Freddie mercury

The story of: Freddie Mercury!

  • Freddie's birthday

    Freddie's birthday
    Freddie Mercury was born on the East African Island of Tanzania in Stone Town on September 5th, 1946. 25 years later, he moved to London, England.
  • In the beginning

    In the beginning
    By the time when it was the year 1970, Freddie Mercury formed a band with guitarist Brian May, bass guitarist John Deacon and, drummer Roger Taylor called: Queen. Queen originally was a band named Smile, until the lead singer, Tim Staffell had quit and broke up with the band. Leaving Brian with his astrophysicist career and Roger being a dentist. That all changed when Freddie had entered their lives and Rock n' Roll history was about to be made.
  • Freddie Mercury's long-term relationship

    Freddie Mercury's long-term relationship
    Freddie Mercury was never legally married, but he was in a long-term relationship with a woman named Mary Austin. Fred and Mary first met each other through Brian May at a concert. Freddie was 24 years old and Mary was 19 when they first met. When the year 1976 came, Freddie and Mary broke up due to a complication. For the rest of Freddie's life, he and Mary were very close friends.
  • The Majesties first song

    The Majesties first song
    The first song Queen performed was called Keep Yourself Alive. This performance was taken place in the year 1971 and was written by the guitarist Brian May. With this song, it was the first track of Queen.
  • "The Seven Seas of Rhye"

    "The Seven Seas of Rhye"
    When Queen was relatively a new band, that didn't mean they weren't successful, they were just rookies. When it was 1973, it was the year of the newly released song Seven Seas of Rhye. Seven Seas of Rhye was Queen's third single and after performing this song, it became the band's first hit. This hit reached the part of top ten on the UK Singles Chart.
  • "She's a Killer Queen"

    "She's a Killer Queen"
    Killer Queen was released in 1973. It was written by Freddie Mercury and the song was produced by BBC records. The rhythm of this song brought a whole new level of music by the time it was released and it was Rockin' then Rollin'.
  • The birth of an icon in music history

    The birth of an icon in music history
    When it was the year 1975, it was the home to the most iconic song ever made, Bohemian Rhapsody. Fans thought the lyrics and the melody of this song were fascinating but, the critics did not so much. The only reason why the critics didn't really like this song was due to the time run of a good solid six minutes. After the Live Aid performance of Bohemian Rhapsody in 1985, the song was re-released and became #1.
  • "Now I'm Here"

    "Now I'm Here"
    In 1975, besides the release of Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen released another hit song called, Now I'm Here. Now I'm Here was written by Brian May. The song is noted for its hard riff and vocal harmonies. It was the sixth song on Queen's third album, Sheer Heart Attack.
  • "We Will Rock You"

    "We Will Rock You"
    The seventh year of the decade had already kicked in, Freddie Mercury and his band Queen, released a song called We Will Rock You. We Will Rock You was written by Brain May and it reached number four on the Billboard pop chart. In 2009, the song was put into the Grammy Hall of Fame. This was the first Queen song to ever react to fans with just a simple beat.
  • "A Crazy Little Thing Called Love"

    "A Crazy Little Thing Called Love"
    The decade of the '70s was on its last year, Queen released a song like never before called "A Crazy Little Thing Called Love." This song was written by Freddie Mercury and it was number two on the UK Singles Chart in 1979. In the U.S. on the other hand, this song was a number one hit. This was Queen's first number one hit in America.
  • "Another One Bites The Dust"

    "Another One Bites The Dust"
    When a new decade has risen, Queen started the '80s off with a brand new twist, Another One Bites The Dust. This song was written by bass guitarist, John Deacon and it's considered to be Queen's best-selling single with sales of over 7 million copies. Another One Bites The Dust was featured on Queen's eighth studio album, The Game.
  • "Oh I Want To Break Free"

    "Oh I Want To Break Free"
    When 1984 had awakened, Queen released a song written by John Deacon called, I Want To Break Free. By the time when the song was released, it made number three in the UK charts. It also made the top ten in most charts around the world, even hitting the top spots in countries like Austria, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
  • Freddie Is Flyin' Solo

    Freddie Is Flyin' Solo
    While Freddie Mercury's greatest successes were with Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon, he managed to record some chart-topping singles by himself when he signed up for a solo career. One of Freddie's greatest hit solo albums was Mr. Bad Guy featuring: Mr.Bad Guy, Living On My Own, and The Great Pretender. Later on, during in the year 1985, Fred reunited with Queen,
  • The Most Legendary Moment Of Queen

    The Most Legendary Moment Of Queen
    The summer of '85 came, Queen reunited just in time before the Live Aid charity concert began. Queen was on stage for twenty-one minutes and they had gotten everyone's attention with their most incredible performance out of Rock n' Roll history. Everyone agreed about how Queen's performance went incredibly well on stage. Considering how Freddie's vocals were dead on and how he sang so perfectly. As soon as the performance was over, Queen would be considered to be a legendary rock band.
  • The Last Song of Queen

    The Last Song of Queen
    The last song Queen did together before the death of Freddie Mercury was Mother Love from the album, Made In Heaven. When Queen was working on the song, Freddie was really sick. He was so sick, he could only sing the first part of the song while Brian May sang the rest. The song was released in 1995, four years after Freddie's death.
  • A Legend Never Forgotten

    A Legend Never Forgotten
    Freddie Mercury died on November 24th, 1991 at the age of, 45 from being diagnosed with AIDS. Ever since Freddie's death what he has done and what he worked for, brought so much inspiration to people and so much happiness. The legendary guy himself will never get forgotten and we'll pass down his work for new generations to come as we still remember the greatest singer out of Rock n' Roll history.