Brian May
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Brian Harold May, CBE (born 19 July 1947) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and astrophysicist who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen. He uses a home-built electric guitar, called the Red Special. His ...

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Driven By You
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Johnny B Goode
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Mannish Boy
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You Really Got Me
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Dust In The Wind (feat. Kerry Ellis)
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Pictures Of Matchstick Men
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All the Way from Memphis
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Star Fleet Project
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BBC News - Fox-hunting vote: Brian May says vote delay 'a victory'
Campaigner Brian May says that the postponement of a vote on relaxing the Hunting Act was a "victory for the people."
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BBC News - Fox-hunting ban repeal: Portillo vs. Brian May
On This Week with Andrew Neil, musician Brian May and Michael Portillo clash over the fox-hunting ban.
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BBC News - Fox-hunting ban repeal: Portillo vs. Brian May
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Biography

Brian Harold May, CBE (born 19 July 1947) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and astrophysicist who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen. He uses a home-built electric guitar, called the Red Special. His compositions for the band include "We Will Rock You", "Tie Your Mother Down", "I Want It All", "Fat Bottomed Girls", "Flash", "Save Me", "Who Wants to Live Forever" and "The Show Must Go On".

He was appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2005 for "services to the music industry and for charity work". May attained a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College London in 2007 and was Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University from 2008 to 2013. He was a "science team collaborator" with NASA's New Horizons Pluto mission.

May has homes in London and Windlesham, Surrey. He is an active animal rights advocate and was appointed a vice-president of animal welfare charity the RSPCA in September 2012.

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