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Despite the concert being well-known among fans of the band, the
Despite the concert being well-known among fans of the band, the ; lacking parts of some songs, some of which 't even appear at all.
of the footage from the concert was remastered and used in the film ''Queen - A Night At The Odeon'', which was released of the live album the .
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On December 1979, a series of concerts featuring Queen, The Clash, The Who, etc. were held at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, England; for the benefit of the victims of war-torn Cambodia. These series of concerts were called "Concerts for the people of Kampuchea".
Background[edit | edit source]
The events were organized by Paul McCartney and Kurt Waldheim to raise funds for the citizens who were affected by the wars raging in Cambodia as a result of the reign of Pol Pot.
The concert was filmed and broadcasted on BBC 1, and multiple audio recordings were made by audience members that have since appeared on bootlegs.
Wing's performance on December 29th would end the group's final tour and mark the group's final concert.
Setlist[edit | edit source]
The setlist for the concert is as follows, with (*) being the songs that have their video recordings partially missing, and (**) being the songs that are completely lost.
- Jailhouse Rock (*)
- We Will Rock You
- Let Me Entertain You
- Somebody to Love
- If You Can't Beat Them (**)
- Mustapha (*)
- Death on Two Legs
- Killer Queen
- I'm in Love with My Car
- Get Down, Make Love
- You're My Best Friend
- Save Me
- Now I'm Here
- Don't Stop Me Now
- Spread Your Wings (**)
- Love of My Life
- Keep Yourself Alive (**)
- Drum Solo (**)
- Guitar Solo (**)
- Silent Night (**)
- Brighton Rock (**)
- Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Bohemian Rhapsody (*)
- Tie Your Mother Down
- Sheer Heart Attack
- We Will Rock You
- We Are the Champions
- God Save the Queen
Availability[edit | edit source]
Despite the concert being well-known among fans of the band, for the longest time, only partial footage saw use in bootlegs; lacking parts of some songs, some of which didn't even appear at all.
All of the footage from the concert was remastered and used in the film Queen - A Night At The Odeon, which was released to coincide with the release of the live album A Night at the Odeon – Hammersmith 1975.