Mercury and Me

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.65 hours)
Product Number: Z100109570
Released: Jan 03, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781974932559
Narrator/s: Patrick Moy
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With a new introduction by Jim Hutton's co-writer Tim Wapshott, Mercury and Me is the story of rock's oddest couple. The relationship between Freddie Mercury and Jim Hutton evolved over several months in 1984 and 1985. Even when they first slept together Hutton had no idea who Mercury was, and when the star told him his name it meant nothing to him. Hutton worked as a barber at the Savoy Hotel and retained his job and his lodgings in Sutton, Surrey, for two years before moving in with Mercury, and then worked as his gardener. He was never fully assimilated into Mercury's jet-setting lifestyle, nor did he want to be, but from 1985 until Mercury's death in 1991 he was closer to him than anyone and knew all Mercury's closest friends: the other members of Queen, Elton John, David Bowie and Phil Collins to name a few. Ever present at the countless Sunday lunch gatherings and opulent parties, Hutton has a wealth of anecdotes as well as a deep understanding of, Mercury's life. He also nursed Mercury through his terminal illness, often held him throughout the night in his final weeks, and was with him as he died. No one can tell the story of the last few years of Mercury's private life - the ecstasies and the agonies - more accurately or honestly than Jim Hutton.

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Mercury and Me
Product Number: BX00108419
Product Number:DD43262
Product Number:Z100109570

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Author(s): Jim Hutton
Narrator(s): Patrick Moy
Product Number DD43262
Released: Jan 29, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781974932535

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