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Live Aid, Freddie Mercury and Radio Ga Ga

I wrote yesterday about the Celtic rock band Runrig and how their rousing live performances induce mass participation, especially when at home in Scotland.

The performance that most people my age will remember as being one of the finest ever to take place however, was when… 1,003 more words

Pop Music

Day 55: 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' by Band Aid

I admit to tweaking the numbering slightly for this one. While it’s not an outstanding record, the importance of Band Aid simply cannot be underestimated. Bob Geldof and Midge Ure’s initial idea gathered momentum, resulting in this remarkable single. 112 more words

100 Songs In 100 Days

Merry Merry....

Ok, I know this song gets old after the 100th hearing but it’s still one of my favorites.  Merry Christmas everyone, peace and blessings to you all!

Do They Know It's Christmas?

There’s a world outside your window, and it’s a world of dread and fear
Where the only water flowing is the bitter sting of tears… 340 more words

Optimism

Top 3 Christmas Songs of all time

Ok the world is changing but hey its the Christmas Season and how can you enjoy the season without some great music. Christmas songs were never about gods or religion it was, particularly the older songs, about tradition, being together with friends and family,hope and great spirit and occasionally a certain Mr. 165 more words