Live Aid – The Global Jukebox Plugs In & Lineup Times | This Day In Music

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13 July 1985, At 12.01 Status Quo started the Live Aid extravaganza, held between Wembley Stadium, London and The JFK Stadium, Philadelphia. The cream of the world's biggest rock stars took part in the worldwide event, raising over £40million. TV pictures beamed to over 1.5bn people in 160 countries made it the biggest live broadcast ever known. Artists who appeared included Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, The Who, U2, David Bowie and Mick Jagger, Queen, Tina Turner, The Cars, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Bryan Adams, Hall and Oates, Lionel Richie and Led Zeppelin. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/live-aid-lineup/

Live Aid – The Global Jukebox Plugs In & Lineup Times | This Day In Music

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


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