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John Deacon is a bassist and songwriter who played with the band Queen. He penned the hits "You're My Best Friend" and "Another One Bites the Dust."
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Deacon also played bass on unfinished tracks from Mercury that made up the 1995 posthumous album Made in Heaven. And in 1997, Deacon reunited with his bandmates and Elton John for a rendition of "The Show Must Go On" at the premiere of Maurice Béjart's "Ballet for Life."
Deacon opted to retire and leave the public spotlight,
with May and Taylor continuing to perform as Queen and put forth new productions. Deacon has lived near London with his wife and several children.
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