Remember this one from holiday time 1984? Band Aid - 'Do They Know It's Christmas' - before the US group recording of 'We Are The World,' British rock stars got together under organizational efforts of Bob Geldorf and recorded what would become the 2nd best selling record of all time in the UK...it was only surpassed by Elton John in 1997 with his '97 version of 'Candle In The Wind.'
“Do They Know It's Christmas?” Band Aid 30 (2014 version of original 1984 song) benefit for Ebola relief, conceived and written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure; performed by a vast array of famous artists; re-recorded with different lineups in 1989, 2004 and 2014 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Do_They_Know_It%27s_Christmas
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