FREDDIE MERCURY was an icon of British rock music during his lifetime as he is since his death and was held in great esteem by not only millions of fans but also a number of high profile celebrities, artists and musicians. Among those who admired him was acting legend Laurence Olivier.
The King of Rock and Roll was just 42-years-old when he died, but now his former wife Priscilla Presley has revealed he didn’t want to perform as an old man. Speaking with Local 24 Memphis, the 74-year-old was promoting her Elegant Southern Style event at Graceland when she spoke of Elvis’ ageing concerns. Priscilla also revealed how the icon would be surprised how popular his music still is at the point of his 85th birthday celebrations.Priscilla said: “No never. At 40-years-old he didn’t want to be on stage as 40-year-old.“Because you’ve got to remember 40-years-old at that time, was old.“He didn’t want to be an old man on stage and never did he think after all these years people are still coming and wanting to see his life and wanting to go to Graceland, wanting to get more of him.“W
ELVIS PRESLEY didn’t want to perform over 40-years-old and wouldn’t believe his popularity as fans celebrate his 85th birthday, reveals Priscilla Presley.
The iconic jazz singer is back with new material and a UK tour for May this year. Gregory Porter’s last album was 2017’s Nat King Cole & Me, which made it to No 3 in the UK charts. Now the 48-year-old is back with his sixth studio album All Rise. The first single Revival, which has some upbeat and soulful gospel vibes, has seen its music video released today and can be viewed below.Revival features a handpicked horn section and 10 member choir.On the single, Porter said: “Yes, you could say that I went big.“For me, it’s the message of walking into this life and having some fear and self-doubt, and the point where you grab onto something that you know is real, the silent and real things, the truth… Once you can wrap onto the truth then this fearlessness comes.”Beginning at Cheltenham
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY gave Queen and Adam Lambert new life, but was very difficult to make, according to Brian May and Roger Taylor.
On January 10, 1969, during divisive sessions for what would become The Beatles’ final studio album Let It Be, George Harrison quit the band for around 12 days. The guitarist was frustrated by how cold Twickenham Studios was and what he felt was Paul McCartney’s dominance and John Lennon’s creative distance from the group. The Beatles were set to shoot the Let It Be documentary while returning to live performances were being considered.According to The Vintage News, Lennon, Ringo Starr and film director Michael Lindsay-Hogg considered what to do about Harrison’s departure.And allegedly, Lennon said they should call up Eric Clapton because “he’s just as good and not such a headache.The late Beatle reportedly said that if Harrison didn’t return by Tuesday, the band would give Clapton “ful
THE BEATLES star John Lennon considered replacing George Harrison with a certain music legend.
There's only a few months to go until Queen and Adam Lambert roar into the UK. The band is pretty busy until then, kicking off the second leg of their World Tour this month and headlining the Australian bush fire benefit concert. May keeps his followers up to date with everything and just let them know about a rather exciting new collaboration. She's one of the most famous teenagers in the world and apparently wowed him with a Bohemian Rhapsody guitar solo...May posted a picture of himself Skyping with someone.He captioned it: "OK - I’m going slowly with this but ... this is my face while I’m listening (per Skype) to Greta Thunberg playing the Bohemian Rhapsody solo! "And she’s good!! We had a long chat. About the Planet, animals, Space, and ... many other things ... with a view to doin
LEWIS CAPALDI is a singer whose popularity has risen more and more over the past year - but how did he become famous?
He added: “They’re finding new fans all the time. That’s the remarkable thing.“I don’t think any of us imagined we would be here, what, 28 years since losing Freddie.“And there are still people now discovering him and wanted to know about him.“And that’s because there’s so much going on, there’s so much out there. It’s a living, breathing thing still.” Source link