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USA For Africa

We Are The World

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This article is about the original 1985 song. See We Are the World 25 for Haiti for the 2010 celebrity remake and We Are the World 25 for Haiti (YouTube Edition) for the 2010 YouTube collaboration. “We Are the World” is a song and charity single originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in 1985. It was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and co-produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Omartian for the album We Are the World. Following Band Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas?“ project in the UK, an idea for the creation of an American benefit single for African famine relief came from activist Harry Belafonte, who, along with fundraiser Ken Kragen, was instrumental in bringing the vision to reality. Several musicians were contacted by the pair, before Jackson... Read on...

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Vojin wrote on December, 9th 2014 at 2:30pm:
This song, specially Haiti version, should be claim as the best song ever. The best music, the best arrangement, the best idea, the best purpose.


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