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
Secret Policeman's Other Ball: The Music delivers performances from 1982's second Secret Policeman's concert, which benefited Amnesty International and featured Phil Collins, Jeff Beck, Bob Geldof, and Sting among its headliners. Sting's "Roxanne," Beck's "Crossroads," and Geldof's "I Don't Like Mondays" are among the album's highlights, along with Collins' "In the Air Tonight
The Secret Policeman's Third Ball: The Music is a live compilation album/video featuring Duran Duran, recorded at the London Palladium in London, UK over four consecutive nights (26-29 March 1987). Recorded by Elephant House Production, the album was released by Virgin with royalties going to Amnesty International. The album features an acoustic performance by Duran Duran at the London Palladium, a 2,286 capacity venue located at 8 Argyll Street in Soho, London.
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
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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: Cleese enjoyed putting fresh faces into familiar sketches, so Rowan Atkinson joined three of the Monty Python crew in The Four Yorkshiremen routine . By the time Amnesty staged the Secret Policeman’s Third Ball in 1987, the concept of well-known artists performing en masse for charity had developed into higher-profile events like Live Aid. The regular Amnesty Benefits continued on a much smaller scale and, after 1989, under new titles until 2006.
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