Concerts for the People of Kampuchea is a double album by Wings, the Who, Queen, Elvis Costello, Pretenders, the Clash, the Specials, and other artists featuring highlights from the Concerts for the People of Kampuchea held at the Hammersmith Odeon in London to raise money for the victims of war-torn Cambodia. It has yet to be released on CD, though the Wings and "Rockestra" supergroup portions of the album have appeared on Paul McCartney bootlegs.
The Concert for Kampuchea is a musical film from the best of the Concerts for the People of Kampuchea. The film was directed by Keith McMillan and was 4 nights of concerts in Hammersmith Odeon to raise money for Cambodia; the event was organized by Paul McCartney and Kurt Waldheim, it involved well-established artists such as McCartney, The Who and Queen as well as younger punk and new wave acts like The Clash and the Pretenders. The film finishes with the presentation of Wings' Rockestra. Filmed in 1979, Concert for Kampuchea did not receive American theatrical distribution until it was. The album A Night at the Opera features songs of numerous styles, including this three-minute pop song. Unusual for the genre, there is no section appearing more than twice.
Several years after George Harrison and Ravi Shankar organized the 1971 Concert(s) For Bangladesh, his fellow Beatle Paul McCartney, along with UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim, organized a series of 1979 concerts to benefit the victims of war-torn Cambodia. A two-record set, Concerts For the People of Kampuchea, was released 16 months later by Atlantic Records, in March 1981. The third night starred the Pretenders, the Specials and The Who. And the final night had Elvis Costello & the Attractions, Rockpile (with special guest Robert Plant), and Wings, in what would be their final concert.
Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 28th December 1979. This DVD also includes a bónus DVD called: . Other Versions (1 of 1) View All. Cat.
For the film, see Concert for Kampuchea. Concerts for the People of Kampuchea was a series of concerts featuring Queen, The Clash, The Pretenders, The Who, Elvis Costello, Wings, and many more artists which took place at the Hammersmith Odeon in London during December 1979 to raise money for the victims of war-torn Cambodia. The event was organized by Paul McCartney and Kurt Waldheim, and it involved older artists such as McCartney and The Who as well as younger, new wave acts like The Clash and the Pretenders. The last of the concerts was the last concert of Wings
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Organised by Paul along with politician Kurt Waldheim, the Concert for the People of Kampuchea was actually a series of shows held in December 1979 to raise money for the victims of war-torn Cambodia. It was also a personal landmark for Paul as the show on the 29 th December marked the last-ever concert performed by Wings. From the tour archives. We were unable to load Disqus. If you are a moderator please see our troubleshooting guide.