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Queen - 87% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Sci-Fi / Fantasy Drama Soundtracks Documentaries Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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 - 53% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Action & Adventure Sci-Fi / Fantasy Horror Documentaries Soundtracks Vocals Mystery / Thriller Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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 - 20% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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 - 19% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Kids & Family Television Drama Holiday & Seasonal Action & Adventure Comedy Documentaries Vocals Music & Radio Musicals & The Arts Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Country & Bluegrass Disco Classical
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney - 17% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Documentaries Comedy Musicals & The Arts Country & Bluegrass Action & Adventure Soundtracks Holiday & Seasonal Television Classical Drama
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Bonnie Tyler - 16% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Television
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Mike + The Mechanics - 16% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams - 15% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Kids & Family Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Classical Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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 - 15% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Documentaries Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart - 15% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Folk Holiday & Seasonal Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Electric Light Orchestra - 14% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Theme Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Television
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Scorpions - 14% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This German hard rock band was formed at school in 1965 by guitarist Rudolf Schenker (31 August 1948, Savstedt, Germany). With younger brother Michael Schenker (b. 10 January 1955, Savstedt, Germany; guitar), Klaus Meine (b. 25 May 1948, Hannover, Germany; vocals), Lothar Heimberg (bass) and Wolfgang Dziony (drums), they exploded onto the international heavy rock scene with Read more

Aerosmith - 13% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Music Theme Comedy Soundtracks Spoken Word Television Documentaries Music & Radio Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of America’s most popular heavy rock acts, Aerosmith was formed in 1970 when vocalist Steven Tyler (Stephen Victor Tallarico, 26 March 1948, Yonkers, New York City, New York, USA; vocals) met Joe Perry (b. Anthony Joseph Perry, 10 September 1950, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA; guitar) while the latter was working in a Sunapee, New Hampshire ice cream parlour, the Anc Read more

Chris De Burgh - 13% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Christopher John Davison, 15 October 1948, Argentina. The son of a UK diplomat, De Burgh began writing pop songs while studying at Trinity College in Dublin. After being signed to A&M Records, he was pushed out as support act for Supertramp, when they were enjoying massive success in 1975. His debut Far Beyond These Castle Walls was inspired by his family home in Ireland Read more

John Lennon

John Lennon - 13% match to Freddie Mercury

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music Theme Music & Radio Documentaries Comedy Television Soundtracks Musicals & The Arts Children's Music Drama
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

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