(photo courtesy of the NME and EMI)

Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody turns 40 tomorrow (October 31) and the album A Night at the Opera turns 40 in November.

Stories about how songs go from an idea, to paper to recording and production then to the airwaves and a part of the soundtrack to your life are simply fascinating.

Here is the story of Bohemian Rhapsody courtesy of Queen and the BBC.