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Around the World in 20 Years
Queen Live at Wembley '86
Pole to Pole
Full Circle with Michael Palin
Around the World in 80 Days
Queen's Greatest Flix
Vertigo 2005: U2 Live from Chicago
The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness
The Living Planet
Queen Rock Montreal & Live Aid
We Will Rock You: Queen Live in Concert
Stevie Wonder was invited to perform but refused citing the fact that there were very few African-American artists on the bill and he didn't want to be a token. In fact, he and Michael Jackson supposedly tried to organize a boycott of the event. The lack of diversity for the ... ...
It was the most electrifying feeling, being there - no other reason than the cause. I wish I could do even more.
In its original form, the concert ran 16 hours. There were two versions of the U.S. telecast - one incarnation aired complete on MTV, another produced by ABC was in two parts, part one (the first eleven hours) airing in syndication, part two (the final three hours) airing on ABC. In any case, the DVD version is edited to ten hours, leaving out many key performances, such as Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Power Station, The Hooters, The Four Tops, Rick Springfield, Bernard Watson, Santana, and Led Zeppelin. The DVD version also contains an aurally altered version of Paul McCartney's performance of "Let It Be" (due to a microphone problem in the first half of the song, McCartney had to re-record his vocals twenty years after the fact so that it could be included on the DVD).