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Posted: 15 Dec 17, 23:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Where is Joe Dare now?
This is so genuine... just raw feelings.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btJWKR8KP0c

Let me guess...... You Know Nothing About It. lol get the fuck out of here with your bullshit.




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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 01:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Really Shvili,
Could you sober up before you write. You seem to be one of those nasty kind of drunks.

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Person number two...ignore and isolate.

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It actually matters in the end!

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thor check your PM

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I did Thank You

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you kindly for the great amounts of stories and insight on all things Mercury!
I wish you both a wonderful christmas and new year when it comes.

Live Aid was a defining moment in Queen's career and in the world of music. Most people I talk to, remember where they were the day of that massive event. I've not actually seen the American release, and if I recall correctly there was maybe interviews that cut into Queen's performance, but do you guys, Thor and Lee, remember where you both were on that particular day and were you aware that Queen were going to be playing?

Regarding America, would it mostly be when Queen were on tour that Freddie would be able to hang out with you guys? Did he ever come over spontaneously/when he had time off?
What was your personal opinion on Queen's music Thor?

Thank you once again guys!
All the best.

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ok.....HERE'S a change of topic.....i've been asking All my patients this and the answers are very interesting! Does Thor or Lee know if Freddie had a Favorite Christmas movie????? It's well documented Fred Cherished Christmas!!
My ALL Time Fave is A Christmas Story!!!!
'I TRIPLE DOG DARE YA!!HEHEHE

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thor and Lee, I've been curious about something, and though I think I may know the answer I'm going to ask anyway. When you were at Queen concerts where he was in full Freddie Mercury mode, did you ever have even a moment of being star struck? Maybe looking from afar and thinking, "My God, I'm that Freddie Mercury's friend!!!" I know that the fact that you treated him as Fred the musician, one of the guys, is what made your friendship special, but I wonder if who he was kind of snuck up on you at times.

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 02:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Welcome Dean,
When that concert happened, I use to work 3pm to 1130pm. I'm not even sure if it was carried live in the US. I had to
catch up with news reports on TV and after, video clips on the internet. Freddie did not invite us for this performance.
We would have to wait for the Magic concerts at Wembley which we WERE invited to.
Freddie would never just show up, although I wouldn't have minded it, and he would arrange everything over the phone.
He liked my apartment in the West Village because of my having a large patio on the first floor and nicely done
landscaping, as well as proximity to some of the most popular bars and restaurants. He loved it.
My experience with Queen music was hearing "Killer Queen" on my car radio while driving to a Medical School interview
in Virginia.I liked what I heard and then upon hearing Bohemian Rhapsody my mind was blown! Early Queen was not
my thing besides these two songs but after meeting Freddie and going to my first concert in Philadelphia, I could not
get enough of Queen music.

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey Katydyd,
I was star struck for the first concert. After Freddie became a friend I admired his accomplishments as a friend would, not as a star.
Freddie was so happy to meet people who were NOT star struck by him but became close to him because of him, not because
of his star power.


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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hahahahahahaha.....ha

you guys are too cute.

carry on.




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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi Blenkolove,
I do not remember Freddie having a favorite Christmas movie. Mine is "A Christmas Carol" the 1951 version with Alistair Simms, Hermione Badeley and
Kathleen Harrison...classic (I have no attachment to any other version, even the 1930s one or any of the new versions).

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

thundergod wrote:

Hey Katydyd,
I was star struck for the first concert. After Freddie became a friend I admired his accomplishments as a friend would, not as a star.
Freddie was so happy to meet people who were NOT star struck by him but became close to him because of him, not because
of his star power.


That's truly amazing :-).

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you Bullet

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks Thor......i will have to watch That one!! I've seen the George C Scott one and thought that was the original??? It's ok......can't stand the Bill Murray version. For a good pull on the heartstings...It"s a Wonderful Life ROCKS!!.......Lee???

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Blenkolove, Lee is working until 10pm PDT. I don't know if he will get online after work.


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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Christmas+Carol+1951+Watch+Free&&view=detail&mid=5B6A3F203118D3E784EB5B6A3F203118D3E784EB&FORM=VRDGAR

Blenkolove...this should help you.

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Blenkolove, let me know if you watch it and what you think.

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Posted: 16 Dec 17, 03:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I ADORE HERMIONE BADDELEY!!! Amazing, First Class Character Actress!!!
Great Tastes Thor!!!