Freddie mercury and Paul MCCARTNEY two greats of music united in a collaboration which never reached the ears of fame.
Two great stars in one of the most anticipated unions for the music, which did not materialize to the sadness of the Culture. However, there is the story of a failed song among the Beatles member, Paul MCCARTNEY and Freddie mercury, the leader of the band Queen.
Both legends of music agreed for their taste for Buddy Holly, which even led them to meet and start a friendship.
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The exBeatle, owner of Holly's copyrights, organized parties from 1976 in his honor (the "Buddy Holly Weeks "), where Mercury He enjoyed attending as well as Roger Daltrey, Eric Clapton or Elton John.
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The relationship of both was further consolidated in the Live aid, the charity concerts organized by Geldof held in July '85, which he sought to raise money for regions like Somalia and Ethiopia.
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At this time, the two friends enjoyed a relationship respectable and agreed to lead a agreement in common.
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For his part, the greatest admiration came from McCartney toward Mercury to whom he considers "a strong, distinctive voice" and it was he who wanted to include a collaboration between the two for the European version of his album "All the Best ", from the year 1987.
TO Mercury he loved the idea, it was about the song "One Upon A Long Aug"Macc recorded it with the Queen singer's voice in mind to send him a demo.
Unfortunately, the final version could not be carried out, since Mercury He had to rule out doing it for other projects that he had, both alone and with his band, at that time, the artist he would have recently been diagnosed with AIDS.
At the end, McCartney He decided to perform the song alone, the result, his interpretation of the vocal melody that he had previously proposed to the leader of What in, and which was a success since it entered the British top of singles.
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Shortly after the great voice of Mercury it will go out forever, 1991Linda McCartney disclosed that the news had devastated the former Beatle.