In later years, other Amnesty benefit shows also bore the Secret Policeman's title. They are informally referred to as The Secret Policeman's Balls. The Secret Policeman's Ball took place over four consecutive nights in London on 27–30 June 1979
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that became the iconic series known informally as The Secret Policeman's Balls. The show took place at the Drury Lane theatre in London on Wednesday 9 September 1981 It was a successor to the 1979 show The Secret Policeman's Ball. The show was very influential in galvanizing rock musicians to become involved in the human rights issue and in other political and social causes in subsequent decades Musicians who performed at the show who subsequently became activists in various fields include Sting, Bob Geldof, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Midge Ure. Contents. 1 Track listing of the music album. 2 Track listing of the VHS. 3 Track listing of the comedy album. Track listing of the music album. Side 1. "Roxanne" – Sting 3:06
The image was to feature on the album cover of music recorded live at the fourth of Amnesty International’s benefit shows in 1981; legendary tracks by the big names of the day, from Sting performing Roxanne to The Boomtown Rats’ Bob Geldof and Johnny Fingers blasting out I Don’t Like Mondays. Tonight, Channel 4 screens The Secret Policeman’s Ball 2012, recorded at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, and the line-up of musical and comic talent is equally impressive: Russell Brand, Coldplay, Mumford and Sons, Sarah Silverman and The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart. For that year’s Secret Policeman’s Other Ball, Cleese mixed things up by inviting the Oxbridge regulars to take the stage alongside a new generation of working-class comedians, including Billy Connolly and Alexei Sayle
In 1987, The Secret Policeman's Third Ball was presented to anxious UK fans. This explains why most of the US fans aren't aware of this great series of music. I think the original new wave and punk fans know how special the Balls are since they owned the original albums. The Third Ball included: Lou Ree, Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Peter Gabriel, Mark Knopfler, Jackson Browne, David Gilmour and Joan Armatrading. The songs are all moving and powerful piece carefully selected to evoke compassion for others or to painfully illustrate the need for improvement, worldwide
CD'S the secret policeman's other ball featuring sting. clapton,beck,geldof,collins,donovan,the secret police. IT Is in very good condition. all CD'S have been examined & tested. I will be listing several CD's over the next couple of days. I will combine shipping for multiple WINS so bid on as many as you like. The Secret Policeman'S Concert CD Rare Springtime Used. The Secret Policeman'S Other Ball: The Music CD Rhino. Secret Policeman'S Cd Eric Clapton Jeff Beck Donovan OP. The Secret Policeman'S Third Ball (The Music) CD 1987