Thirty-two years ago today, on Sept. 22, 1985, the very first #farmaid was held in #champaign, #illinois, organized by #willienelson, #johnmellencamp and #neilyoung. Farm Aid was created after #bobdylan said during #liveaid, which raised money for Ethiopian farmers during the famine, "Wouldn’t it be great if we did something for our own farmers right here in America?" The inaugural event was held at the #universityofillinois' #memorialstadium, with Dylan, #bbking, #royorbison, #lorettalynn, #billyjoel and #tompetty among the list of performers; more than 80,000 people attended, kicking off an annual event that has, as of 2015, raised over $48 million. #countrymusicmemories
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Después de 4 años, por fin en mis manos ❤❤❤❤ #LiveEight Y ya casi llega el #LiveAid
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It's time for a very long-awaited #RockOfSages, so, today, we're giving you a #ROS Triple Play! Today, we hear from Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, better known as #Sting. Legend has it Sumner got his famous moniker because he frequently wore a yellow and black sweater which, according to colleagues, made him look like a giant bumblebee. Sting hails form Northumberland, #England, and was raised in a Catholic and Anglican household. Like many British rock artists, Sting's music champions the working man. Both of his parents worked to support their four children, and Sting grew up near a shipyard. As a young man, he worked various jobs, but, ultimately, went back to school to become a teacher. Sting taught for a few years, performing in various Jazz clubs by night. In 1977, Sting relocated from Newcastle to London, where he became the bass player for The Police, a band that went on to have great commercial success. In 1985, Sting launched his solo career with the release of his album, The Dream of the Blue Turtles. The Police reunited briefly from 2007 - 2008, and Sting has done numerous projects with other artists, as well. As a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor, Sting has been nominated for 111 awards, and has won 16 Grammy Awards, both on his own and as a member of The Police. Sting is well known for his social activism dating back to his days with The Police. He was a member of #BandAid and performed at #LiveAid. He has been an advocate for human rights, bees, and the environment, even marching in the People's Climate March in New York City. He has worked for causes involving AIDS and poverty. He, also, performed at a concert benefiting the victims of #SuperstormSandy. However, Sting did draw some criticism when he performed at a concert in Uzbekistan for £1 million - £2 million. The concert was part of an arts festival, and he performed at the invitation of Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of Uzbekistan's former dictator who had a reputation of boiling people alive. To avoid a similar controversy, Sting canceled his appearance at the Astana Day Festival in Astana, Kazakhstan, (Part 1)
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Still can't get over the accuracy between the real Live Aid and the rehearsals from 'Bohemian Rhapsody' - @joe_mazzello had those bows and leg movements whilst playing guitar just like John Deacon, and @ramimalek had those confident, sassy Freddie movements down to a tee! But all 4 of the guys did great 😍 According to Brian May, these are just practice runs so the official scenes are sure to be even greater! 😁 #boh#bohemianrhapsodyovie #bohemianrhapsody #ramimalek #joemazzello #gwilymlee #benhardy #bryansinger #biopic #music #rehearsal #liveaid #queen #queenband #freddiemercury #brianmay #rogertaylor #johndeacon
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#tbt#liveaid#1985#london#philadelphia#feedtheworld 👏👏👏❤❤❤
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@sm_babygirl_ #shawnmendes is good but he still is too young.... But you jst cant ignore freddie mercury #freddiemercury #queen #brianmay #rogertaylor #legend #science #liveaid #concert #singer #best #world
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残念ながらデュランデュランの来日公演に行けなかったので 今夜は色々引っ張り出して 独りでデュラン祭り開催🍺 普段が出不精で ライブ情報とか疎いから 気がついたら好きなアーティストが来ててガッカリなパターンだわ 小学生ん時にデュランデュランに出会わなかったら きっと音楽自体に興味を持たなかったんだよなぁ 伝説のライヴエイドもデュランの出番まで徹夜して頑張って観てたよなあ #duranduran #ガキの頃一番観たビデオ #singbluesilver #liveaid #サイモンの声がひっくり返り幻の映像になった #aviewtoakill
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Heeey! I want to break free babe oooooooh yes 🎒💭❤️👀🐔⛑🕊👠🐁❤️🐔🎒 . #freddiemercury #freddymercury #mercury #roc#rockband #queen #brianmay #rogertaylor #johndeacon #queenband #liveaid #elvispresley #FarrokhBulsara #rock #rockstar #legend #icon #RockGod #beautiful #epic #rocknroll #power #showman #greatest #badass #charisma #rockmusic #sin#singer #musician #singer #rare
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