Every generation has its defining music — the songs that stop you in your tracks when they play at a bar, that everyone stands up and sings along to at weddings and parties.

Then there are the songs that transcend generations, withstanding decades of evolution in the music industry. They touch upon something alchemical that clicks for generations to come

That’s the magic of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which celebrates its 40th anniversary on Oct. 31. The 6-minute song has been parodied, covered, quoted, and salient throughout pop culture for four decades, with no end in sight. To commemorate this milestone, we ranked some of its most memorable covers over the years Read more…

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Celebrate 40 years of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ with these 10 covers