Music: Strike Up the Bandwagon

and the Roof

Cynics should run for cover. Anyone for whom the USA for Africa project has assumed a nearly impenetrable smog of sanctimony will be hard pressed to clear the air. All right, everyone got sore at Prince for not jumping in. And yes, Waylon Jennings walked out of the session, but he was bushed and besides joked later about his best friend: "That recording studio wasn't big enough for me and Willie Nelson."

Slim pickings indeed. On every other front, the success of the project continues to be phenomenal. We Are the World, currently No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart,...

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