Freddie Mercury : a kind of magic
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Milwaukee, WI : Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 2016.
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Book
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9781495030116, 1495030113
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223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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Published
Milwaukee, WI : Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781495030116, 1495030113

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-223) and discography (pages 207-221).
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"Freddie Mercury was one of rock's most dazzling front men. When he died in 1991, the music world lost one of its most flamboyant characters, as well as a supremely talented writer and vocalist. Best known as the lead singer of Queen, his amazing four-octave voice was a distinctive element in the band's unique sound, which resulted in more than a dozen million-selling albums through the 1970s, '80s, and early '90s. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic charts his extraordinary career in the context of the life he led in the glare of rock stardom. With expert understanding, Mark Blake traces Freddie's astonishing achievements from his childhood in Zanzibar and India to his world-conquering performance at Live Aid in 1985 and beyond. Published just ahead of what would have been Freddie's 70th birthday, this special book features a retrospective commentary on his studio and live albums, a complete discography, photographs, and memorabilia throughout. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic is an essential tribute to a truly innovative recording artist and an irreplaceable performer who rocked the world."--Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Blake, M. (2016). Freddie Mercury: a kind of magic . Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Blake, Mark, 1965-. 2016. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic. Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Blake, Mark, 1965-. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Blake, Mark. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 2016.

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