Concert Details

15 September 1997 – Eric Clapton, Others


Venue: Royal Albert Hall

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Band Lineup:

Alphonsus “Arrow” Cassel
Midge Ure
Carl Perkins
Jimmy Buffet
Phil Collins
Mark Knopfler
Elton John
Eric Clapton
Paul McCartney
The Royal Hall Philharmonic Orchestra
The Royal Guard Choir
House Band:
Wix Wickens – keyboards
Guy Fletcher – keyboards
Chris Stainton – piano
Jools Holland – piano
Robbie McIntosh – guitar
Phil Palmer – guitar
John Gidling – bass
Ian Thomas – drums
Ray Cooper – percussion

Show Notes:

"Music for Montserrat" was a benefit concert organized by Sir George Martin to raise funds for victims caused by the ongoing natural disaster caused by the Soufriere Volcano. All of the participating artists had recorded at Martin’s AIR Studios in Montserrat. It was broadcast live by independent radio station, Heart FM (Midlands / London) and broadcast on television in its entirety the day following by Sky Pay Per View. It was later released on VHS / DVD. 

Set List:

01. Unknown song – Arrow
02. Hot Hot Hot – Arrow
03. Dancing With Tears In My Eyes – Midge Ure
04. Vienna – Midge Ure
05. Matchbox – Carl Perkins
06. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
07. Volcano – Jimmy Buffet
08. Unknown song – Jimmy Buffet
09. In The Air Tonight – Phil Collins
10. Take Me Home – Phil Collins
11. Bridge Over Troubled Water – The Royal Guard Choir and The Royal Hall Philharmonic Orchestra
12. Theme From Local Hero – Mark Knopfler
13. Brothers In Arms – Mark Knopfler
14. Money For Nothing – Mark Knopfler with Phil Collins, Eric Clapton, Sting
15. Walking On The Moon – Sting
16. Fields of Gold – Sting
17. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – Sting
18. Message In A Bottle – Sting
19. Your Song – Elton John
20. Live Like Horses – Elton John
21. Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me – Elton John
22. Broken Hearted – Eric Clapton
23. Layla – Eric Clapton with Mark Knopfler
24. Same Old Blues – Eric Clapton with Mark Knopfler, Phil Collins
25. Yesterday – Paul McCartney
26. Golden Slumbers – Paul McCartney
27. The End – Paul McCartney with Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Phil Collins
28. Hey Jude / Kansas City – All

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