Featuring appearances from the likes of Queen, David Bowie, Axl Rose and more.
Freddie Mercury passed away on November 24, 1991 an undisputed music legend. He redefined popular music behind his seminal group Queen and continues to influence musicians across the globe. His legacy is undying.
Following his death, Queen hosted a benefit concert at London’s Wembley Stadium to raise money for AIDS awareness, held on Easter Monday – April 20, 1992. The surviving members of the band – John Deacon, Brian May and Roger Taylor – came together alongside the likes of David Bowie, Elton John, Robert Plant and Axl Rose, among others, to perform the special event.
The concert was huge and saw Queen perform all the classics with every track a collaboration between revered music peers. ‘Under Pressure’ and ‘Heroes’ surfaced alongside Bowie, while Queen teamed up with John and Rose to play ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’; Rose also joined Mercury’s band to also play ‘We Will Rock You’.
The 90-minute performance was capped off by a triumphant rendition of ‘We Are The Champions’ which saw all collaborators on the night venture onto the stage, arm in arm.
Catch the performance below before it expires on Sunday night:
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