KNOW ABOUT FREDDIE MERCURY

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Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer-songwriter and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and powerful vocals over a four-octave range. As a songwriter, he composed many hits for Queen, including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Killer Queen,” “Somebody to Love,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” and “We Are the Champions.” In addition to his work with Queen, he led a solo career, and also occasionally served as a producer and guest musician (piano or vocals) for other artists. He died of bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS on 24 November 1991, only one day after publicly acknowledging he had the disease.

Mercury was a Parsi born in Sultanate…

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KNOW ABOUT FREDDIE MERCURY

Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer-songwriter and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and powerful vocals over a four-octave range. As a songwriter, he composed many hits for Queen, including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Killer Queen,” “Somebody to Love,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” and “We Are the Champions.” In addition to his work with Queen, he led a solo career, and also occasionally served as a producer and guest musician (piano or vocals) for other artists. He died of bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS on 24 November 1991, only one day after publicly acknowledging he had the disease.

Mercury was a Parsi born in Sultanate of Zanzibar and grew up there and in India until his mid-teens. Posthumously, in 1992 he was awarded the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music, and the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert was held at Wembley Stadium, London. As a member of Queen, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003, the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004, and the band received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2002. Also in 2002, Mercury was placed at number 58 in the BBC’s poll of the 100 Greatest Britons.

He has been voted one of the greatest singers in the history of popular music. In 2005, a poll organised by Blender and MTV2 saw Mercury voted the greatest male singer of all time.In 2008, Rolling Stone editors ranked him number 18 on their list of the 100 greatest singers of all time.[5] In 2009, a Classic Rock poll saw him voted the greatest rock singer of all time. freddie_1530365cAllMusic has characterised Mercury as “one of rock’s greatest all-time entertainers,” who possessed “one of the greatest voices in all of music.”

JAB TAK HAI JAAN full songs @ JUKE BOX

Jab Tak Hai Jaan | Full Songs | Juke Box | Starring Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma

01. Challa — Rabbi Shergill

02. Saans — Shreya Ghoshal & Mohit Chauhan

03. Ishq Shava — Raghav Mathur & Shilpa Rao

04. Heer — Harshdeep Kaur

05. Jiya Re — Neeti Mohan

06. Jab Tak Hai Jaan — Javed Ali & Shakthisree Gopalan

07. Saans Reprise — Shreya Ghoshal

08. Ishq Dance — Instrumental

09. Jab Tak Hai Jaan The Poem — Shahrukh Khan

Directed by Yash Chopra
Produced by Aditya Chopra
Screenplay by Aditya Chopra
Devika Bhagat
Story by Aditya Chopra
Starring Shahrukh Khan
Katrina Kaif
Anushka Sharma
Music by A.R. Rahman

Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif & Anushka Sharma
In Cinemas: 13 November 2012
Director: Yash Chopra
Producer: Aditya Chopra
Music: A.R. Rahman
Lyrics: Gulzar

“JAB TAK HAI JAAN” – A Yash Chopra Romance. Starring Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, the film has also brought together the award winning pair of A. R. Rahman and Gulzar, who orchestrated by Yash Chopra, have created some wonderful and poetic music for this romantic film.

JAB TAK HAI JAAN is scheduled for a November 13th 2012 release. Come celebrate this Diwali with Yashji, whose movies have been lighting up homes worldwide during this festive season.