CDJ Today: August 9 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 9 in Classic Rock

August 9, 1986 – Queen perform their final concert with Freddie Mercury at the Knebworth Park Festival in England in front of 120,000 people. An audience of 120,000 sees them close out the set with “We Will Rock You”/”We Are The Champions” and “God Save The Queen.” Mercury dies in 1991 of complications related to AIDS.