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Bohemian Rhapsody

Freddy Mercury is a seminal figure in rock and roll history. This entertaining movie full of great Queen music quickly becomes fiction. Just about the only thing true in it is that there were four men who formed a rock band called Queen. Listen to the episode to find out what what was right and wrong about Bohemian Rhapsody.

Sources used for this episode include:

1. Fact Checking the Queen Biopic, 'Bohemian Rhapsody - Rolling Stone Magazine

2. Queen At Live Aid: The Classic Story of How One Band Made Rock History - Louder

3. Space ships, drugs everywhere, and Freddie Mercury trying it on with Bono: The      Live Aid story you've never heard before - The Daily Mail

4. Freddie Mercury: Bohemian Rhapsody is no tribute. It’s full of unconscious homophobia - The Irish Times

5. Jones, Lesley-Ann (2012). Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury. Simon and Schuster. p. 83. ISBN 978-1-4516-6397-6.

6. Brian May Says Queen 'Only Have One Shot' to Make Freddie Mercury Movie - Ultimate Classic Rock

7. Happy birthday, dear Nelson . . . and sorry about the apartheid tour - The Irish Times

8. Queen Live Aid Rehearsal Footage

9. Freddie Mercury's Last Public Appearance

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