bought (with my own money) was Queen's Another One Bites the Dust. Freddie is definitely another legend.

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      Tagsforkids 5 years ago

      Freddie got his wish, he is indeed a legend in the world of rock music! there is no denying that he was a tremendous performer and blessed with a great voice. Thanks for all of the additional info!

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      whiteskyline lm 5 years ago

      I'm a bit blown away. I've never looked into Freddie Mercury, and as already said...wow! That live aid concert was beyond words. Thanks for this.

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      gleken 6 years ago

      Freddie Mercury was a great singer and performer

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      momsfunny 6 years ago

      Wow, I learned a whole lot about Freddie Mercury that I never knew before, thanks.

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      lovelylashes 6 years ago

      Wow! This was such a comprehensive lens. Freddie Mercury was a true performer. Blessed by a music loving SquidAngel.

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      jaimepuxxle 6 years ago

      Probably the most charismatic performer EVER! Other musicians may have other talents, but nobody can compare to Freddie for his energy on stage. One of a kind. A great loss to the world.

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      EuroSquid LM 6 years ago

      Freddie was one of the most talented singers who ever lived. This is excellent tribute. Blessed

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      Gendhis LM 6 years ago

      Queen is nothing but the greatest rock band ever! Did you know the mystery of bohemian rhapsody? The mystery behind the bohemian rhapsody

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      Brian Stephens 6 years ago from France

      Freddie Mercury and Queen were possibly the first band that I really started to follow back in the 70's and I recently started a music blog with Bohemian Rhapsody as my first post in recognition of a really great band.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      WoW. Great lens you made about Freddie.

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      Paula Atwell 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Freddie Mercury is by far my favorite singer. Very thorough lens.

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      Paula Morgan 6 years ago from Sydney Australia

      You're obviously a dedicated fan - so much great detail... really like it

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      Pryzym 7 years ago

      I miss Freddie.

      Great lens. I enjoyed it very much.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      My daughter made her first webpage about her hero Freddie Mercury when she was 13 years old and his glorious voice blasted through our house at top volume. Thanks for the memories!

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      wedunit_jewels 7 years ago

      Fabulous lens for a deserving legend. Love Queen forever!

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      Kay 8 years ago

      Wow, such an amazing lens You put so much work and effort into this page...nice job!

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      Czarque 8 years ago

      Great lens.

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      Charlyjl 8 years ago

      I love Queen and I'm passing that legacy on to my kids. My 14 year old son even got up at a karaoke night and sang all of Bohemian Rhapsody all the way through. Great lens and congrats on the Best Celebrity Lens 2008.... you deserve it!

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      WhitePineLane 8 years ago

      Congratulations on the win for Best Celebrity Lens of 2008. For me to spend 30 minutes reading a lens, as I have here, it has to be a fabulous lens! Great job!

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      Frankie Kangas 8 years ago from California

      Great job. Congrats on winning Best Celebrity Lens of 2008. Bear hugs, Frankster aka Bearmeister

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Congrats on your win! Well deserved :)

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      greenerme 8 years ago

      Great lens and congratulations on your Giant Squid award! Freddie Mercury was an excellent singer and Brian May continues to be an excellent guitarist. Incredible tribute lens!

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      ThomasC 8 years ago

      Congratulations on your Giant Squid 2008 Award! Very well done!

      ThomasC

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      Congratulations Kirsti for winning the Best Celebrity Lens in the 2008 Giant Squid Awards. Well deserved -- I LOVED Freddie Mercury! Somewhere I've got an old VHS tape of a 1984 performance. ;)

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      kab 8 years ago from Upstate, NY

      I can't believe there is a statue of Freddie Mercury! Congrats on the win.

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      Robin S 8 years ago from USA

      Congratulations for the 2008 Best Celebrity Lens!

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      Joan4 8 years ago

      Yippee! Congratulations on your Giant Squid 2008 Award!

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      Gordon N Hamilton 8 years ago from Wishaw, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

      Fantastic tribute to a true superstar. Many congratulations on your Award nomination.

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      KimGiancaterino 8 years ago

      Congratulations on your Giant Squid Awards nomination! Excellent choice!

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      Yvonne L. B. 8 years ago from Covington, LA

      Great lens. Congrats on the nomination. You got my vote.

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      Joan4 8 years ago

      Congratulations on your 2008 Giant Squid Awards nomination!

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      GrowWear 8 years ago

      Beautiful voice. "I Want To Break Free" is my favorite. Have watched the video on YouTube quite a few times. I miss Freddie and can hardly believe it's been 17 years... No time to watch the documentary right now, but I will get around to it. Thank you for this wonderful tribute.

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      EuroSquid LM 8 years ago

      Hi Kathy:

      I miss Freddi. On our honeymoon, my wife and I came across a Queen Tribute Band almost by accident. It was a wonderful time and a wonderful surprise. I felt like I had actually attended a Queen concert. One of the many highlights of the trip.

      Congratulations on a wonderful trip to Freddi and Queen. It is a 5* lens and it got my vote for best celebrity lens!

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      clouda9 lm 8 years ago

      Congrats on your 2008 Giant Squid nomination...woot! Beautiful tribute to a beautiful man!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Congratulations on your 2008 Giant Squid Awards nomination and good luck! - Kathy

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great tribute to Freddie Mercury! When I was in London I went to see the play "We Will Rock You" and it was a great show. Definitely worth seeing.

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      MusicMadness LM 8 years ago

      Freddie was one of the greatest rock singers ever. I always cringe whenever those American Idol wannabes try to do his stuff. It just don't work! Great lens . . . 5 stars for you.

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      IshtarIshaya 8 years ago

      Thank you. This lens is great. You really hit the nail right on the head!

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      alicesy 9 years ago

      Excellent Lens. I like the quality insight you have provided here about Who Is Freddie Mercury - Quee.... Keep up the good work.

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      The Homeopath 9 years ago

      Yes Freddie, the Show Must Go On. Always in our hearts.

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      katdaddy lm 9 years ago

      Great tribute to Freddie Mercury! When I was in London I went to see the play "We Will Rock You" and it was a great show. Definitely worth seeing.

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      Carol Fisher 9 years ago from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK

      Freddie's singing literally touched me and saved me. In 1984 I was suffering from depression and thinking of suicide. It was the chance hearing of Radio Ga Ga of all things that sparked the first interest I'd had in life outside my head. It wasn't a kind of magic, it didn't happen overnight but I did start on the upward track away from depression once I started listening to Freddie's and Queen's music. Strange but true.

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      hearthealth lm 9 years ago

      In these parts, one or two Queen songs are played by the stations here practically every afternoon! I say this lens is ready to be on Top 100! faved and 5* of course! Hope to see you in my carnival glass lens!

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      GrowWear 9 years ago

      More Freddie Mercury. My favorite is "I want to break free." Back in the day, I played it over and over and over... Great tribute.

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      Tpico 9 years ago

      Hi, cool squidoo, I have another lens on Freddie, but your beat mine :D

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      I love Queen! ***** for immortalizing Freddie Mercury on Squidoo. My favorite - Another One Bites the Dust. I remember roller skating to it as a kid!!

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      Lady Gotrocks 9 years ago

      I was one of the lucky few to be there at the Live Aid performance.

      Something magical happened that night. It was truly amazing!

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      KimGiancaterino 9 years ago

      This is a wonderful tribute and compilation of memories. Thank you for honoring the legacy of Queen and Freddie Mercury.

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      Robin S 9 years ago from USA

      Freddie was one in a million. You've done a spectacular job remembering him.

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      GypsyPirate LM 9 years ago

      No way can I remember school without thinking of Queen and Freddie Mercury. You've made a great lens here!