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Transcript of BAND AID
The success influenced 2 organisations of live Benefit Concerts. the concerts were USA for Africa and Live Aid and were broadcast in over 165 countries across the globe.
Band Aid and Live Aid combined raised about USD150m for the famine relief in Ethiopia.
Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure formed BandAid in 1984 to raise money for anti-poverty efforts in Ethiopia.
40 artists came together to raise awareness and funds for the Ethiopian famine in 1983-1985.
The record was released on November 29 1984 and went straight to number 1 in the UK singles chart.
The 40 artists who took part include U2, Sting, Bob Geldof, George Michael and Phil Collins, amongst others.
Band Aid artists and singers [Image]. Retrieved from http://www.georgesjournal.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/band_aid_1984.jpg
Bob Geldof and Midge Ure [Image]. Retrieved from http://www.georgesjournal.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/band_aid_1984.jpg
Ethiopian mother and child [Image]. Retrieved from http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/images/0721-03.jpg
Feed the World [Image]. retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Feed_The_World_Logo.GIF
PhoneixRising100.(2011, December 11). Do they know it's Christmas [Video file]. Retrieved from
Band Aid. (1984). Do they know it's Christmas [Recorded by Band Aid,mp3 file]. Do they know it's Christmas. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.com