Famous Final Concerts

Monday, 29 August 2011

Famous Final Concerts- Famous final concert, Photos, Images, Videos, Music Before their legendary rooftop performance  the Beatles took the stage one last time 45 years ago on Aug. 29, 1966, and sang their way into history.
 Buddy Holly
Watch footage of a performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show"

Buddy Holly - Oh Boy
The rockabilly innovator  performed his final live concert Feb. 9, 1959  the night of his tragic death.
The Beatles

The Fab Four called it quits in April 1970  making this Aug. 29, 1966, concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco their last paid-concert performance.
Janis Joplin

The troubled songstress  gave her final performance  on Aug. 12, 1970, with her Full Tilt Boogie Band. Less than two months later, she was dead.Janis Joplin cause of death  Heroin overdose
Jimi Hendrix

The guitarist superstar  took the stage Sept. 6, 1970, in Germany  for his final performance before his death. jimi hendrix cause of death Drug overdose, Inhalation of vomit
The Supremes

After Diana Ross left in 1970, the threesome kept performing  seven more years and gave their final performance on June 12, 1977  after which one member decided to work on a solo project.
Elvis Presley

Almost two months before the King of Rock 'n' Roll  died  Presley performed in front of 17,000 fans on June 26, 1977, for what would be his final concert. Elvis Presley cause of death Myocardial infarction
Led Zeppelin

The hard-rocking British band  performed July 7, 1980,  at the end of their European tour, which was their final live performance with all the original members.John Bonham death date and place of death: September 25, 1980, at Clewer

One month before frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide the Northwest grunge group performed their final live concert March 1, 1994, before European fans.Kurt Cobain death date and place of death: April 5, 1994, at Seattle
Tupac Shakur

This West Coast rapper took the stage July 4, 1996, with other artists  for a final performance before his death a month later.tupac shakur cause of death Firearm, Gunshot, Murder, Respiratory failure
The Ramones

After a career spanning three decades  the punk-rock icons performed their final live performance Aug. 6, 1996.
Johnny Cash

This country star  performed a small set July 5, 2003  a month after his wife, June Carter Cash, died and two months before his own death. Johnny Cash cause of death Diabetes mellitus
Destiny's Child

This female R&B group  parted ways in 2006 at the height of their fame, but reunited Feb. 19, 2006, for the halftime show of the NBA finals.
Michael Jackson

The King of Pop  was preparing for a comeback tour  just before he died  which left his Nov. 15, 2006, performance at the World Music Awards as his last one in public. Michael Jackson death June 25, 2009, at UCLA Medical Center
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