Sunday, September 20, 2015

The Prince’s Trust: All-Star Rock Concert (1986)

Here is some video footage from the 10th anniversary Prince’s Trust All-Star Rock Concert at Wembley Arena in London, England, on June 20, 1986. In attendance were Charles & Diana, the Prince and Princess of Wales. The Prince’s Trust, a philanthropic venture initiated in 1976, says on its site that it “supports 13 to 30 year olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.” In other words, it aims to give those at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder a hand up, which is not the same as a hand out.

The Set List Of Songs

God Save The Queen, Wonderland (Big Country), Fields Of Fire (Big Country), Look Away (Big Country), Chance (Big Country), In A Big Country (Big Country), Tom’s Diner (Suzanne Vega), Cracking (Suzanne Vega), Small Blue Thing (Suzanne Vega), Marlene On The Wall (Suzanne Vega), Lesson In Love (Level 42), Leaving Me Now (Level 42), Something About You (Level 42), Hot Water (Level 42), Opening, Your Song (Elton John), In The Air Tonight (Phil Collins)

Better Be Good To Me (Tina Turner), Tearing Us Apart (Eric Clapton & Tina Turner), Call Of The Wild (Midge Ure), Money For Nothing (Mark Knopfler), Every Time You Go Away (Paul Young), Reach Out (Joan Armatrading), No One Is To Blame (Howard Jones), Sailing (Rod Stewart), I’m Still Standing (Elton John), Every Time You Go Away (Paul Young & George Michael), I Saw Her Standing There (Paul McCartney), Long Tall Sally (Paul McCartney), Dancing In The Street (David Bowie & Mick Jagger), Get Back (Paul McCartney Plus Everyone).

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