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21 July , 1990 – When Pink Floyd held a concert “The Wall” to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall eight months earlier

“The Wall”Live in Berlin was a live concert performance by Roger Waters( The Co-Founder Of Progressive Rock Band Pink Floyd) and numerous guest artists, of the Pink Floyd studio album “The Wall”, which itself is largely written by Rogers Waters himself  during his time with the band. The show was held in Berlin on 21 July 1990, to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall eight months earlier.

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Roeske, Robert – This image was provided to Wikimedia Commons by the German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv) as part of a cooperation project.

A live album of the concert was released in September 1990. A video of the concert was also commercially released.

Fact: This Concert was played where there was Berlin wall Actually. The Main motif of this concert was to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall eight months earlier.

Tracks played During the Concert:

1.”In the Flesh” by Scorpions
2.”The Thin Ice” by Ute Lemper, Roger Waters, The Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir
3.”Another Brick in the Wall (Part 1)” by Roger Waters; sax solo by Garth Hudson
4.”The Happiest Days of Our Lives” by Roger Waters
5.”Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” by Cyndi Lauper; Guitar solos by Rick Di Fonzo & Snowy White, Synth Solo by Thomas Dolby
6.”Mother” by Sinéad O’Connor & The Band; Accordion by Garth Hudson, Vocals by Rick Danko & Levon Helm; Acoustic Instruments by The Hooters.
7.”Goodbye Blue Sky” by Joni Mitchell, The Rundfunk Orchestra and Choir ; flute by James Galway
8.”Empty Spaces/What Shall We Do Now?” by Bryan Adams, Roger Waters & the Rundfunk Orchestra and Choir
9.”Young Lust” by Bryan Adams, guitar solos by Rick Di Fonzo & Snowy White
10.”Oh My God — What a Fabulous Room” by Jerry Hall (intro to “One of My Turns”)

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11.”One of My Turns” by Roger Waters
12.“Don’t Leave Me Now” by Roger Waters
13.“Another Brick in the Wall (Part 3)” by Roger Waters & the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir
14.“The Last Few Bricks”
15.“Goodbye Cruel World” by Roger Waters
16.”Hey You” by Paul Carrack
17.”Is There Anybody Out There?” by The Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir; classical guitars by Rick Di Fonzo & Snowy White
18.”Nobody Home” by Roger Waters & the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir, guitar solos by Snowy White
19.”Vera” by Roger Waters & the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir
20.“Bring the Boys Back Home” by The Rundfunk, Band of the Combined Soviet Forces in Germany & Red Army Chorus
21.“Comfortably Numb” by Van Morrison, Roger Waters & The Band & the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir, guitar solos by Rick Di Fonzo & Snowy White
22.“In the Flesh” by Roger Waters, Scorpions, the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir
23.“Run Like Hell” by Roger Waters and Scorpions
24.“Waiting for the Worms” by Roger Waters, Scorpions and the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir
25.“Stop” by Roger Waters
26.“The Trial” by The Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir, featuring: Tim Curry as the Prosecutor
Thomas Dolby as the School Master
Ute Lemper as the Wife
Marianne Faithfull as the Mother
Albert Finney as the Judge

27.“The Tide Is Turning (After Live Aid)” (with Outside The Wall affixed to the end) by the Company (lead vocals by Roger Waters, Joni Mitchell, Cyndi Lauper, Bryan Adams, Van Morrison and Paul Carrack.) & the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir

Complete Line Up

Roger Waters — vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar on “Mother”, rhythm guitar on “Hey You”
Scorpions: Klaus Meine — vocals
Rudolf Schenker — rhythm guitar
Matthias Jabs — lead guitar
Francis Buchholz — bass guitar
Herman Rarebell — drums

Ute Lemper — vocals
Cyndi Lauper — percussion, vocals
Thomas Dolby — synthesizer, vocals
Sinéad O’Connor — vocals
The Band: Rick Danko — vocals
Levon Helm — vocals
Garth Hudson — accordion, soprano saxophone

The Hooters: Eric Bazilian — guitar
Rob Hyman — keyboards
John Lilley — guitar
Fran Smith Jr. — bass guitar
David Uosikkinen — drums

Joni Mitchell — vocals
James Galway — flute
Bryan Adams — guitar, vocals
Jerry Hall — vocals
Paul Carrack — vocals
Van Morrison — vocals
Tim Curry — vocals
Marianne Faithfull — vocals
Albert Finney — vocals

The Bleeding Heart Band
Rick Di Fonzo — guitars
Snowy White — guitars
Andy Fairweather-Low — bass guitar, guitar, backing vocals
Peter Wood — keyboards, organ, synthesizers
Nick Glennie-Smith — keyboards, organ, synthesizers
Graham Broad — drums, electronic percussion
Stan Farber — backing vocals (credited as Jim Farber)
Joe Chemay — backing vocals
Jim Haas — backing vocals
John Joyce — backing vocals

Reference:

1)  Youtube LinkConcert Video:

2)  Wikipedia- The Wall – Live in Berlin  Concert 21 July 1990

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