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The Resource Freddie Mercury : a kind of magic, Mark Blake

Freddie Mercury : a kind of magic, Mark Blake

Label
Freddie Mercury : a kind of magic
Title
Freddie Mercury
Title remainder
a kind of magic
Statement of responsibility
Mark Blake
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blake, Mark
Dewey number
  • 782.42166092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML420.M389
LC item number
B53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mercury, Freddie
  • Rock musicians
Label
Freddie Mercury : a kind of magic, Mark Blake
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Golden Boy -- Insatiable an Appetite -- The Mighty Titan and His Troubadours -- I'm Just a Poor Boy -- We'll Give You Pièce de Résistance -- Machine Guns Ready to Go -- God Knows! -- Hello World! -- You Can't Turn Back the Tide -- The Show Must Go On
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781495030116
Lccn
2016018062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn938395230
Label
Freddie Mercury : a kind of magic, Mark Blake
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Golden Boy -- Insatiable an Appetite -- The Mighty Titan and His Troubadours -- I'm Just a Poor Boy -- We'll Give You Pièce de Résistance -- Machine Guns Ready to Go -- God Knows! -- Hello World! -- You Can't Turn Back the Tide -- The Show Must Go On
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781495030116
Lccn
2016018062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn938395230

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