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The 20th Anniversary Of Band Aid
Bob Geldof & Midge Ure
This show was available to hear again for 7 days after transmission via
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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Band Aidís Do They Know Itís Christmas - the song that rocked the world twice over, Radio 2 marked the event with a special programme.
Feed the World with Band Aid - see the full gallery GALLERY
A collection of classic images of the famous Band Aid artists - see them here.
Feed the World with Band Aid - where were you? WHERE WERE YOU?
Tell us what you were doing when Band Aid helped feed the world. Send us your comments now.
Midge Ure takes us back to that extraordinary day on 25 November 1984 when thirty six musicians gathered together at the Sarm Studios in London's Notting Hill to help create history. He talks to the original stars in the line-up including Bono, Sting, Boy George, Phil Collins, Simon Le Bon, Tony Hadley and Paul Young about turning the vision of Band Aid into a reality. Midge also chats to Bob Geldof about how they composed the song together.

The programme includes behind the scenes archive material from the day of the recording, and features the masters and original demo of Do They Know Itís Christmas recorded with Sting in Midge's studio. This is an emotional journey back to that great day in 1984, and a unique insight into how the world was rocked by a song.
Repeated on Christmas Day: 1830 - 1930.
LINKS

Sir Bob Geldolf's Official website
Lots of information, links and Live Aid updates.

Do They Know It's Christmas?
Sold On Song takes a closer look at the chartbusting Band Aid 20 and their version of this classic life saving song.


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