Deacon performing in 1979.
|Birth name||John Richard Deacon|
|Born||19 August 1951|
Oadby, Leicestershire, England
|Years active||1965–1997 (due to retirement)|
John Richard Deacon (born 19 August 1951) is a retired English musician, best known as the bass guitarist of the rock band Queen. There was a controversy caused by him supposedly having hidden satanic messages in the song "Another One Bites the Dust". No comment was made by the bass guitarist who was accused of including the messages when writing the song.
References[change | change source]
- "Legacy of music legends: Why Queen will still rock you". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 26 October 2016.