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Band Aid Musicians

Do They Know It’s Christmas?

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Bob Geldof, 1951 musician, singer, songwriter, actor. Lead singer of The Boomtown Rats... he co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas"... and in 1984 he and Midge Ure founded the charity supergroup Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. They went on to organise the charity super-concert Live Aid the following year and the Live 8 concerts in 2005. Geldof currently serves as an adviser to the ONE Campaign, founded by fellow Irish humanitarian Bono. More

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First Aid Kit Folk Illustration Band Poster A3

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BAND AID / DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS (1984) -- Check out the "I ♥♥♥ the 80s!!" YouTube Playlist --> http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBADA73C441065BD6 #1980s #80s

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Bob Geldof's inspired a group of top musicians Band Aid recording 'Do They Know It's Christmas' on 25th November 1984 in aid of children suffering in famine struck Ethiopia

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#81 - KISS - I Was Made For Loving You - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diKz9udywg4

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Band Aid: 'All These Bands Had Been Slagging Each Other Off'

Mark Ellen Remembers The Tension At Original Band Aid Recording In 1984, And Who Finally Broke The Ice