One of the biggest Instagram fan pages of Queen, “Freddie Mercury Club” has remembered the last live performance of Freddie Mercury, which happened 33 years ago today.
As Freddie Mercury Club mentioned, 33 years ago today, legendary frontman Freddie Mercury and Queen performed their last live performance at Knebworth on August 9th 1986.
Here is what Queen legend Mercury told the 120.000 people in the crowd that day:
“I think most of you know this is the last stop on our tour. You know that don’t you? And such a beautiful way to end it.
I mean look at the lot of you. I might also add that this has been the best European tour for us, thanks to all you fuckers out there.”
And here are some info from that day:
In “true bombastic style” the band arrived at Knebworth Park by helicopter.
Queen played to over 120000 fans at Knebworth. Their biggest audience on the Magic Tour…
I love Freddie’s referring to over 120000 people as “a slightly small gig” 😍❤😂”
You can watch the video below.
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💥Queen at Knebworth💥 . 33 years ago today Queen performed their "last dance" at Knebworth on August 9th 1986 💪❤👑 . ✨This is the last Queen concert that the great Freddie Mercury ever poured his heart and soul in… . ✨In "true bombastic style" the band arrived at Knebworth Park by helicopter. . ✨Queen played to over 120000 fans at Knebworth. Their biggest audience on the Magic Tour… . ✨I love Freddie's referring to over 120000 people as "a slightly small gig" 😍❤😂 . ✨And to quote John: "Yes you do ask how long it's going to go on…but if I could tell the future life would be quite boring…" 👏😢 . ✨During the concert Freddie addressed the audience and said: "I think most of you know this is the last stop on our tour. You know that don't you? And such a beautiful way to end it. I mean look at the lot of you. I might also add that this has been the best European tour for us, thanks to all you fuckers out there." . ✨Little did anyone know at that time that this WAS Freddie's and Queen's last stop…and that it would be the last time anyone could say "Ready Freddie" to Freddie… 😢 . ✨I can't say enough that this is for me the LAST concert of Queen. Full stop. The end.👊 Some say on this day a big chapter in "Queen history" was closed.📖 But I'll say not a chapter but the whole book was closed on this day…the WHOLE BOOK 📓 . 🙏Thanks for one last great show Freddie…you went out in style just like always…on top of the world…👑 Missing you and loving you with my all…❤ . #FreddieMercury #Knebworth