‘Wayne’s World’ Without Queen? Almost!: The History of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Sometimes, artists have to fight with their financiers to keep their artistic visions intact. Such was the case with actor Mike Myers when the studio backing Wayne's World wanted to nix Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" for the film's famous opening scene in favor of a Guns N' Roses song. GNR was huge at the time, and Queen was not. But Myers put his foot down, and pop culture is now richer for it.