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Queen - 75% match to Freddie Mercury

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Arguably Britain’s most consistently successful band from the mid-70s onwards, Queen began life as a glam rock unit in 1970. Astronomy student Brian May (19 July 1947, Hampton, Middlesex, England; guitar) and aspiring dentist Roger Taylor (b. Roger Meddows-Taylor, 26 July 1949, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England; drums) had been playing in Johnny Quale And The Reactions, Beat Read more

Brian May - 42% match to Freddie Mercury

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19 July 1947, Hampton, Middlesex, England. Best known as the guitarist in rock band Queen, May has also enjoyed notable solo success. In the summer of 1983, he teamed up with Eddie Van Halen (guitar), REO Speedwagon’s Alan Gratzer (drums), Fred Mandel (keyboards) and Phil Chen (bass) for a supergroup session, which was released under the title Star Fleet Project. He sub Read more

Smokie - 16% match to Freddie Mercury

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This pop band from Bradford, Yorkshire, England was formed by school friends Chris Norman (25 October 1950, Redcar, Yorkshire, England; vocals), Terry Uttley (guitar), and Alan Silson (bass). The three were previously together in 1966 with a band titled the Elizabethans. Turning professional in 1968, they changed their name to Kindness, performing at holiday camps and ballro Read more

Elton John

Elton John - 15% match to Freddie Mercury

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Reginald Kenneth Dwight, 25 March 1947, Pinner, Middlesex, England. At the age of four, the young Dwight started taking piano lessons. This launched a talent that via the Royal Academy Of Music led him to become the most successful rock pianist in the world, one of the richest men in Britain and one of the world’s greatest rock stars. Dwight formed his first band Blueso Read more

Bonnie Tyler - 13% match to Freddie Mercury

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Gaynor Hopkins, 8 June 1951, Skewen, South Wales. Tyler’s powerful, melodramatic voice was a perfect vehicle for the quasi-operatic imagination of producer Jim Steinman. After winning a talent contest in 1970, Tyler sang regularly in Welsh clubs and pubs, fronting a soul band called Mumbles. A throat operation in 1976 gave her voice an extra huskiness that attracted wri Read more

Electric Light Orchestra - 13% match to Freddie Mercury

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The original Electric Light Orchestra (commonly shortened to ELO) line-up comprised Roy Wood (Roy Adrian Wood, 8 November 1946, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals, cello, woodwind, guitars), Jeff Lynne (b. 30 December 1947, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals, piano, guitar) and Bev Bevan (b. Beverley Bevan, 23 November 1945, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; d Read more

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney - 13% match to Freddie Mercury

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James Paul McCartney, 18 June 1942, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Although commitments to the Beatles not unnaturally took precedence, bass player/vocalist McCartney nonetheless pursued several outside projects during this tenure. Many reflected friendships or personal preferences, ranging from production work for Cliff Bennett, Paddy, Klaus And Gibson and the Bonzo Dog Do Read more

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams - 12% match to Freddie Mercury

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Bryan Guy Adams, 5 November 1959, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The unpretentious Adams developed into one of the most popular Canadian artists of the late 80s and 90s, and remains well known for his romantic ballads and classic rock songs. Read more

George Michael

George Michael - 12% match to Freddie Mercury

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Georgios (Yorgos) Kyriacos Panayiotou, 25 June 1963, East Finchley, London, England. Michael first served his pop apprenticeship in the million-selling duo Wham!, the most commercially successful, teen-orientated band of the 80s. His solo career was foreshadowed in 1984’s UK chart-topper ‘Careless Whisper’, a song about a promiscuous two-timer with the oddly a Read more

John Lennon

John Lennon - 12% match to Freddie Mercury

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John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more than any other popular musical figure, including the late Elvis Presley, of whom Lennon said that he ‘died when he went into the army’. Such was the cutting wit of a deeply loved and sadly miss Read more

Mike + The Mechanics - 12% match to Freddie Mercury

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Mike Rutherford (2 October 1950, Guildford, Surrey, England; bass) formed Mike And The Mechanics in 1985, during a pause in the career of Genesis while vocalist Phil Collins was engrossed in his solo career. The original line-up comprised Paul Carrack (b. 22 April 1951, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England; vocals/keyboards, ex-Ace) and Paul Young (b. 17 June 1947, W Read more

Plastic Ono Band - 12% match to Freddie Mercury

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Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart - 12% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Music Videos & Concerts Folk Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Blues
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Roderick David Stewart, 10 January 1945, Highgate, London, England. The leading UK rock star of the 70s started his career as an apprentice professional with Glasgow Celtic and Brentford F.C. (over the years Stewart has made it known that football is his second love). Following a spell roaming Europe with folk artist Wizz Jones in the early 60s he returned to join Jimmy Powe Read more

Dire Straits - 11% match to Freddie Mercury

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Few groups can claim to be synonymous with a lifestyle, but Dire Straits are an exception, whether they like it or not. Brothers In Arms, released in 1985, established them as the first real darlings of the compact disc 20-something generation that grew out of the boom years of the 80s. Their accessible, traditional blues-based music made them perfect for the massive, mature, r Read more

Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker - 11% match to Freddie Mercury

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John Robert Cocker, 20 May 1944, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. The capricious but brilliant Cocker is felt by many to be the finest white soul singer Britain has yet produced. His rollercoaster career started in 1961 with a little-known local band the Cavaliers, who changed their name to the clumsier Vance Arnold And The Avengers and became known as a warm-up for big names Read more

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