Roger Waters got a little help from his friends today in 1990

July 21, 2017

Pink Floyd's bassist / songwriter

Roger Waters

got a little help from his friends on July 21st of 1990 

for a live performance of Pink Floyd's

'The Wall'

memorializing the fall of the Berlin Wall

The event was held

on the west side of the Berlin wall

in a vacant terrain

that had previously been part

of the Berlin Wall’s 'no-man’s land' 

The event helped raise money for disaster relief

Over 450,000 fans attended the concert

Roger Waters

featured a melting pot of guest musicians

to assist in the adaptation of the legendary album 

A performance that definitely stands

'the test of time'

was when Roger Waters brought out

Van Morrison

and members of

'The Band' 

Levon Helm & Rick Danko

Garth Hudson

to perform

'Comfortably Numb'

The emotion is evident

when Morrison, Helm, Danko, and Hudson

assist Waters in vocal duties

during the song's powerful chorus 


The Company

Roger Waters – vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar on "Mother", rhythm guitar on "Hey You"


Klaus Meine – lead vocals

Rudolf Schenker – rhythm guitar, backing vocals

Matthias Jabs – lead guitar, backing vocals

Francis Buchholz – bass guitar, backing vocals

Herman Rarebell – drums, backing vocals

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, vocals

Rob Hyman – keyboards, vocals

John Lilley – guitar, vocals

Fran Smith Jr. – bass guitar, vocals

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 Hearts Band

Rick Di Fonzo – guitars

Snowy White – guitars

Andy Fairweather-Low – bass, guitar, backing vocals

Peter Wood – keyboards, organ, synthesizers

Nick Glennie-Smith – keyboards, organ, synthesizers

Graham Broad – drums, electronic percussion

Stan Farber – backing vocals, percussion (credited as Jim Farber)

Joe Chemay – backing vocals

Jim Haas – backing vocals, percussion

John Joyce – backing vocals



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