I guess this is kind of cheating in a way. Reblogging your own post I mean. But as today is Freddie’s 66th birthday I want to remind you all what a great man he was. And just how much he gave the world with his music and his presence. So for those of you who last year did not see this small tribute of mine to someone who touched my soul with his poetry and his voice…I hope you’ll read further. Happy Birthday Freddie…I miss you.
I can’t believe that the day he was born, his parents imagined the life the boy they named Farrokh Bulsara would go on to lead.
Freddie Mercury has fascinated me from the time I first heard him sing in 1973. Queen’s first single was “Keep Yourself Alive” – to which I related to for some reason.
I saw him perform three times, and each time fell just that little bit more in love with the man, the voice, the attitude.
As today would have been Freddie’s 65th birthday it seemed right to reminisce about my first love affair.
I hope you’ll join me and tell me your memories.
Taking a leaf out of another blogger’s book – oh all right – I’ll just admit to pilfering her idea. I’m trying to be a pirate so that’s allowed. I hope you’ll not only share some of those memories with me but…
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