Famous final concerts
The rockabilly innovator performed his final live concert Feb. 9, 1959, the night of his tragic death.
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.
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
The guitarist superstar took the stage Sept. 6, 1970, in Germany for his final performance before his death
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
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
One month before frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide, the Northwest grunge group performed their final live concert March 1, 1994, before European fans
This West Coast rapper took the stage July 4, 1996, with other artists for a final performance before his death a month later
After a career spanning three decades, the punk-rock icons performed their final live performance Aug. 6, 1996
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
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.
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.
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.