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Live Aid: The Day That United The World Through Music. Sniffin’ Glue’: First Whiff Of Punk’s Ultimate Fanzine. The choice of album title was apt. Queen provided magic on that summer day in 1985. Their impact was summed up by Geldof. Queen were absolutely the best band of the day, the Live Aid organiser said. They played the best, had the best sound, used their time to the full. They understood the idea exactly, that it was a global jukebox.
Of Live Aid’s many famous stunts and collaborations, perhaps the most unique was made by none other than Phil Collins. Genesis was on a brief hiatus to allow its three members to stretch out their various solo careers. Earlier in the year, Collins had released his third solo album, No Jacket Required. It was a worldwide smash putting him at the very top of the music world. The singer and drummer decided to do the unthinkable: play sets at both venues. local time at Wembley (10:15 . In an era commonly remembered as one of egotistical greed and unfeeling indifference, a third of the world’s population turned to their television sets to watch an exercise in empathy. While the programming clocked in at roughly 16 hours, the total length was far longer since performances on the two trans-Atlantic stages occasionally overlapped. As of 2019, no official DVD or CD of the event remained in print. Kudos to this unofficial Live Aid site for much of the historical information.
Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on Saturday 13 July 1985, and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative. The original event was organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. Billed as the "global jukebox", the event was held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London, England, United Kingdom (attended by 72,000 people) and John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (attended by about 100,000 people).
Queen's Live Aid performance in July 1985 may have clocked in at just 17 minutes, but they were 17 minutes which would both make rock history and transform the band for good. I wanted to get out of this last 10 years of what we were doing.
Live Aid was the next step after the success of two hit charity singles that had been released in the past eight months.
Monday marks the 30th anniversary of Live Aid, a day-long global concert broadcast that raised money for humanitarian efforts in Africa. USA Today's Waldy Diez explains its impact on the world. For U2, Queen and three other acts, everything was different after they left the Live Aid stages 30 years ago.
The Associated Press Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof speaks at the start of the London concert on July 13, 1985. Thirty years ago Monday, the Philadelphia component of Live Aid opened at JFK Stadium at 8:51 . with a performance by an unknown performer named Bernard Watson. It finally ended more than 14 hours later, at 11:05 . with more than 100 musicians gathered onstage singing "We Are the World," which had been released as a single earlier that year by the supergroup USA for Africa. Over at Wembley, Geldof proclaimed: "I've just realized that today is the best day of my life. Now I'm going home to sleep. Contact Don Botch: 610-371-5055 or dbotchingeagle. PHILADELPHIA PERFORMERS AND SONGS Bernard Watson "All I Really Want To Do" "Interview".
the full lineup of the artists who played at Live Aid in 1985, the day-long global concert broadcast that raised money for humanitarian efforts in Africa. Billed as The Global Jukebox, and described as ‘The Day Rock and Roll Changed the World,’ Live Aid became the biggest live rock event ever. Staged in the UK and the US with contributions from countries including Japan, Australia, Holland, Yugoslavia, Russia, and Germany, the whole event featured 16 hours of live music and was watched by over . billion people worldwide. The final amount raised exceeded all hopes and totalled over £110m. What was disappointing was the lack of donations from big companies – banks, oil companies and other major players.
Live Aid. It was described as 'The Day Rock and Roll Changed the World' but how did that unforgettable day on 13 July 1985 come about It all started when Bob Geldof, who had seen Michael Buerk's news reports in 1984 about the appalling famine in Africa, felt he had to do something to stop the suffering. He and Midge Ure of Ultravox got together and wrote the song 'Do They Know It's Christmas' to raise money for the crisis
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