Freedom Festival Nelson Mandela Concert (1988) (Remastered from LaserDisc to DVD) 2 HOURS Featuring: STING, George Michael of WHAM!, Eurythmics, Peter Gabriel and Simple Minds aka Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute

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Released exclusively on the long since discontinued and deleted formats of VHS and LaserDisc the following has NEVER been REMASTERED and released on DVD until NOW!

This REMASTERED DVD is sourced directly from the original high quality LaserDisc and remastered to DVD for the first time ever! Quality is unmatched as it transferred from the long since deleted LaserDisc Master from OVER THIRTY FIVE years ago.

Background: The concert was issued on the VHS format in Europe, Canada and the USA. The LaserDisc release of this concert was issued ONLY in Japan in 1988 followed by a USA release the following year. The original release of the LaserDisc was sourced for the REMASTERING of this DVD. Still to this day, this vintage concert festival has NEVER been officially released in ANY COUNTRY on DVD until NOW! So here, offered in the best possible quality, available for the first time ever is the REMASTERED from LaserDisc to DVD for all collectors of artists such as Sting, George Michael, Dire Straits, Eurythmics and more!

DVD Menu divides content as “Side 1” and “Side 2” to mimic the content style of the original LaserDisc

Description: Recorded Live at Wembley Stadium London, UK on June 11th 1988.

Side 1

Opening announcement by actor singer Harry Belafonte

1. Sting They Dance Alone
2. George Michael Village Ghettoland
3. George Michael If You Were My Woman
4. George Michael Sexual Healing
5. Eurythmics There Must Be An Angel
6. Eurythmics You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart
7. Al Green Let’s Stay Together
8. Tracy Chapman Talkin’ About A Revolution

Speech to the crowd by actress Whoopi Goldberg

9. Peter Gabriel and Simple Minds Biko
10. Aswad Sly and Robbie Set Them Free

Side 2

11. Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masakela Soweto Blues
12. UB40 and Chrissie Hynde Breakfast In Bed
13. Simple Minds Mandela Day
14. Steven Van Zandt and Simple Minds Sun City
15. Jerry Dammers and Simple Minds Free Nelson Mandela
16. Whitney Houston The Greatest Love Of All
17. Fat Boys and Chubby Checker The Twist
18. Stevie Wonder I Just Called To Say I Love You
19. Dire Straits / Eric Clapton Brothers In Arms
20. Dire Straits and Eric Clapton Wonderful Tonight
21. Jessye Norman Amazing Grace

Total Running Time : 1 Hour 59 Minutes

Credits

Executive Producer: Neville Bolt
Other Executive-Director: Ken O’Neill
Presenter: Tony Hollingsworth

Additional information

Weight.25 lbs

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