Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas
This classic’s lyrics were written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure and the song was released in 1984, in order to aid Â the 1983â€“85 famine in Ethiopia. The song featured mainly British and Irish musical acts and this supergroup was named Band Aid. The song was recorded in one day.
It was a chart topped on UK Singles Chart and was on the top for 5 weeks. The song was a #1 hit in 13 other countries. The song was re-recordedÂ in 1989, 2004, and all three recordings were for charity.
Band Aid performing ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ in 1984.