Music: Rocking the Global Village

The Live Aid concerts raise big bucks, tall hopes and a few hackles

The dreams all run together. Feed the world. Make a joyful noise, raise a ruckus and millions of dollars. Lift a voice. Lend a hand. Come to Wembley Stadium, in London. Go down to John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia. Turn on the television. Be a part of it all.

Ninety thousand came to JFK, 72,000 to Wembley. More than a billion people, including those in the Soviet Union, could have tuned in on live satellite broadcasts to watch over 60 of the world's most prominent rock acts. All together, this dream was called Live Aid. The breadth and heart of...

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