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John Deacon
Background information
Birth name John Deacon
Born 19 August 1951 (1951-08-19) (age 68)
Oadby, Leicestershire, England
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, electrician
Instruments Bass, double bass, guitar, keyboards
Years active 1971 – 1997
Associated acts Queen, The Opposition

John Richard Deacon (born 19 August 1951) is an English retired musician. He is best known as the bass guitarist for the rock band Queen. He also was part of the controversial mix up that was he "supposedly" had hidden satanic messages in the song "Another One Bites the Dust". No comment was made by the bass guitarist who was accused of including the messages when writing the song.