uhm wasn't Jimmy May attempting to play the guitar
Actually I was just reading Jimmy's website yesterday and he JUST updated it. he does NOT play professionally, but he loves to play for his own enjoyment. He lists his guitars too. http://www.jimmymay.co.uk
"I love guitars! Trouble is, I am really not that great at playing them. People ask me if I play well all the time, and I tell them I play a bit, but am not much good. They don't believe me until I play and then they realize that I am only a beginner.
Despite being not much good, I get a great deal of pleasure from strumming away. I have an acoustic guitar and an electric one.
The acoustic guitar gets the most use!"
"Some pretty great copies of my Dad's guitar the 'Red Special' are now available, and I hope to get hold of one sometime soon. I think Burns make a pretty good one now.... The Burns Brian May Signature Guitar."
"I play my electric guitar through a Brian May special edition amplifier, which I love!"