Rolling Stone Readers Name Top 10 Greatest Dead Rock Stars

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6. Freddie Mercury

When Queen went into the studio to cut Innuendo in 1990 Freddie Mercury knew that he was losing his battle against AIDS. Many lyrics reflect this, particularly "The Show Must Go On" and "These Are The Days Of Our Lives." They made a video for the latter that showed just how frail Mercury looked shortly before his death in 1991, and how determined he was to craft one final masterpiece.

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