Queen: As It Began: Authorized and Revised Edition Audiobook, by Jacky Smith Play Audiobook Sample

Queen: As It Began: Authorized and Revised Edition Audiobook

Queen: As It Began: Authorized and Revised Edition Audiobook, by Jacky Smith Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Mike Cooper Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 7.33 hours at 1.5x Speed 5.50 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: June 2022 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9798200963539

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Longest Chapter Length:

48:47 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

02:23 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

20:08 minutes

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Publisher Description

The original edition of this revered and authorized Queen biography explored every aspect of the legendary group’s career from inception to 1992. Newly revised and updated with cooperation and insight from Brian May and Roger Taylor—and drawing on exclusive interviews with the bandmembers—this book completes the story of the Mercury era and the immediate years after his death. With numerous extra photographs and a new Foreword from Brian May, Queen: As It Began: Revised and Authorized is an informative and authoritative portrait of Queen’s most fundamental period.

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“If you care about the band’s formation and early appearances or the arduous process of obtaining a recording contract…it’s a fine resource.”

— Booklist 


  • “Anyone who can remember where he or she was upon first hearing “Bohemian Rhapsody” will probably love this work.”

    — Library Journal
  • “A source of much pleasure to anyone who has an interest in the inside story of the making of that unusual phenomenon known as Queen.”

    — Brian May, lead guitarist, Queen

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About the Authors

Jacky Smith has run the Official International Queen Fan Club for forty years.

Jim Jenkins has been a Queen fan since the very beginning and is the go-to Queen expert.

About Mike Cooper

Mike Cooper is a British voice artist based in the United States. In addition to a wide variety of voice-over work he has narrated audiobooks including The Divine Spark, The Magician’s Way, and The Last Shaman.