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Old 25.11.2011, 12:28
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Re: 20 Years since Freddy Mercury's passing

I can't believe it's 20 years. Wow that's incredible.

I also remember where I was when I got that news. In the TV room of Athlone Hall of Residence at uni. We all cried - even the guys - and hugged each other. We couldn't believe it. It was a very sad day.

But his music lives on. My 4 and 7 year olds do a brilliant rendition of "we will rock you"
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Old 25.11.2011, 12:31
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They say that if you play it backwards you can hear " it's fun to smoke marihuana"
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who comes up with this stuff....
People who listen to it while smoking mary...duh!
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Re: 20 Years since Freddy Mercury's passing

Went to see the 20 year anniversary gig last night in Montreux music hall. It was performed by Gary Mullen & the Works and it was a fantastic night. The guy is a great Freddy impersonator and really had the crowd going, although at one point he did threaten to sing sitting down until the crowd got up and started to "live a bit", but let's not go there.... Yes, I know you can't beat the real thing, but unfortunately, it's as good as we can get :-(

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Old 25.11.2011, 14:27
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They say that if you play it backwards you can hear " it's fun to smoke marihuana"




who comes up with this stuff....

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Re: 20 Years since Freddy Mercury's passing

Saw Queen at St James Park in 1986, one year after his amazing performance at Live Aid. Was my first concert, and nothing since came close to that feeling of being in the presence of a truly magnetic individual. I can still feel 25 years later the feeling of being in a crowd in summer rain with the hands in the air for Radio GaGa. Even Robbie his pomp was never close to being such a showman.

(incidentally, the line up that day was a yet to be know INXS and an even then tired Status Quo. INXS crashed on the way to the stadium and Status Quo played a double length set. In other words, instead of playing the same song 20 times, they played it 40 times! The relief of the end of this made Freddie seem even more godlike vs Rossi and Parfitt!)
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Old 25.11.2011, 15:31
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Re: 20 Years since Freddy Mercury's passing

I was working on the night shift, writing up test results, when his death was announced on the radio in the early hours.
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test results?... night shift? Wait...... WORKING??????


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test results?... night shift? Wait...... WORKING??????

No Internet connection at work in those days. Nearest thing to EF was listening to the losers on the late night phone ins.
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listening to the losers on the late night phone ins.
Riiiiiiggghhhtttttt...


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Old 27.11.2011, 19:51
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Old 27.11.2011, 21:08
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I don't see the comparison---isn't the second choice just an older artist's rendition of the first?
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