John Richard Deacon is an English retired musician, best known for being the bass guitarist for the rock band Queen. He composed several songs for the group—including Top 10 hits "You're My Best Friend", "Another One Bites the Dust", "I Want to Break Free". Deacon grew up in Oadby, playing bass in a local band, The Opposition, before moving to study electronics at Chelsea College, London, he joined Queen in 1971 on the strength of his musical and electronic skills the home-made Deacy Amp which guitarist Brian May used to create guitar orchestras throughout Queen's career. From the third album, Sheer Heart Attack, onwards, he wrote at least one song per album, several of which became hits; as well as bass, Deacon played some guitar and keyboards on Queen's studio work. After the death of lead singer Freddie Mercury in 1991 and the following year's Tribute Concert, Deacon performed only sporadically with the remaining members of Queen before retiring from the music industry in 1997 after recording "No-One but You".
He has not performed on any of the other projects that the two remaining members, Brian May and Roger Taylor, have put together. John Richard Deacon was born on 19 August 1951 in Leicester to Lilian Molly Deacon, his father worked at the Norwich Union insurance company and in 1960 the family moved to the dormitory town of Oadby. Deacon was known to friends and his bandmates as'Deaks' or'Deaky' and attended Linden Junior School in Leicester, Gartree High School and Beauchamp Grammar School in Oadby, he became interested in electronics, reading magazines on the subject and building small devices, including the modification of a reel-to-reel tape deck to record music directly from the radio. He studied well and achieved 8 GCE O level and 3 A level passes, all at grade A, he enjoyed soul music. Deacon joined his first band, The Opposition, in 1965 at the age of 14; the band played covers of chart hits. He switched to bass the following year after the original bassist was fired for not improving his playing as much as the other members.
As well as a dedicated musician, Deacon was the band's archivist, taking clippings from newspapers of the advertisements featuring The Opposition. After being in the band for four years, not long after the group cut an acetate of three songs, Deacon played his final concert with the band in August 1969, he left as he had been accepted to study at Chelsea College in London, where he obtained a First Class Honours degree in Electronics in 1971. Having become a fan of Deep Purple, he saw the group perform the Concerto for Group and Orchestra with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall that September. Although he left his bass and amplifier at home in Oadby, after less than a year of studying in London, Deacon decided he wanted to join a band. In 1970, Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor had formed Queen. In the year, he formed a band called Deacon that made one live appearance at Chelsea College. In early 1971, Deacon was introduced to Taylor and May by a friend at a disco who told him that they were in a band that had just lost its bassist.
A couple of days he auditioned in a lecture room at Imperial College London and became the last member of Queen to join. Deacon was selected for his quiet demeanour and his electrical skills. A persistent legend claims Deacon was the seventh bassist auditioned, but more recent sources show Queen's bassists were, in order: Mike Grose, Barry Mitchell, Doug Bogie and Deacon. Deacon played his first show with Queen at the College of Estate Management in Kensington in June. On Queen's first album he was credited as "Deacon John", in order to make him "sound more interesting", he asked to be credited under his real name, done on all albums from Queen II onwards. Deacon's first writing credit came on Sheer Heart Attack, he wrote "Misfire", a Caribbean-themed song where he played all guitar parts, co-wrote "Stone Cold Crazy" with the rest of the band. He played some guide guitar parts on the album as May had been hospitalised with hepatitis when recording started, his second song was written for his wife-to-be Veronica, "You're My Best Friend" was featured on the group's fourth album, A Night at the Opera, went on to be an international hit.
Subsequently, Deacon tended to write one or two songs for every Queen album, until The Miracle and Innuendo, which credited the band as a whole. He wrote the hit "Another One Bites The Dust" as a dance song based on his early love of soul; the song saw radio play on white US music stations. He began to collaborate more with Mercury during the 1980s, as they both wanted to change the band's musical direction. Deacon played a larger role on the band's 1982 album Hot Space, he played rhythm guitar on the opening "Staying Power" because of his soul and Motown-influenced style, insisted on playing guitar on his own composition "Back Chat" and not allowing May to play any guitar solos because the style did not fit what Deacon wanted. This led to an acrimonious argument between the two. By the mid-1980s, Deacon had started to play with other bands as well, he performed on the single "Picking Up Sound" by Man Friday & Jive Junior, a supergroup featuring Thin Lizzy's Scott Gorham, Bad Company's Simon Kirke
Gadhimai is a former independent municipality in Bara District in of south-eastern Nepal, merged into Jeetpur Simara Sub-Metropolitan City on 10 March 2017. It was itself established on 18 May 2014 by merging Pipara Simara, Jitpur Bhawanipur, Chhata Pipra, Dumbarwana Village Development Committees. Gadhimai is named after the famous Gadhimai Temple where thousands of animals have been slaughtered for sacrifice during the Gadimai Festival, most in 2014. In the future animal sacrifice has been banned, the temple director Ram Chandra Shah has declared the next festival will be a "momentous celebration of life."It is situated about 5 km south of Simara and about 13 km north of Birganj. This place is famous for the buffalo market that has its history since about 1960 A. D. Once, this place was one of the richest VDCs in Nepal. At the time of the 2015 Nepal census it had a population of 83,367. Dumbarwana is located on the north east corner of the municipality. It's the center of agriculture. Special economic zone is under pipeline which will bring the socioeconomic changes in these communities.
Protection is the sugar mill land. Dumbarwana has high schools and cooperatives, it has been developing as an educational, socioeconomic hubs in Bara district. Development of a community hospital is a growing demand of the local communities. UN map of the municipalities of Bara District https://web.archive.org/web/20110719003649/http://www.nepalpost.gov.np/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=67
Akishima is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. As of 1 February 2016, the city had an estimated population of 111,449, a population density of 6430 persons per km², its total area is 17.34 square kilometres. Akishima is in the foothills of the Okutama Mountains of western Tokyo, along the bank of the Tama River at an elevation between 76 and 171 meters above sea level, it is located 35 kilometers from central Tokyo. Tokyo Metropolis Tachikawa Fussa Hachiōji Hino The area of present-day Akishima was part of ancient Musashi Province, a center for sericulture. In the post–Meiji Restoration cadastral reform of July 22, 1878, the area became part of Kitatama District in Kanagawa Prefecture. Haiji and Sotoyatsu villages were created on April 1, 1889, with the establishment of municipalities law; the entire district was transferred to the control of Tokyo Metropolis on April 1, 1893. The latter two villages merged on January 1928, to form Shōwa Village. Shōwa was elevated to town status on January 1, 1941, through merger with the village of Haiji on May 1, 1954, became the city of Akishima.
The name comes from the kun'yomi of the first kanji in the name of the former town of Shōwa, the on'yomi of the second kanji in the name of the former village of Haijima. Akishima was developed as an industrial suburb of Tokyo, still has large factories operated by Hoya Corporation, JEOL, Japan Aviation Electronics, Fostex, Shōwa Aircraft Industry Co. and others. The city is a bedroom community for the Tokyo metropolitan area. Akishima has seven public and one private elementary school, six public and one private middle school and two public and one private high school. JR East: Ōme Line Higashi-Nakagami – Nakagami – Akishima – Haijima JR East: Hachikō Line Haijima JR East: Itsukaichi Line Haijima Japan National Route 16 Showa Memorial Park Tamagawa Aqueduct Hajima Daishi Buddhist temple Takao Koyama and novelist Satoshi Koizumi, professional soccer player Akishima City Official Website