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The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness (1992)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary, Music  |  20 April 1992 (UK)
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A video recording of the benefit concert in memory of the lead singer of Queen.

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A live concert in tribute to Freddie Mercury, former lead singer of Queen. Mercury died of AIDS and so some of the proceeds of this concert went to AIDS research. Features performers such as Metallica, Def Leppard, Elton John, Axl Rose, Extreme, George Michael, and many others. Performers alternate between doing their own hits, covering Queen songs, or jamming with the surviving members of Queen. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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A Concert for Life: A Tribute to Freddie Mercury  »

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This is John Deacon's final full-length concert appearance. He played with Queen again for one song in 1997, and recorded the single "No One But You" with them later that year, but then retired from the group. See more »

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In the accompanying "making of" documentary included on home video releases, Gary Cherone's last name is misspelled as "Cheron", and Joe Elliott's last name is misspelled as "Elliot." See more »

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Love Hurts!
14 April 1999 | by (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) – See all my reviews

I cried from the beginning until the end of this concert. Freddie Mercury IS one of my favorite people in this world. This is the most fantastic tribute concert I have ever seen. This is a must see for any Queen and Freddie Mercury fan. He is missed.


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