The day of the Live Aid concert – level 1


It is 1984. Bob Geldof is a singer from Ireland. He watches the news on TV. He sees people in Ethiopia. The people are very hungry.

Geldof wants to help the people in Ethiopia. He records a famous song. The song makes £8 million for Ethiopia.

Geldof wants to help more. He prepares a mega concert. He invites very famous singers. The concert starts on July 13, 1985.

Phil Collins, Paul McCartney, Madonna, Tina Turner, and Queen play at the concert. 160,000 people visit the concert. Many people watch the concert on TV.

The concert makes £50 million for people in Ethiopia.

Difficult words: record (to store a new song), mega (very big), invite (to ask to come).

What other ways has Bob Geldof used to help people in Ethiopia since 1985?


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