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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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Certificate:

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 »

Connections

Featured in Queen: From Rags to Rhapsody (2015) See more »

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Love Hurts!
14 April 1999 | by ArminehSee 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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