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Posted: 06 Oct 05, 19:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If u are to read any books about Queen/freddie. Witch ones are the best?

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Posted: 06 Oct 05, 19:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen The Early Years by Mark Hodkinson, I love.

Then there are Jim Hutton's ''Mercury & Me'' memoir.

Peter Freestone's memoir.

Queen. As It Began
by Jacky Gunn & Jim Jenkins

Here are 2 EXCELLENT links and lists with Reviews and photos....as well as where to buy various books.

Freddie Books...

http://www.freddie.ru/e/books/

Queen Books....

http://www.freddie.ru/e/books/qbooks.html




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Posted: 06 Oct 05, 21:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I read peter freestones book and it was interesting. I sometimes go back and read certain chapters as there is alot of info in it and I found he jumps around alot but a good read. Im trying to order a used book of Mercury and Me on the internet but they are so friggin expensive unless its in poor condition.Anyone know where I can get a copy for a decent price?New books are out of print it seems.I just ordered the queen biography and look forward to receiving it soon in the mail.


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Posted: 07 Oct 05, 09:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Read them all if you have money and time.

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Posted: 07 Oct 05, 19:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have the book entitled: The Freddie Mercury Story: Living On The Edge. It is about Freddie's personal life and his biggest Queen moments. It was written by David Bret. Very good!!!!!!!! Take care!!!!!!

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Posted: 07 Oct 05, 21:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ive got ten books/bio's etc.. heres my rating,

peter freestone-bio , great read. a few good pics

mercury & me (j.hutton) great read, good pics!

queen as it began- j.gunn(bio) good read(freddie read this before it was finished the final chapter which as we know would be his death:( not enough pics of queens later years 86 onwards.

queen these are the days/lives stephen rider(bio) good read a few colour pics nothing rare.

mercury the king of queen by laura jackson, shit read loads of wrong info, very good pics freddie in 87 ibiza (black and white)

this is the real life by david evans+david minns, a pretty good read, few b/w pics nothing rare.

the show must go on by rick sky, good read, few good b/w pics.

queen/visual documentary by ken dean, pics bio of queen thru all there career, some great colour pics.

queen in there own words by mick st. michael, queen quotes, excellent imo b/w pics through out book.

rock lives/freddie+queen by neville martin, queen bio glossy colour pics, nothing special some good glossy pics.

queen the full picture by denis o'reagan, excellent live colour pics throughout the touring career.

ultimate queen by peter lewry and nigel goodall, it contains a complete chronology of every important date and release in the career of queen, great book(not a bio).


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Posted: 07 Oct 05, 22:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

get 'Queen's Greatest Pix' for a good look at the seventies tours


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Posted: 08 Oct 05, 13:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i did win the As It Began book off eBay a good few weeks ago, but it still hasn't come... taking aaaages!!


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Posted: 08 Oct 05, 13:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

http://www.meddows.com/books.phtml

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Posted: 09 Oct 05, 00:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen: As It Began is great.


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