6 tunes you may not have known are actually Queen songs

The iconic rock band produced so many great hits, some more known than others. And perhaps there are some recognizable ones you didn't even know were theirs!

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“Bohemian Rhapsody”(1975)

Ok, don't @ me on this one. I know basically almost everyone knows that "Bohemian Rhapsody" is Queen's song. But, I'm going somewhere with this so stay with me. Another famous musical ensemble covered the six-minute suite back in 2009. And that would be The Muppets! It was very cleverly done and everyone's favorite puppets even copied the music video in such a fun way.

And while most of us get this reference, perhaps some of you younger readers didn't know that. I don't want to assume because not everyone is a fan or old enough to know. I mean, with the 2018 biographical film of the same name coming out, that gives it away. But maybe you didn't watch it. So if you didn't know, now you do. You're welcome!

The Muppets take on the tune went viral and the video itself has over 100 million views. "Bohemian Rhapsody" is the lead single from Queen's fourth album, A Night at the Opera. Check it out below!

"Somebody to Love" (1976)

Who remembers the 2006 animated movie Happy Feet? Gloria, voiced by actress Brittany Murphy, performs a big scene and ballad of "Somebody to Love." Plus, another impressive take on the song was in Ella Enchanted starring Anne Hathaway. She also sings it in a major scene. That part of the movie is one of my favorites.

And I'll be honest. Before watching the Bohemian Rhapsody movie, I didn't know "Somebody to Love" was a Queen song! I'd first heard it from Ella Enchanted. Well, it's an iconic tune and one I love to listen to (from Queen) now all the time. The song first came out in 1976 on their fifth album, A Day at the Races.

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (1979)

You may recognize this catchy tune thanks to Michael Bublé, who released it in 2003. I have to admit his song and version definitely fit, though this is originally a Queen tune. The track was released in 1979 and is included in the band's eighth studio album The Game. Bublé isn't the only artist to have covered it.

Maroon 5 also has their own version of the song that you may have heard. Plus, Disney fans may recognize this piece of music from the movies Mars Needs Moms and Strange Magic. I don't feel like "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" is one of their musical works that immediately comes to mind when you think of the band, but it's definitely a goodie!