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Old 11-19-2004, 05:32 AM   #1
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Everything you need to know about Live Aid DVD

Don't forget the Live Aid DVD is available now. Here is a list of what is on it:

BBC Television

News Report

Do They Know It's Christmas?
Band Aid

We Are the World
USA for Africa

Royal Salute
Coldstream Guards

Rockin' All Over the World/Caroline
Status Quo

Internationalists/Walls Come Tumbling Down
Style Council

I Don't Like Mondays/'Drag Me Down
Boomtown Rats

Vive le Rock
Adam Ant

Dancing With Tears in My Eyes/Vienna

Only When You Leave/True
Spandau Ballet

All You Need Is Love
Elvis Costello

Wouldn't It Be Good
Nik Kershaw

Your Love Is King


Against All Odds
Phil Collins

Every Breath You Take
Sting, Phil Collins

Hide and Seek
Howard Jones

Slave to Love/Jealous Guy
Bryan Ferry

Do They Know It's Christmas?/Come Back and Stay/Every Time You Go Away
Paul Young

That's the Way Love Is
Paul Young, Alison Moyet

Kids Wanna Rock/Summer of '69'
Bryan Adams

Sunday Bloody Sunday/Bad

Wouldn't It Be Nice/Good Vibrations/Surfin' USA
Beach Boys

Money for Nothing
Dire Straits, Sting

Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits

Madison Blues
George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Bohemian Rhapsody/Radio Gaga/Hammer to Fall/Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Ghost Dancing/(Don't You) Forget About Me
Simple Minds

TVC15/Rebel Rebel/Modern Love/Heroes
David Bowie

CBC Ethiopian Famine Film

Amazing Grace
Joan Baez

Stop Your Sobbing/Chain Gang/Middle of the Road

Love Reign O'Er Me/Won't Get Fooled Again

Kenny Loggins

Bennie and the Jets/Rocket Man
Elton John

Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Elton John, Kiki Dee

Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
Elton John, George Michael

Holiday/Get into the Groove

Is This the World We Created?
Freddie Mercury, Brian May

Let It Be
Paul McCartney

Do They Know It's Christmas?
Band Aid

American Girl/Refugee
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Black Sabbath

Can't Fight This Feeling/Roll With the Changes
Reo Speedwagon

Teach Your Children
Crosby Stills & Nash

Living After Midnight/Green Manalishi
Judas Priest

Just What I Needed/Heartbreak City

The Needle and the Damage Done/Nothing Is Perfect (In God's Perfect Plan)
Neil Young

Thompson Twins ...

White Room/She's Waiting/Layla
Eric Clapton

In the Air Tonight
Phil Collins

Union of the Snake/Save a Prayer/The Reflex
Duran Duran

Imagine/Forever Young
Patti LaBelle

Hall & Oates

Get Ready (Cos Here I Come)
Hall & Oates ...

Ain't Too Proud to Beg', 'My Girl
Hall & Oates ...

Just Another Night/Miss You
Mick Jagger

State of Shock'/It's Only Rock 'N' Roll
Mick Jagger, Tina Turner

Blowing in the Wind
Bob Dylan, Keith Richards ...

We Are the World
USA for Africa

What You Need/Don't Change

Why I Sing the Blues/Don't Answer the Door/Rock Me Baby
B.B. King

Reach Out and Touch
Ashford & Simpson ...

King of Rock

A World of Difference
Cliff Richard

Dancing in the Streets
David Bowie, Mick Jagger

Documentary: Food and Trucks and Rock 'N' Roll

Here is a list of what is NOT on it (Outside of U2, I almost like this list better):

01 STATUS QUO- Don't Waste My Time [04:34]
02 STYLE COUNCIL- You're the Best Thing [05:00]
03 STYLE COUNCIL- Big Boss Groove [03:55]
04 BOOMTOWN RATS- Rat Trap [05:37]
05 ULTRAVOX- Reap The Wild Wind [02:58]
06 ULTRAVOX- One Small Day [03:49]
07 SPANDAU BALLET- Virgin [04:40]
08 NIK KERSHAW- Wide Boy [03:25]
09 NIK KERSHAW- Don Quixote [04:48]
10 NIK KERSHAW- The Riddle [04:13]
11 SADE- Why Can't We Live Together [05:35]
12 SADE- Is It a Crime [06:10]
13 STING- Driven To Tears [03:17]
14 STING- Message In A Bottle [04:32]
15 PHIL COLLINS- In The Air Tonight [04:45]
16 STING + PHIL COLLINS- Long Long Way To Go [03:30]
17 BRYAN FERRY- Sensation [04:31]
18 BRYAN FERRY- Boys And Girls [04:31]
19 BRYAN ADAMS- [04:12] Tears Are Not Enough
20 BRYAN ADAMS- [05:34] Cuts Like A Knife
21 THE BEACH BOYS- [02:31] California Girls
22 THE BEACH BOYS- [03:07] Help Me, Rhonda
25 SIMPLE MINDS- [03:00] Promised You a Miracle (The feed was lost during the song. The broadcast time is only 02:09)
26 BERNARD WATSON- All I Really Want To Do (Bob Dylan Cover)
27 BERNARD WATSON- Interview (Original B. Watson song)
28 JOAN BAEZ- [02:34] We Are The World
29 THE PRETENDERS- [03:35] Time The Avenger
30 THE PRETENDERS- [03:15] Message of Love
31 THE WHO- My Generation [01:40] The BBC blew a fuze during the two first numbers by The Who.
32 THE WHO- Pinball Wizard [03:02] The band didn't stop playing but the broadcast was interrupted.
33 ELTON JOHN- I'm Still Standing [03:20]
34 ELTON JOHN- Can I Get a Witness [03:42]
35 ASHFORD & SIMPSON- [04:56] Solid
36 KOOL & THE GANG (pre-recorded live video)- [02:01] Stand up and Sing
37 KOOL & THE GANG (pre-recorded live video)- [03:11] Cherish
38 MADONNA- [05:17] Love Makes The World Go Round
39 TOM PETTY & The HEARTBREAKERS- [04:46] The Waiting
40 TOM PETTY & The HEARTBREAKERS- [05:42] Rebels
41 THE HOOTERS- [04:37] And We Danced
42 THE HOOTERS- [05:44] All You Zombies
43 THE FOUR TOPS- [02:42] Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)
44 THE FOUR TOPS- [01:43] Bernadette
45 THE FOUR TOPS- [01:20] It's The Same Old Song Motown Medley
46 THE FOUR TOPS- [01:36] Reach Out I'll Be There Motown Medley
47 THE FOUR TOPS- [02:28] I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) Motown Medley
48 BILLY OCEAN- [04:08] Caribbean Queen
49 BILLY OCEAN- [03:38] Loverboy
50 BLACK SABBATH- [04:18] Children Of The Grave
51 BLACK SABBATH- [07:44] Iron Man
52 RICK SPRINGFIELD- [03:37] Love Somebody
53 RICK SPRINGFIELD- [04:04] State Of The Heart
54 RICK SPRINGFIELD- [02:32] Human Touch
55 CROSBY, STILLS & NASH- [04:57] Southern Cross
56 CROSBY, STILLS & NASH- [08:05] Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
57 JUDAS PRIEST- [07:16] You've Got Another Thing Comin'
58 SANTANA- [03:22] Brotherhood
59 SANTANA- [02:11] Primera Invasion
60 SANTANA- [05:14] Open Invitation
61 SANTANA + PAT METHENY- [07:32] By The Pool/Right Now
62 THE CARS- [03:02] You Might Think
63 THE CARS- [04:04] Drive
64 NEIL YOUNG- [04:45] Sugar Mountain
65 NEIL YOUNG- [04:22] Helpless
66 NEIL YOUNG- [04:49] Powderfinger
67 POWER STATION- [04:20] Murderess
68 POWER STATION- [06:00] Get It On
69 THOMPSON TWINS- [07:59] Hold Me Now
70 PHIL COLLINS- [03:45] Against All Odds
71 LED ZEPPELIN- [04:43] Rock & Roll
72 LED ZEPPELIN- [05:20] Whole Lotta Love
73 LED ZEPPELIN- [09:19] Stairway To Heaven
74 CROSBY - STILLS - NASH (& YOUNG)- [03:33] Only Love Can Break your Heart
75 CROSBY - STILLS - NASH (& YOUNG)- [03:09] Daylight Again
76 DURAN DURAN- [04:07] A view to a Kill
77 PATTI LABELLE- [02:51] New Attitude
78 PATTI LABELLE- [02:20] Stir It Up
79 PATTI LABELLE- [02:43] Over The Rainbow
80 PATTI LABELLE- [02:44] Why Can't I Get It Over
81 HALL & OATES- [04:27] Out Of Touch
82 HALL & OATES w/EDDIE KENDRICKS & DAVID RUFFIN- [02:41] The Way You Do The Things You Do (voc : E. KENDRICKS)
83 MICK JAGGER- [03:25] Lonely At The Top
84 BOB DYLAN + RON WOOD + KEITH RICHARDS- [04:34] Ballad Of Hollis Brown
85 BOB DYLAN + RON WOOD + KEITH RICHARDS- [03:36] When The Ship Comes In

Total: 6 hours missing

And *sigh* No Led Zepplin. Here is the reason why (found on Plants web site):

A published report in the U.K. claims that the upcoming Live Aid DVD package won't include any footage of Led Zeppelin. The Times Of London says that Zeppelin won't let their performance be included, with the likely reason that they're dissatisfied with how they played at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia on July 13th, 1985. Live Aid and Band Aid organizer Bob Geldof said, "It is difficult...But Jimmy Page and Robert Plant have done marvelous things for Band Aid, both on the day of the concert and since."

The paper quoted Jill Sinclair, who edited all the footage from London and Philadelphia down into one 10-hour package, as saying, "Led Zeppelin have done the decent thing, because their performance on the day was not great."

Further speculation is that drummer Phil Collins, who backed Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones, might have adversely affected the music, since he was tired and jet-lagged after playing the London portion of the show at Wembley Stadium that day before flying to the U.S. on the Concorde. A Live Aid DVD "insider" added, "It is a political thing. They don't want the legend of Led Zeppelin to be diminished by one below-par performance. Collins was jet-lagged."

The four-disc Live Aid DVD package will be released on November 1st in Europe and November 10th here in North America.

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If you were gonna frame the Live Aid benefit concert as an epic battle of the bands between the U.S. and the U.K., the only logical conclusion would be...we got our American asses kicked. While the folks at Wembley Stadium were treated to blistering sets by David Bowie, a reunited Who, and Queen (who, in a sign of dominance, transformed the hokey ''Radio Ga Ga'' into a rousing anthem), JFK Stadium was left with REO Speedwagon, Kenny Loggins, and a famously out-of-tune Bob Dylan. Even England's finale (''Do They Know It's Christmas?'') was more inspiring than the limp—and grammatically incorrect (''you and me''?) — ''We Are the World.''

Of course, it wasn't about competition but collaboration to fight famine in Africa, so we can forgive the weaker moments...yes, even the Thompson Twins' spectacularly bad collaboration with Madonna on ''Revolution.'' This four-disc set cleans up some of the mess, exorcising a good deal of the concert, some artists completely (so long, Rick Springfield, Power Station, and the Hooters!). Then there's the reunited Led Zeppelin, who refused to be included due to their ''substandard'' performance.

Still, there are plenty of moments both scintillating (U2's ferocious version of ''Sunday Bloody Sunday'' made them international superstars) and sexy (wardrobe malfunction alert: Mick Jagger rips off Tina Turner's skirt!) sure to stir one's nostalgic soul. And a satisfying hour-long doc shows the global influence of the event, prompting smaller charity concerts around the world. ''I just realized today is the best day of my life,'' organizer Bob Geldof says on stage. Almost 20 years later, it still holds up for us, too.


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not to mention the fact that duran duran's avtak isn't included...because simon had a very obvious voice crack. i've got the mp3 and mpeg...very obvious you know i had to mention something about duran duran didn't you?

i really need to buy this, seeing as i've never seen it. (well, i've got mpegs of duran duran's and U2's performances, but that doesn't give it justice as the quality sucks.)
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queen is uncut , U2 - uncut
, and you get to see david Gilmour
dance, dance , dance =

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Who'd Gilmour play with?
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Dave played guitar for bryan ferry of Roxy Music , and he was the only Floyd there ,
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sensation/boys and girls / slave to love / jealous guy .
gilmour also was in the grand finale " feed the world "
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I remember watching this, but since that day I haven't seen it (except bits and pieces) since.
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I bought the DVD to see U2, Queen, and INXS. I figured for 25 bucks, it was worth it for just those three. There's plenty more on there for me to peruse through, though. One of these days, I'll get around to it. It's almost too much to watch, even with the missing 6 hours or so...
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I'm watching it right now

I'm so happy they finally put this out on DVD

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