Famous final concerts

Famous final concerts
Famous final concerts. 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. Check out some other legendary final performances.
Buddy Holly final concert
The rockabilly innovator performed his final live concert Feb. 9, 1959, the night of his tragic death.
The Beatles final concert

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 final concert

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
Jimi Hendrix final concert
The guitarist superstar took the stage Sept. 6, 1970, in Germany for his final performance before his death
Elvis Presley final concert

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
Led Zeppelin final concer

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
Nirvana final concert

One month before frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide, the Northwest grunge group performed their final live concert March 1, 1994, before European fans
Tupac Shakur final concert

This West Coast rapper took the stage July 4, 1996, with other artists for a final performance before his death a month later
The Ramones final concert

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

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
Destiny's Child final concert

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 final concert

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.
The Supremes final concert

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.

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