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Band Aid

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Justine Baker

on 26 April 2014

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Transcript of Band Aid

Band Aid
One man ...
saw a story on famine in Ethiopia

decided to write a song to raise money

used his contacts to gather together 40 of Britain's leading musicians

recorded the song and a music video

raised over $10 million
inspired others ...
Canada, France, Spain, South Africa, Holland, Jamaica, Australia, Belgium all creating songs to raise funds

artists joined together in two massive concerts at Wembley Stadium and JFK Stadium in front of 164,000 fans

supporters donated over $70 million
to give ...
their time for free

their support

performances no longer than 17 minutes

performances with other musicians and bands

collaboration with former band members
Conclusion
One man took social activism to a new level of public awareness.
He inspired many others to work together to help those in need. He started a movement that continues to this day.

One man can make a difference.
1985
it all started with a song ...
References
Anderson, K., & Kaufman, G. (2013, July 13).
Looking back at live aid, 25 years later
. MTV News. Retrieved from http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1643506/looking-back-at-live-aid-25-years-later.jhtml.


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