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Brian May (II)

Brian May is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential, innovative, technically gifted and recognisable guitarists in the history of rock. He is also a prolific songwriter, responsible for writing or co-writing many international hits with Queen. He was educated at the prestigious private school Hampton Grammar School in London. He then ... See full bio »
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Credited with guitar on the song "Cassandra" and guitar and vocals on the song "Slot Machine", both on Steve Hackett's 1986 album "Feedback 86". He also receives a co-writing credit with Steve Hackett for "Slot Machine". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Dr Brian May | Queen


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[on global success with Queen] I do get up some mornings and think: "God, how did that happen?". Because we were just boys - and it doesn't seem that long ago - with dreams and big ideas that we could do something that no one's ever done before, and sort of go out and conquer the world. And somehow, it happened. Everywhere I go, from Mongolia to Timbuktu, people know the songs. It's incredible. I... See more »


Penned the hits Keep Yourself Alive, Thirty-Nine, Tie Your Mother Down, and Fat Bottomed Girls. See more »


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