Thursday, December 16, 2010

THE TENTH TUNE OF CHRISTMAS


This Christmas song actually began as way to raise money and awareness to the famine in Ethiopia. Bob Geldof of the rock band, The Boomtown Rats wrote the song with Midge Ure of Ultravox and they assembled a group of British pop superstars to record this song.

The song was number one for five weeks and sold 3.5 million copies in the U.K. alone and is now a holiday classic.

"Do They Know It's Christmas?" - Band Aid (1984)



This is the music video of the making of the song. Let's see how many of these artists you recognize and know who they are. . .

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