London: Cradle of musical icons

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For those travelers who have visited the classic places of the city like the Tower of London, Parliament House, Hyde Park and many more sites; we propose another important tourist attraction of the city: its music.

London has been the cradle of many musical icons such as Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, Elton John and Sid Vicious among many others that make us vibrate every time we hear them.

Rock, punk, pop, all genres converge in this mythical city and each is represented by several world-renowned artists.

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The following are just some of the wonderful singers and musicians that London has seen.

Freddie Mercury: Legally recognized as Farrokh Bulsara was the lead singer of the rock band Queen. Declared 2 times the best male singer of all time managed to sell 300 million albums worldwide. Died at age 45 due to broncho pneumonia complicated by AIDS suffered.

David Bowie: Creator of glam rock. David Robert Jones has sold so far of his career 136 million records. He received nine platinum albums, eleven gold and eight silver in the UK. 65 years old, it has been positioned at number 29 of “100 Greatest Britons” according to a survey by the BBC in 2002.

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Adele: With only 23 years, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins has sold 23 million copies around the world, besides being the winner of 6 awards at the Grammys 2012

Elton John: Better known as Sir Elton John has sold over 250 million albums in his musical journey. Given the title Sir after being appointed to the Order of the British Empire by Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

Sid Vicious: Vocalist, bassist and founder of the group Sex Pistols, Simon John Ritchie was the main driver of the genre Punk Rock in the world. He died at age 21 product drug abuses. Visit for more travel article.

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