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

Unrated | | Documentary, Music | TV Movie 20 April 1992
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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Concierto por la vida: Homenaje a Freddie Mercury  »

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There was criticism from gay rights campaigners about the involvement of Guns N' Roses due to their homophobic lyrics, especially considering Mercury had contracted HIV from gay sex. 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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Featured in Queen: From Rags to Rhapsody (2015) See more »

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Great concert!
15 March 1999 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is a VERY emotional concert, with the biggest names in the rock history, paying their respect to Queen's lead singer in 20 years Freddie Mercury, who sadly died of AIDS in 1991! It's a great concert with a lot of good rock tunes!!


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