Queen have been producing and performing music since the 1970s and this timeline indicates important dates in the band's history.
Popular music evolved from swing bands and orchestrated ballads from the 1930s, 40s and 50s. By the end of the 1960s the younger generations were listening to bands such as The Beatles, Rolling Stones and David Bowie. These bands were considered rebellious, breaking the music conventions of the time, which was part of the attraction for the youth of the 1960s.
Much diverse music was created in the 1970s. Here are some examples of the most familiar sounds from this time and with predominant artists.
Queen produced a variety of music under different genres throughout their career. This infographic demonstrates the key genres of Queen's music.