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

The benefit concert in memory of Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of Queen, who died of AIDS in November 1991.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Freddie Mercury ... Himself (archive footage)
Queen ... Themselves
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Bowie ... Himself
Gary Cherone ... Himself
Cindy Crawford ... Herself
Roger Daltrey ... Himself
Def Leppard ... Themselves
Spike Edney Spike Edney ... Himself
Christopher Guest ... Nigel Tufnel
Guns N' Roses ... Themselves
Ian Hunter ... Himself
Tony Iommi ... Himself
Elton John ... Himself
Annie Lennox ... Herself
Josh Macrae Josh Macrae ... Himself
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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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Unrated
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Concierto por la vida: Homenaje a Freddie Mercury See more »

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Runtime:

| (TV) (2017)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael (1999) See more »

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VHS Version Is Better Than The DVD Version
29 September 2004 | by Dany_MercurySee all my reviews

They Were There In 1971 And They Are Here In 2004.

Though One Thing's Different : Freddie Mercury Has Gone To Heaven.

Brian Has Still His Red Special Guitar Built In 1964 With His Father Harold And Roger Has Still His Sets Of Drums He Used In Queen But John Deacon Doesn't Want To Be Part Of It Anymore. Queen Died With Freddie He Said. Freddie Would Have Liked Queen To Go On. I Don't Think That's The Main Reason Why John's Last Real Concert Was On April 20, 1992 In Wembley. Queen's Musical Directions ? Performing With 5ive, Wyclef Jean Or Anastacia Maybe ? Anyway...They Were All There In April 1992...Even The King Himself : Freddie Mercury.

Making A Brief Appearance On Screen, I'm Pretty Sure Freddie Watched The Show From Above. George Michael Performing "Somebody To Love", Paul Young Performing Roger's "Radio Ga Ga" Or His Favorite Performer, Liza Minelli, Performing His Own Anthem, "We Are The Champions", I'm Pretty Sure He Was Applauding.

The VHS Version Has The Entire Concert While The DVD Version Has Only The 2nd Part. Buy The VHS Version For A Complete Concert Or The DVD Version For A Better Sound.


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