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July 13, 1985 – the day the music changed the world.

It was a scorching hot day, and the eyes and ears of the entire rock world were looking at Philly’s J.F.K. Stadium, for the U.S. half of Live Aid.

Tune in for our 35th Anniversary Special, hosted by Pierre on Monday, July 13, 2020 beginning at 12noon.


Flashbacks of Pierre’s coverage from backstage at Live Aid HERE, with stories from our own Kevin Gunn.

U.S. / J.F.K. Band Line-up:

Bernard Watson, Joan Baez, The Hooters, Four Tops, Billy Ocean, Black Sabbath, Run DMC, Rick Springfield, REO Speedwagon, Crosby Stills and Nash, Judas Priest, Bryan Adams, The Beach Boys, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Simple Minds, Pretenders, Santana, Ashford & Simpson, Madonna, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kenny Loggins, The Cars, Neil Young, The Power Station, Thompson Twins, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Led Zeppelin, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Duran Duran, Patti LaBelle, Hall & Oats, Mick Jagger with Tina Turner, Bob Dylan Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood, USA for Africa.

READ

“Live Aid in Philly: An Oral History” with contributions from Tina Turner, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and locals like Patti LaBelle & Pierre Robert – PhillyMag.com

WATCH

Live Aid TV Commercials starring John DeBella.

10 Must Watch Performances.