Doctors advised Freddie Mercury not to do Live Aid in 1985 due to some vocal troubles. He ignored the advice and did it anyway. According to BBC, his 20 mins performance is the most incredible live performance of all time.

Doctors advised Freddie Mercury not to do Live Aid in 1985 due to some vocal troubles. He ignored the advice and did it anyway. According to BBC, his 20 mins performance is the most incredible live performance of all time.

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A picture of singer, Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury

He began with the “Bohemian Rhapsody“, the legendary song, as a vocal warmup up, which the crowd sang along with him.

This trick helped Freddie Mercury get “vocal ready” for the rest of the show. What a genius!

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