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28 Crazy Facts About Freddie Mercury That Will Shock You

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    Font - WHENASKED WHATONEOF QUEEN'SMOST FAMOUS SONGS BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY MEANT HE REPLIED IT BEARS NO REAL MEANING, ITSALL RHYMING NONSENSE"
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    Sports - MAYWAS CONCERNEDTHAT FREDDIECOULDNTRECORD THE SHOWMUST GOON SINCE HE COULDNTEVEN WALK ANYMORE MERCURY CONSUMED A MEASURE OF VODKA, SAID "I'LL FUCKING DO IT DARLING AND SANG THE VOCALS IN ONE TAKE
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    Font - HE HADALONG TERMRELATIONSHIPWITHA GIRLINTHE EARLY70S NAMED MARYAUSTIN WHEN HE DIED, HE LEFT HER MOSTOF HIS MONEY, HISHOUSE AND HISRECORDING ROYALTIES
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    Sports - FREDDIE MERCURYUSEDTODISGUISE PRINCESS DIANAASA MAN SOSHE COULDJOIN THEMON NIGHTSOUT WITHOUT BEING RECOGNISED
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    Photo caption - KURT COBAIN MENTIONED FREDDIE MERCURY IN HIS SUICIDENOTE EXPLAINING HOW HEADMIRED AND ENVIED HISABILITY TO PERFORM ANDEMBRACE THE LOVE OF HIS AUDIENCE
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    Font - HISKNOWN VOCAL RANGE EXTENDEDFROM BASS LOW FOF2)TOSOPRANO HIGH F(F6) HECOULD BELT UPTO TENOR HIGHFCF5), WHICHISALMOST FOUR OCTAVES
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    Font - THE WHOLEAD SINGER ROGERDALTREY CALLED MERCURY "THE BEST VIRTUOSOROCK 'N' ROLL SINGER OF ALL TIME. HE COULD SING ANYTHING IN ANY STYLE HE COULD CHANGE HIS STYLE FROM LINE TOLINE AND GOD,THATS AN ART.AND HE WAS BRILLIANT ATIT
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    Font - FREDDIE FELT VERY UNCONFIDENTABOUT HISTEETH BUT REFUSED TOHAVE ANY WORK DONE ON IT SINCE HE FEARD THAT IT MIGHT CHANGE HISUNIQUE VOICE
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    Sports - FREDDIE MERCURYAND MICHAELJACKSON TRIED COLLABORATING ONAFEWSONGS BUT THE UNION APPARENTLY FELL'APART BECAUSE JACKSON KEPTBRINGING HIS PET LLAMA INTOTHE STUDIO
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    Sports - HEWAS VOTED NUMBER59IN THE BBC'S POLLOFTHE 100 GREATEST BRITONS BUT HEWAS BORNIN ZANZIBAR
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    Font - FREDDIEAND HISFAMILYWERE PARSIAND PRACTICED THE ANCIENTZOROASTRIANRELIGION HIS FUNERALSERVICE WAS PERFORMED BYAZOROASTRIAN PRIEST
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    Font - FREDDIE MERCURYS BIRTH NAMEWAS FARROKH BULSARA HE LEGALLY CHANGED HIS NAME TO FREDDIE MERCURY AROUND 1970, WHENQUEEN WAS FORMED
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    Poster - FREDDIE DESIGNED THE FAMOUS QUEEN CREST LOGO HIMSELF THE LOGO FEATURESTHE ZODIAC SIGNS OFALL FOUR MEMBERS: TWO LIONS FOR LEO (DEACON AND TAYLOR), A CRAB FOR CANCER MAY AND TWO FAIRIES FOR VIRGO (MERCURY
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    Sports - ASPECIES OF YELLOWFLOWERS WAS NAMED AFTER FREDDIE MERCURY AFTER HISDEATH
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    Font - FREDDIEWROTE 'CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE'IN THE BATH HE WAS IN THE TUBAT A HOTEL AND GOT INSPIRED FOR THE SONG HE EVEN HAD THE PIANO BROUGHTTO HISTUB TOT ALLOW HIM TO COMPOSE
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    Font - MAY SAYS OF MERCURY CABOUT RECORDING MADEIN HEAVEND HE JUST KEPT SAYING WRITE ME MORE. WRITE ME STUFF. I WANTTOJUST SING THIS AND DOIT AND WHEN IAM GONE YOU CAN FINISH ITOFF: HE HAD NO FEAR,REALLY"
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    Font - FREDDIESAIDABOUTTHE BANDNAME IT'S VERY REGAL OBVIOUSLY, AND IT SOUNDS SPLENDID. ITS A STRONG NAME VERY UNIVERSALAND IMMEDIATEI WAS CERTAINLY AWARE OF THE GAY CONNOTATIONS,BUTTHAT WAS JUST ONE FACETOFIT
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    Font - HUTTON,WHOWASTESTED HIV-POSITIVE IN 1990,LIVED WITH MERCURY FORTHE LAST SIKYEARS OF HISLIFE NURSED HIM DURING HISILLNESS AND WAS PRESENT AT HIS BEDSIDE WHEN HE DIED
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    Photo caption - ASTATUE OF FREDDIE WAS UNVEILED IN MONTREUX,SWITZERLAND ON 25 NOVEMBER 1996.
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    Sports - FREDDIES FAVOURITE ARTISTS WERE ARETHA FRANKLINAND JIMI HENDRIX
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    Font - DUETO HIS WORSENING CONDITION MERCURY DECIDEDTO HASTEN HIS DEATH BYREFUSING TO TAKEHISMEDICATION HEONLY CONTINUED TAKING PAINKILLERS
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    Album cover - FILMED IN MAY 1991,THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR "THESE ARE THE DAYS OF OUR LIVES" FEATURESAVERY THIN MERCURY INWHAT ARE HIS FINAL SCENES IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA
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    Font - ALTHOUGHA FLAMBOYANTENTERTAINER ONSTAGE FREDDIE WAS VERY SHYIN REAL LIFE AND HARDLY EVER GAVE INTERVIEWS
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    Sports - FREDDIE WASAKEEN PHILATELIST STAMPCOLLECTOR)
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    Font - TIMRICESPECULATED THAT IF FREDDIE WASSTILLALIVE HED PROBABLY WOULD HAVE GOTTEN INTO OPERA.
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    Font - HISCOFFIN WASCARRIED INTO THE CHAPEL TO THE SOUNDS OF "TAKE MY HAND,PRECIOUS LORD/"YOUVE GOTAFRIEND BYARETHA FRANKLIN
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    Sports - FREDDIE HELD AJOBIN HEATHROWAIRPORT
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    Font - HEALSOWROTESEVERAL SONGS ABOUTAUSTIN THE MOST NOTABLE OF WHICH IS "LOVE OF MY LIFE

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