Posts tagged "freddie mercury"

Freddie Mercury & David Bowie Sing “Under Pressure” A-Capella

Today in things that are perfect: a recently unearthed recording of David Bowie and the late, great Freddie Mercury singing the Queen song "Under Pressure," without a backing track, their amazing voices isolated for your enjoyment. I got chills. [Huffington Post]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 6, 2013

20 Years Ago Today, Freddie Mercury Passed Away

Not only is it Thanksgiving -- Happy Turkey & Sides Day, everyone! -- it's also the 20th anniversary of Freddie Mercury's death. Mercury, the lead singer of, oh, the greatest band ever in my humble opinion, passed away from bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS in 1991. He died just one day after he revealed to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 24, 2011

Somebody To Love: Happy Birthday, Freddie Mercury!

Yes, yes, Happy Labor Day, everyone. But a more important event cannot go unacknowledged -- Happy birthday, Freddie Mercury! The Queen singer would have been 65 years old today.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 5, 2011

Wasilla High School Bans Song By Gay Rock Legend

An Alaska high school choir was up in arms after the principal banned a song for graduation because it was written by a gay rocker. Wasilla principal Dwight Probasco banned the 1975 Queen hit "Bohemian Rhapsody" from a graduation ceremony after complaints from parents about the sexual orientation of songwriter and lead singer of Queen,…
By: Newser / May 14, 2011