326 - Live Aid (with Joel Zammit)

This week we look at Live Aid, the monumental 1985 music concert watched by just under 2 billion people across the planet. Queen, U2, Madonna, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Run DMC, Phil Collins, David Bowie, Tina Turner and many more came together to raise money to fight famine in Ethiopia. The intentions were good, but where did the money go?


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LIVE AID SET LIST:

http://liveaid.free.fr/pages/liveaidtimesdetaileduk.html

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2020/07/10/live-aid-history/

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2004/oct/17/popandrock5

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/oral-history-live-aid-ones-made-brighter-day-33-years-ago-174656465.html

https://dangerousminds.net/comments/meet_david_weinstein_the_18-year-old_kid_who_opened_live_aid


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