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  John the Deacon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The oldest chronicle of Venice, formerly known as the Chronicon Sagonini, was compiled by a deacon John, the chaplain and perhaps a relative of Doge Peter II Urseolus (991-1009).
John enjoyed the confidence of this great doge, and was often sent as his ambassador to Emperors Otto III and Henry II.
This deacon and canon of the Lateran compiled a work on this papal basilica, and dedicated it, in the preface, to Pope Alexander III (1159-81), thereby indicating the date of its composition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_the_Deacon   (951 words)

  
 John Deacon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Deacon is the only member of Queen never to sing any lead vocals on any of their tracks, even admitting in interviews that he was incapable of competing with the three strong vocalists in the group.
John Deacon's contributions in keyboards were mostly just background chords, his most notable work is in his composition You're My Best Friend, which was the first song he wrote at the electric piano.
John Deacon's first bass was an Eko; he later got a Rickenbacker, which is what he used for his audition for Queen, the very first concerts and the recording sessions at De Lane Lea in 1971.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Deacon   (1746 words)

  
 Deacon John Moore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Deacon John Moore (born 23 June 1941) is a blues, rhythm and blues and rock and roll musician, singer, and bandleader.
Deacon John was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, growing up in the city's 8th Ward.
In 2000 Deacon John Moore was inducted into the Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Deacon_John_Moore   (215 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: John the Deacon
Johannes, surnamed Hymonides, was towards the middle of the ninth century a monk of Monte Cassino, and later a deacon of the Roman Church.
This deacon, or head of a diaconia at the church of St. Januarius of Naples, flourished towards the end of the ninth and the beginning of the tenth century, and from his writings appears to have been a very learned and accomplished cleric.
This deacon and canon of the Lateran compiled a work on this papal basilica, and dedicated it, in the preface, to Alexander III (1159-81), thereby indicating the date of its composition.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08491a.htm   (962 words)

  
 Official International Queen Fan Club | About John Deacon...
John Richard Deacon was born on Sunday, August 19, 1951 to Lillian Molly and Arthur Henry Deacon.
John's interest in music also grew as he soon bought the Beatles first two albums.
John diligently practiced the instrument and soon was found jamming in his friend's garage.
www.queenworld.com /john.htm   (530 words)

  
 Deacon John Holbrook House
The Deacon John Holbrook house is worthy of continued preservation as a good example from Vermont of the late Federal Period.
Deacon Holbrook 's youngest son, Frederick Holbrook, born in 1813 attended the Berkshire Gymnasium at Pittsfield, Mass.--then one of the better schools for young men in the country.
At the time of Deacon John Holbrook's death, the Vermont Phoenix wrote in his obituary that: "He was one of the oldest inhabitants of this village, and had probably done more to promote its prosperity than any other individual.
www.crjc.org /heritage/V02-27.htm   (1431 words)

  
 John Adams
John Adams (October 30, 1735-July 4, 1826), first vice-president and second president of the United States, was a leader of the American Revolution, diplomat, and political theorist who did much to shape, explain and defend the United States Constitution.
John and Abigail Adams, in their old age were called "grandparents of their country." Adams was long overshadowed by Washington, Jefferson and Franklin.
John was the first of three children born to Susanna Boylston and Deacon John Adams, a Braintree, Massachusetts farmer and shoemaker.
www.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/johnadams.html   (2777 words)

  
 John Deacon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That was John Deacons first impression, after he met "Smile" (later Queen) at the end the sixties.
In 1969 John Deacon left Leicestershire to study electronics, mathematics and physics at the "Chelesa College" in London.
Deacon also participated on the solo album "Barcelona" by Mercury, "Strange Frontier" by Taylor and worked on two Elton John albums also.
www.queenfanclub.ch /english/band/john.html   (508 words)

  
 Pre-Queen4 - The Opposition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Deacon was the fourth and final member to join Queen.
From 1965 until 1969, Deacon and his schoolmates ploughed a humble, local furrow in and around their Midlands hometown, reflecting the decade's mercurial mood swings with a series of names, pics and styles of music.
John was replaced by a bass player was called John Savage, who unsetĀ­tled me. He had different tastes and drove us a bit hard.
www.queenfans.com /articles/prequeen4.shtml   (5925 words)

  
 John Deacon Page
On August 19th, 1951, in Oadby, Leicester, John Richard Deacon was born.
Since then most of the few songs John wrote for the band were very popular, the most famous being I Want To Break Free, where it went to number 3 in the UK chart and has become one of Queen's most successful hits.
Although some videos and concerts show John singing into a microphone, he says that he has a terrible voice and therefore did not sing.
www.geocities.com /tuttoqueen/john.htm   (235 words)

  
 John Deacon MP3 Downloads - John Deacon Music Downloads - John Deacon Music Videos
Although he would often occupy the background, Deacon proved to be as talented as the others when it came to songwriting, as he penned some of the band's biggest hits.
Deacon had long wanted to write a song that was in the style of funk/disco, and he more than delivered with "Another One Bites the Dust," an infectious, bass-propelled ditty that went on to become one of the year's biggest crossover hits.
Deacon also supplied bass to a few unfinished tracks that Mercury left behind before his passing, which were finished off and issued under the title of Made in Heaven in 1995.
www.mp3.com /john-deacon/artists/54056/biography.html   (435 words)

  
 Deacon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Deacon died in the Masters Rally on 9th August 2001.
John Deacon was our leading desert racer - placing 6th in the DAKAR and the top BMW works rider in 2001.
Deacon, a latecomer to the discipline of long-distance all-terrain rallying,
www.scottishenduros.co.uk /99/deacon.htm   (789 words)

  
 Hunton & Williams | News & Events | News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John is a leading construction and project finance lawyer in the United Kingdom.
John joins Hunton & Williams from Hammonds, where he was a partner in the Construction, Engineering & Projects practice in London.
The addition of John Deacon is the most recent step in Hunton & Williams' growth plans for London and its other international offices.
www.hunton.com /news/news.aspx?tab=0003&gen_H4ID=11122   (387 words)

  
 Deacon John Hammond
John Hammond lived to a good old age, seventy-seven, and had the medical skill of the present day been at hand, perhaps he might have lived much longer.
JOHN lives in Michigan, at the advanced age of eighty-six, and retains his faculties of mind and body to a remarkable degree, and spends much of his time in reading the Bible without glasses.
John Hammond was father of fourteen children, grand-father of eighty three grand-children, great-grand-father of one hundred and sixty three great grand-children, and great-great-grandfather of forty-eight great great-grand-children.
www.longwood.k12.ny.us /history/bio/hammonddea.htm   (1501 words)

  
 DEACON OF PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE (1691-1945)
This portrait of "Uncle Deacon" drawn by his niece (10)41 Elizabeth TRIPP in 1825 is thought to be (10)4 William DEACON; from BT; held by one of her cousins.
DEACON Frank S. Victor H. Hastings DEACON (in the uniform of a naval cadet) G.E. Hastings DEACON (older, in the uniform of a naval officer) This is next a photograph of an unidentified ship, probably the one on which he was serving.
Presumed to be George DEACON of Portsmouth, Alderman 1690-1700, Mayor and Clerke of the markett and JP of Portsmouth 1695/6.
www.geocities.com /kit_withers/deacon/deacon.html   (15807 words)

  
 Guitar Sep 99   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although it was 1971 when Deacon joined Queen - in England, an era of extended blues, late-psychedelic whimsy and growing improv excess - his style has always been a country mile away from that of the jazz/blues/rock heavies.
Through the tough '70s Deacon stuck at it, not balking at this two-songs-per-album allowance until the big time struck and there was enough money for everyone, a thousand times over.
Any Deacon teen mag questionnaires you find will be full of tributes to Chic, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder (mind you, he names Chris Squire from Yes as his favourite bass player), but the real truth is in his deceptively simple fingerstyle-only playing.
www.brianmay.com /john/gtrsep99/gtrsep99.html   (370 words)

  
 St. John's :: Deacon Cathy Brookman
I was ordained as a Deacon on February 6,2000 after attending Deacon School of Formation for three years.
I am assigned to St. John’s, Naperville for that is the parish that helped me discern this call and supported me during my schooling.
So the question you may be asking is “ What is a Deacon?” We are ordained clergy who usually work out side the church offices during the week and are not part of the paid staff of a parish.
www.stjohns-episcopal.com /cathy.html   (424 words)

  
 St. Thomas More Catholic Church | Deacon John Neal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After five years at the Church of the Risen Christ, Deacon John Neal is pleased to serve now at STM where he and his wife Donnie have been parishioners for more than 15 years.
Deacon Neal also acts as a master of ceremonies for Archbishop Chaput, directing the Liturgy during Masses the Archbishop celebrates at the John Paul II Center, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Coception, or while visiting parishes around the state.
Deacon Neal also relishes the educational aspects of his duties, saying that he has enjoyed the years he has spent teaching RCIA and baptismal instruction, “and serving at the altar—that’s a great blessing.
www.stthomasmore.org /deaconJohnNeal.asp   (733 words)

  
 Journey Back.com = Dunham Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DEACON JOHN DUNHAM, son of Thomas, was born in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England, in 1589.
(John's land in Plymouth is said to adjoin Elder Brewster's.) In the winter of 1607/8 the members of the Pilgrim Church held its meetings in the manor house at Scrooby.
John, widow of Sussana Kenney, betrothed to Abigail Barlow, Oct. 7, 1622, the witness, her father Thomas and sister Ann of Langerbrugge, Holland.
www.journeyback.com /Stories/Bios/TwoDunhams.htm   (2483 words)

  
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This is the story bout the death from John Deacon and his replacer.
Deacon was a cocaine addict that time, he wrote songs like Anoter One Sniffs The Dust.
John Deacon was locked away for three months and in the letters he could wrote to his family and the members from Queen he included songs.
www.queenzone.com /queenzone/forumNew/forum_topic_view.aspx?Q=554646   (980 words)

  
 Page 44   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John and his wife Mary (Moore), born,1684, baptized in Farmington, Nov. 27tb, 1686, married March 20th, 1706, Esther, daughter of Samuel Gridley (the Trader, so called); she was born, 1687, baptized in Farmington, May 15th, 1687, and both were admitted to the church there Jan. 31st, 1711-12; they lived on his father's place.
He was chosen deacon of the church in Farmington, Nov. 19th, 1718, and subsequently removed to Kensington, where he was also a deacon.
Deacon John Hart was for many years Town Clerk, and was twenty.
users.rcn.com /harts.ma.ultranet/family/andrews/p044.html   (354 words)

  
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John was a friend of theirs and got involved.
John appeared in the video in a long blue wig, miming to a sizzling guitar break.
John appeared in the video dressed as Rick Astley serving tea to the record producers (RA used to be SAW's tea boy I think) When the whole band did the Radio 1 interview in 1989, John said there was a third thing in the pipeline.
www.ecs.soton.ac.uk /~mrd/music/DISC_john   (820 words)

  
 John Deacon killed at Master Rallye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BMW factory rider John Deacon was tragically killed yesterday while competing as a privateer in the 2001 Master Rallye.
Details are unclear as to the cause of the accident, but the 10 times British Enduro champion and regular Paris Dakar competitor is thought to have fallen heavily during a special stage on day seven of the event.
John leaves a wife Tracey and two children, James and Zoe.
www.stickyrubber.com /news/09_08_01bmw.html   (159 words)

  
 John Deacon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Deacon is also a member of the SBCAPCD Community Advisory Committee.
Deacon was the Nuevo NRDA representative for the 1997 Pt.
Deacon was the Chairperson for the Western States Petroleum Association Coastal Producer’s Committee and the Chairperson for the Oil Caucus of the Fisheries Liaison Office in Santa Barbara.
www.tracer-est.com /personnel21.html   (294 words)

  
 John Deacon Biography
John Richard Deacon was born August 19th 1951 in Oadby, Leicestershire, to parents Arthur Henry and Lilian.
John left school in 1969 with eight O levels and three A levels to attend Chelsea College in London to study Electronics.
John is 5ft 11" tall with brown hair and greeny/grey eyes.
www.queenonline.com /jd-biog.html   (246 words)

  
 Deacon
Deacon is famous worldwide for his flamboyant theatrics, impeccable technique, and mesmerizing showmanship; but in his heart of hearts, he is a serious and dedicated writer/ composer of immense talent.
In 1992, Deacon was a popular and widely admired organ player with a large following living in the San Francisco Bay area.
John Lee Hooker retired, the interminable and unbelievably taxing rigors of touring finally beyond him.
www.big7productions.com /deacon.htm   (550 words)

  
 Listen to Bad Dog Blues
Deacon John is a New Orleans institution who's been a integral part of the musical landscape for over 40 years.
Deacon is well known to New Orleans locals and out-of-towners may have glimpsed him at the annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
If the music on the "Deacon John's Jump Blues" is any indication the film has to be a killer and I would have loved to have seen the live performance that brought the entire project together on stage at the Orpheum Theatre in 2002.
www.baddogblues.com /archives/8.03/reviews.htm   (2862 words)

  
 Deacon, Joseph John -
Deacon was born with severe cerebral palsy of the entire body.
Roberts listened to Deacon's dictation and repeated it to Sangster, who wrote it down in longhand.
After Deacon died, Blackburn and Roberts moved to an ordinary house on an ordinary street, where they lived with support from carers.
famous.adoption.com /famous/deacon-joseph-john.html   (511 words)

  
 Record Collector Feb 96
From 1965 until 1969, Deacon and his schoolmates ploughed a humble, local furrow in and around their Midlands hometown, reflecting the decade's mercurial moodswings with a series of names, images and styles of music.
What particularly amused Deacon's colleagues was the unlikeliness of this scenario, given the plain facts of his demeanour.
John was originally going to be the band's electricaian, as he called it.
www.brianmay.com /queen/queenbeforequeen/rcjan96/rcfeb96/rcfeb96/rcfeb96.html   (3746 words)

  
 Queen Network - John Deacon
Born on 19th August 1951 in Leicester, United Kingdom, the youngest member of Queen is the author of classics such as You're My Best Friend, Spread Your Wings, Another One Bites The Dust and I Want To Break Free.
John's impeccable and quiet behavior in live concerts and music videos has always contrasted Freddie Mercury's outrageous public performances.
Unlike the other members of the band, John does not sing and this has probably contributed to the fact that he hasn't released much solo material so far.
www.comcen.com.au /~dgiambru/qn/john.htm   (94 words)

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