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Thread started 10/24/19 8:48am

soladeo1

Freddie Mercury, according to his longtime friend and assistant Peter Freestone, used to...

...'endlessly watch a pirated Prince live show' while at home...

The interviewers question, that I saw was, 'Did Freddie ever listen to other artists?'.

Peter said, not really, sometimes opera, but that the one artist he distinctely remembers

Freddie obsessing about was....Prince...

Cool, huh??

I wonder what show it was???? Parade era, maybe??

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Reply #1 posted 10/24/19 8:59am

langebleu

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Discussed here before:

https://prince.org/msg/7/47369

https://prince.org/msg/8/208797

where it was thought to be a recording of the 1986 Detroit show:

http://www.princevault.co..._June_1986

that was broadcast on TV (in edited form) as 'Prince Live' in Japan and Europe in 1986.

You'll see in one of the threads above that former org Moderator, bananacologne, had verified with Freestone that it was the Detroit show.

(The quotation from Freestone has sometimes also been used to suggest that it was a video of the film 'Purple Rain', as in this article on 'Freddie Mercury's favourite films:

https://www.udiscovermusi...ite-films/

although the quotation itself doesn't specifically support that).



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Reply #2 posted 10/24/19 1:40pm

PeggyO

Prince was magnetic in Purple Rain, I can understand Freddie's attraction.

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Reply #3 posted 10/24/19 4:37pm

sambluedolphin

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soladeo1 said:

...'endlessly watch a pirated Prince live show' while at home...

The interviewers question, that I saw was, 'Did Freddie ever listen to other artists?'.

Peter said, not really, sometimes opera, but that the one artist he distinctely remembers

Freddie obsessing about was....Prince...

Cool, huh??

I wonder what show it was???? Parade era, maybe??

He would make his friends watch prince videos, repeated, he was slightly obsessed. Its obvious Freddie fanced Prince, because of his fame and feminine looks.

Prince 2010 Good Luck for Future & Tour
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Reply #4 posted 10/24/19 10:00pm

nextedition

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sambluedolphin said:



soladeo1 said:


...'endlessly watch a pirated Prince live show' while at home...



The interviewers question, that I saw was, 'Did Freddie ever listen to other artists?'.



Peter said, not really, sometimes opera, but that the one artist he distinctely remembers


Freddie obsessing about was....Prince...



Cool, huh??



I wonder what show it was???? Parade era, maybe??




He would make his friends watch prince videos, repeated, he was slightly obsessed. Its obvious Freddie fanced Prince, because of his fame and feminine looks.


How do you its because of his fame and looks?
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Reply #5 posted 10/25/19 4:18pm

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nextedition said:

sambluedolphin said:

He would make his friends watch prince videos, repeated, he was slightly obsessed. Its obvious Freddie fanced Prince, because of his fame and feminine looks.

How do you its because of his fame and looks?

Its logical, because Freddie said he was really gay and not bisexual, which most thought. He had a lot of gay lovers and many were transvestites. He liked pretty men and in dress feminine.

Prince 2010 Good Luck for Future & Tour
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Reply #6 posted 10/26/19 11:49am

novabrkr

Yeah, it must be just because Freddie was gay and not because Prince's music was great. sad

Prince has been the favourite artist of many other artists throughout the years.

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Reply #7 posted 10/26/19 12:17pm

Spanky

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PeggyO said:

Prince was magnetic in Purple Rain, I can understand Freddie's attraction.


It’s like Eddie Murphy answered at the Purple Rain premiere when asked why he admired Prince, “Prince is bad.” When pressed to clarify he reiterated, “He’s just bad.” Love that answer and that sums up all of our attraction to Prince, Freddie included. He’s just bad. Always has been, always will be.
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Reply #8 posted 11/22/19 2:05am

Vannormal

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sambluedolphin said:

nextedition said:

sambluedolphin said: How do you its because of his fame and looks?

Its logical, because Freddie said he was really gay and not bisexual, which most thought. He had a lot of gay lovers and many were transvestites. He liked pretty men and in dress feminine.

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I'm sorry, but that's the most 'presumably' and 'easy' conclusion :

"it's logical", and it's not something 'most people thought'.

By the way, is there a difference between being 'gay' and between being 'really gay' ?

And for the record Prince wasn't feminine, nor a transvestite. Freddy was in awe of Prince's amazing musical stage performance and talent, if not, he would've showed people video clips of hits.

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And if Freddy Mercury had 'many' lovers, how do you know that 'many were transvestites' ?

And how do you know Freddy liked 'pretty men' in 'dress feminine' ?

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Apparently presumably perhaps assumably and could be possibly maybe true...

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Just read this excerpt from the memoir by Peter Freestone (Omnibus Press (C) 2001:

"I think Freddie admired Prince because he was so similar to when Freddie was young. Extrovert on stage, thin, dark, hugely energetic and with that charisma which turns a diminutive form into a giant."

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There you go.

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[Edited 11/22/19 2:09am]

"...no matter what, all will be fine, always."
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Reply #9 posted 11/22/19 5:03am

JorisE73

Vannormal said:

sambluedolphin said:

Its logical, because Freddie said he was really gay and not bisexual, which most thought. He had a lot of gay lovers and many were transvestites. He liked pretty men and in dress feminine.

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I'm sorry, but that's the most 'presumably' and 'easy' conclusion :

"it's logical", and it's not something 'most people thought'.

By the way, is there a difference between being 'gay' and between being 'really gay' ?

And for the record Prince wasn't feminine, nor a transvestite. Freddy was in awe of Prince's amazing musical stage performance and talent, if not, he would've showed people video clips of hits.

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And if Freddy Mercury had 'many' lovers, how do you know that 'many were transvestites' ?

And how do you know Freddy liked 'pretty men' in 'dress feminine' ?

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Apparently presumably perhaps assumably and could be possibly maybe true...

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Just read this excerpt from the memoir by Peter Freestone (Omnibus Press (C) 2001:

"I think Freddie admired Prince because he was so similar to when Freddie was young. Extrovert on stage, thin, dark, hugely energetic and with that charisma which turns a diminutive form into a giant."

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There you go.

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[Edited 11/22/19 2:09am]


lol
gay = Men who like men.

'really gay' = Men who wear checkered spandex catsuits that like men.

lol What a stupid discussion.

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Reply #10 posted 11/25/19 10:28am

Vannormal

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JorisE73 said:



Vannormal said:




sambluedolphin said:




Its logical, because Freddie said he was really gay and not bisexual, which most thought. He had a lot of gay lovers and many were transvestites. He liked pretty men and in dress feminine.



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I'm sorry, but that's the most 'presumably' and 'easy' conclusion :


"it's logical", and it's not something 'most people thought'.


By the way, is there a difference between being 'gay' and between being 'really gay' ?


And for the record Prince wasn't feminine, nor a transvestite. Freddy was in awe of Prince's amazing musical stage performance and talent, if not, he would've showed people video clips of hits.


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And if Freddy Mercury had 'many' lovers, how do you know that 'many were transvestites' ?


And how do you know Freddy liked 'pretty men' in 'dress feminine' ?


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Apparently presumably perhaps assumably and could be possibly maybe true...


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Just read this excerpt from the memoir by Peter Freestone (Omnibus Press (C) 2001:


"I think Freddie admired Prince because he was so similar to when Freddie was young. Extrovert on stage, thin, dark, hugely energetic and with that charisma which turns a diminutive form into a giant."


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There you go.


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lol
gay = Men who like men.


'really gay' = Men who wear checkered spandex catsuits that like men.



lol What a stupid discussion.


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Stupid discussion ?
Then tell me;
The difference between hetero
And real hetero ?
I’m sure you know the difference.
I don’t. smile
No tell me...
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So David Bowie, led zeppelin, T-Rex, Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart, Def Leopard,
And so many other hetero rockers are really gay...
Because they wear spandex ? smile
Cool. Thanks for clearing that out.
Now I know I’m not that gay. Thought I was really though.
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"...no matter what, all will be fine, always."
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