“We Are the World”

Perhaps you recently watched the Netflix documentary The Greatest Night in Pop, about “We Are the World,” and it only whetted your appetite for information about the U.S.A. for Africa recording session in 1985, or it left you with unanswered questions, like how did Dan Aykroyd get there anyway? You are in luck, because back in 2015, I wrote an exhaustive moment-by-moment analysis of the video which you can read here. (All the quotes from Lionel Richie in Billboard were actually from an interview I did, but it seemed ostentatious to write “As Lionel Richie told me in his living room…”) We are the ones who make a brighter day, so start reading.

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