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Do they know it's Christmas?

In 1984 the song Do they know it’s Christmas was released to raise money for relief of the 1983–85 famine in Ethiopia. There are many famous British singers in this video. 32 more words

Africa Stop Ebola

A bunch of African musicians released Africa Stop Ebola before Bob Geldof and the Band Aid circus gathered together a bunch of tax-dodgers.

Do they know it’s Christmas? 539 more words

The Week In Music – Damon Albarn, Noel Gallagher, Dizzee Rascal, Band Aid, Ride... Listen Now

The grandest story to have emerged from the world of music across the past seven days, undoubtedly, concerns the brand new Band Aid 30 single. Meanwhile, in other news – Damon Albarn played two career spanning shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall at the weekend, featuring a Blur reunion of sorts, as Graham Coxon joined the frontman for an encore, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds revealed the B-side to new single In The Heat Of Moment, as well as returning Grime pioneer Dizzee Rascal unveiling the video for new single Pagans. 654 more words

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Bigger Problems

Bob Geldof asks of us:
“Do they know it’s Christmas time?”
I ask “do they care?”

Haiku

#24 Friday Music

It is time to change my morning wake-up radio station to Christmas tunes and the next Fridays you will get some of my favorite Holiday tunes. 24 more words

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Band Aid, cooperation, Orientalism etc.

A couple of days ago, someone I know (who studied at SOAS, like me) wrote a post on Bob Geldof’s initiative against Ebola: Band Aid, take 3. 804 more words

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