John Deacon

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John Deacon

Deacon performing in 1979.
Background information
Birth name John Richard Deacon
Born 19 August 1951 (1951-08-19) (age 64)
Oadby, Leicestershire, England
Genres Rock, funk
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar, keyboards
Years active 1965–97 (retired)
Associated acts Queen

John Richard Deacon (born 19 August 1951) is an English retired musician, best known as the bass guitarist of the rock band Queen. He also was part of the controversial mix up that was he "supposedly" had 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.