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Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury - 100% match to Queen

Genres: Drama Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Documentaries
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Farrokh Bulsara, 5 September 1946, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, d. 24 November 1991, London, England. Best known as the flamboyant lead singer of the multi-million selling UK rock band Queen, Mercury also branched out into extra-curricular musical activities. In 1973, while Queen was about to release its debut album, Mercury recorded a revival of the Beach Boys’  Read more

Brian May - 55% match to Queen

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Action & Adventure Pop / Rock Sci-Fi / Fantasy Documentaries Horror Mystery / Thriller Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
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

Led Zeppelin - 31% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Theme Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This pivotal heavy rock quartet was formed in September 1968 by British guitarist Jimmy Page (James Patrick Page, 9 January 1944, Heston, Middlesex, England) following the demise of his former band, the Yardbirds. John Paul Jones (b. John Baldwin, 3 January 1946, Sidcup, Kent, England; bass/keyboards), a respected arranger and session musician, replaced original member Chris Read more

Aerosmith - 25% match to Queen

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

Elton John

Elton John - 25% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Kids & Family Television Documentaries Action & Adventure Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Drama 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

The Beatles

The Beatles - 25% match to Queen

Genres: Music Theme Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music & Radio Documentaries Musicals & The Arts Comedy Spoken Word Sports & Recreation World Music Soundtracks Easy Listening Movie Magazines
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The origin of the phenomenon that became the Beatles can be traced to 1957 when Paul McCartney (James Paul McCartney, 18 June 1942, Liverpool, Lancashire, England) successfully auditioned at a church fête in Woolton, Liverpool, for the guitarist’s position in the Quarry Men, a skiffle group led by John Lennon (b. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, L Read more

David Bowie

David Bowie - 23% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Music Theme Drama Sci-Fi / Fantasy Comedy Documentaries Soundtracks Kids & Family Horror Foreign Films Spoken Word Television Musicals & The Arts Mystery / Thriller Movies Theme Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947, Brixton, London, England. One of the great enigmas of popular music and certainly the most mercurial, Bowie underwent a veritable odyssey of career moves and minor crises before establishing himself as a major performer. He began playing saxophone during his teens, initially with various school groups. School also contributed to his future Read more

Electric Light Orchestra - 23% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Theme Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts 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

Guns N' Roses - 22% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Spoken Word Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The original members of the most controversial heavy rock band of the late 80s included Axl Rose (an anagram of Oral Sex) (William Bruce Rose Jnr., 6 February 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA) and Izzy Stradlin (b. Jeffrey Dean Isbell, 8 April 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA). Vocalist Rose, who had first sung at the age of five in a church choir, met guitarist Stradlin in Los An Read more

The Who - 22% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts World Music Music Theme Music & Radio Documentaries Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Spoken Word Pop-Culture
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Shepherd’s Bush, London, England in 1964, the Who evolved out of local youth club band the Detours. Pete Townshend (Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend, 19 May 1945, Chiswick, London, England; guitar/vocals), Roger Daltrey (b. Roger Harry Daltrey, 1 March 1944, Hammersmith, London, England; vocals) and John Entwistle (b. John Alec Entwistle, 9 October 1944, Chisw Read more

John Lennon

John Lennon - 21% match to Queen

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

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney - 21% match to Queen

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

Pink Floyd - 21% match to Queen

Genres: Music Theme Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music & Radio Documentaries Drama Educational
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the most predominant and celebrated rock bands of all time, the origins of Pink Floyd can be traced to Cambridge High School in England. Syd Barrett (Roger Keith Barrett, 6 January 1946, Cambridge, England, d. 7 July 2006, Cambridge, England; guitar/vocals), Roger Waters (b. George Roger Waters, 9 September 1943, Great Bookham, Surrey, England; bass/vocals) and David Read more

Plastic Ono Band - 21% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Deep Purple - 20% match to Queen

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Documentaries Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Deep Purple evolved in 1968 following sessions to form a band around former Searchers drummer Chris Curtis (Christopher Crummey, 26 August 1941, Oldham, Lancashire, England). Jon Lord (b. 9 June 1941, Leicester, Leicestershire, England; keyboards) and Nick Simper (b. 3 November 1945, Norwood Green, Southall, Middlesex, England; bass), veterans, respectively, of the Artwoods Read more

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