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Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Easter Monday ~ April 20th 1992

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness was an open-air concert attracted an audience of 72,000. The concert was produced for television by Ray Burdis and broadcast live on television and radio to 76 countries around the world, with an audience of up to one billion. The concert was a tribute to the life of the late Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury, with all proceeds going to AIDS research. The profits from the concert were used to launch The Mercury Phoenix Trust AIDS charity organisation.

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
The playlist of the charity pop / rock concert at
Wembley Stadium
June 3rd 2002

1st half
Metallica –
"Enter Sandman", "Sad But True", "Nothing Else Matters"
Extreme – Queen Medley, "Love of My Life" (Gary Cherone & Nuno Bettencourt), "More Than Words" (Gary Cherone & Nuno Bettencourt)
Def Leppard – "Animal", "Let's Get Rocked", "Now I'm Here" (with Brian May)
Bob Geldof – "Too Late God"
Spinal Tap – "The Majesty of Rock"
U2 – "Until the End of the World" – played via satellite from Sacramento, California
Guns N' Roses – "Paradise City", "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"
Mango Groove – "Special Star" – played via satellite from Johannesburg, South Africa
Elizabeth Taylor – AIDS Prevention Speech

2nd half
Queen + Joe Elliott/Slash – "Tie Your Mother Down"
Queen + Roger Daltrey/Tony Iommi – "Heaven and Hell" (intro), "Pinball Wizard" (intro), "I Want It All"
Queen + Zucchero – "Las Palabras de Amor"
Queen + Gary Cherone/Tony Iommi – "Hammer to Fall"
Queen + James Hetfield/Tony Iommi – "Stone Cold Crazy"
Queen + Robert Plant – "Innuendo (including parts of "Kashmir"), "Thank You" (intro), "Crazy Little Thing Called Love"
Brian May with Spike Edney – "Too Much Love Will Kill You"
Queen + Paul Young – "Radio Ga Ga"
Queen + Seal – "Who Wants to Live Forever"
Queen + Lisa Stansfield – "I Want to Break Free"
Queen + David Bowie/Annie Lennox – "Under Pressure"
Queen + Ian Hunter/David Bowie/Mick Ronson/Joe Elliot/Phil Collen – "All The Young Dudes"
Queen + David Bowie/Mick Ronson – "Heroes"
David Bowie – "The Lord's Prayer"
Queen + George Michael – "'39"
Queen + George Michael/Lisa Stansfield – "These Are the Days of Our Lives"
Queen + George Michael – "Somebody to Love"
Queen + Elton John/Axl Rose – "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Queen + Elton John/Tony Iommi – "The Show Must Go On"
Queen + Axl Rose – "We Will Rock You"
Queen + Liza Minnelli/Cast – "We Are the Champions"
Queen – "God Save the Queen" (taped outro)

Backing musicians
Queen were backed by the following musicians:
Spike Edney – keyboards, piano, backing vocals
Mike Moran – piano on "Who Wants to Live Forever" and "Somebody to Love"
Josh Macrae – percussion in some Queen tracks
Chris Thompson – backing vocals, acoustic guitar on "I Want It All", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and "Heroes", additional percussion
Maggie Ryder – backing vocals
Miriam Stockley – backing vocals
The London Community Gospel Choir – backing vocals on "Somebody to Love" and "We Are the Champions"
John Jones – organ and backing vocals on "We are the Champions"

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