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Posted: 09 Jan 05, 00:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The guy's a legend, yet it always seemed like he happened to luck-in into a supergroup. A bit like Charlie Watt in the Stones maybe. Ever the consummate professional though and proved his worth with his songs and playing.


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Posted: 09 Jan 05, 01:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Charlie Watts is a genius.
Deacon not particularly a slouch himself.


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Posted: 09 Jan 05, 04:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

For the same effect I can say Fred had the luck to be in a supergroup. Or Brian. Or Roger.


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Posted: 09 Jan 05, 04:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i think it was destiny
it was meant to happen
im so glad it did


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Posted: 12 Jan 05, 07:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i know alot of people think that john was the least important, but in alot of ways he was just as important as freddie. he was the sesible one that held them together and he wrote their biggest international hit. i think that the four of them were just meant to be together.


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Posted: 12 Jan 05, 10:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I agree. They were ment to be together. John was as important as the other ones.
Maby if they had another bass player they would have split up.


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Posted: 12 Jan 05, 11:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Without John, there wouldn't be...

- Another One Bites The Dust
- I Want To Break Free
- You're My Best Friend

...and that just to mention his biggest hits, but there's absolutely no denying that John Deacon added a catchy vibe into Queen songs.

Also the fact that John Deacon listened to a lot of music aside from rock, (more particularly black rythms like R&B, soul, reggae and funk) was something that influenced Queen into experimenting to cross over to other genres.

By no means John Deacon is a Ringo Starr or a Charlie Watts, since both The Beatles and The Stones could have achieved the same or perhaps even more success without them.

I still believe that The Beatles could have been even bigger than before if they were allowed to keep Pete Best as their drummer.


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Posted: 12 Jan 05, 12:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Let us not forget Brian's beloved 'Deaky Amp' :-)

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Posted: 12 Jan 05, 17:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I disagree. Without Ringo, Beatles wouldn`t have been Beatles. Poor old Ringo, way under-rated.

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Posted: 12 Jan 05, 18:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Aye, it's a fact: Deacon was lucky.
But it cuts both ways.

Queen lucked in on the world's best bass player.

I'm in such a philosophical mood tonight. Must be the brandy.


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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 19:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

>>>>Let us not forget Brian's beloved 'Deaky Amp' :-)

You have just won first prize!!!!

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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 19:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

DEACON was important to. His subtle bass fills were very complimentary to Freddie's piano. The Queen trademarks are Brians sound, Roger's vocals, Freddies stage performance being just as good as his songs and John's subtle bass playing.

John made them all very very rich. Not with YMBF- Fred never really sung this live with passion, if it wasn't for the Queen sound on this, it would just be a corny cheesy song

ABTD- Yeah, he got it right on this. Lucky Fred took an interest in this song. This is why John is so loyal to Fred. John wrote "pop" in the same sense as Fred. Listen to "You and I" from ADATR, its so Freddie. Brian's piano songs were of a different nature with alot of vocal acrobatics written for Fred.

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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 19:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

john deacon was not "lucky" my god hes a cornerstone of the best fukin four piece ever! the songs,the business acumen,come on what a load of shite no comparisons ever!


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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 19:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah...
i always got the feeling that johnnie and freddie were really close..
freddie seemed protective of him almost.
really cute :)


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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 19:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Not only that, but having seen them, John signed all their accounts (for their companies).


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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 19:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Spud wrote:

Not only that, but having seen them, John signed all their accounts (for their companies).


you've seen it.. how?


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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 20:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

john looked after the business side of things from 76 he did all the deals with jim beach no one here can ever tell me john deacon was lucky my god he nearly packed it in until sheer heart attack took off hes an astute man just wish he would tour!


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Posted: 13 Jan 05, 20:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

foxxy_moron wrote:

Spud wrote:

Not only that, but having seen them, John signed all their accounts (for their companies).


you've seen it.. how?


For my sins I'm in Corporate Finance (and looked up out of personal curiosity, I am not connected to Queen) - however i must say that anyone can, although, unlike me, they have to to rock up at Companies House in Cardiff if they so wish!


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