I'd be a hypocrite if I said he was my favourite bassist or singer, but of course I knew about him, I heard his (and O-'s music) and I feel his sudden demise was highly unexpected and tragic.
John hated Hot Space. Fred's favourite singer was not Paul Rodgers. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Wales is not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.