Interview by Robert Duncan, Rock's Backpages audio, February 1976
The fabulously flamboyant Queen frontman on 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and how it's gained them a new audience; on forming the band and getting established in the UK; on management problems and becoming more adept at business; on Queen's academic backgrounds and its blend of personalities; on his pleasure in their diverse audience; on the music press and criticism; on the 'Rhapsody' video, the band's live show and their songwriting.
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Audio transcript of interview by Robert Duncan, Rock's Backpages transcripts, February 1976
This is a transcript of Robert's audio interview with Freddie. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...
Report and Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, December 1988
NEVER HAVING been one to opt for the outrageous when the downright preposterous will do, Freddie Mercury concludes his operatic concert by attempting to blow ...
Book Excerpt by Jim Farber, 'Rolling Stone: The Seventies' (Little, Brown), 1998
ON A SWAMPY July night in 1974, I left my suburban home bound for David Bowie's Diamond Dogs concert, dressed in midnight-blue eyeliner, hepatitis-yellow platforms ...
Memoir by Jim Farber, The New York Times, 3 November 2016
Freddie Mercury, David Bowie and Alice Cooper send signals to a semi-closeted gay teen in the '70s. ...
Comment by Jason King, Pitchfork, 21 February 2019
The classic rock band has always been savvy about its own branding and legacy, but their Oscar-nominated film takes things too far. ...
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