The Guitarist performed the lonely solo high above the city and was accompanied by the orchestra far below him in the Palace gardens, whilst being projected live to millions of people across the world.

'It changed me': The night Brian May played 'God Save The Queen' on the roof of Buckingham Palace

Diana and Freddie Mercury

Did Freddie Mercury really take Princess Diana to a London gay pub in the '80s?

Video footage of Queen's first ever known recording has resurfaced after nearly 40 years.

This footage of Queen's first ever recorded performance is sensational - video

Sacha Baron Cohen was initially cast to play Freddie Mercury in biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.

Queen’s Roger Taylor says Sacha Baron Cohen would've been “utter s**t” playing Freddie Mercury

The special recording from 1977 captures the atmospheric audio of Queen's Freddie and Brian May performing an acoustic version of the festive classic to the audience in Inglewood, California. (Pictured, Freddie Mercury performing in 1982)

Listen to a rare recording of Freddie Mercury singing heartfelt ‘White Christmas’ in 1977

Brian May

Brian May denies being unfriendly to trans people: "My heart is open as always"

Freddie Mercury: 'The Great Pretender'

Freddie Mercury had heartbreaking reason for keeping AIDS diagnosis secret

Gary Numan and Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury's kindness revealed in heartwarming story from Gary Numan involving a Big Mac in Tokyo

A new documentary will detail the final days leading to Freddie Mercury's tragic passing in 1991.

Freddie Mercury's tragic final words and last days revealed in brand new documentary

“To actually get to play with Mr. Taylor. Just wow!” Bushell said.

Watch Queen's Roger Taylor take on 11-year old viral sensation Nandi Bushell in drum battle

Brian May and Anita Dobson have been married since 2000.

Anita Dobson opens up on "nightmare" after husband Brian May suffered heart attack

John Deacon and Queen

Roger Taylor says John Deacon is too 'fragile' to ever rejoin Queen

Freddie Mercury performs with Queen

Freddie Mercury's singing voice almost made Roger Taylor laugh at first

Freddie Mercury of Queen performs on stage at Live Aid at Wembley Stadium, 1985. (Photo by Phil Dent/Redferns)

"Ay-Oh!" How Freddie Mercury became the master of winning over a crowd

Freddie Mercury tinkering on the piano in the studio, and performing live with Queen.

Watch this video that proves Queen's Freddie Mercury was a true piano maestro

Freddie Mercury performing at Wembley Arena with Queen on his 38th birthday, 5th September 1984. Inset: one of four new artworks to celebrate Freddie Mercury's 75th birthday. (Photo by Nigel Wright/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

Four new artworks celebrate Freddie Mercury’s 75th birthday, benefitting the worldwide fight against AIDS

Brian May's private helicopter lands on a cricket pitch mid-game, and Brian May performing live in Milan with Queen + Adam Lambert.

Howzat! Queen's Brian May interrupts cricket match by landing his helicopter on the pitch

Brian May duets with Brian May

Watch Brian May play guitar with his younger self in his Time Travelling video