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08/27/2004 Entry: "Live Aid DVD is far from complete!"

XFM has details on the Live Aid DVD that we've all been waiting for. Unfortunately it is not complete. I can't list all of the omissions, but obviously the Live Aid set is missing. There are other notable omissions like half of The Who's set and A View To A Kill by Duran Duran which was the #1 Single in the US at the time. Details below:


1. BBC News report including Michael Buerk’s report from Ethiopia
2. Band Aid ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ (video)
3. USA for Africa ‘We Are The World’ (video)
4. Status Quo ‘Rockin’ All Over the World’, ‘Caroline’
5. Style Council ‘Internationalists’, ‘Walls Come Tumbling Down’
6. Boomtown Rats ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’, ‘Drag Me Down’
7. Adam Ant ‘Vive Le Rock’
8. Ultravox ‘Dancing With Tears In My Eyes’, ‘Vienna’
9. Spandau Ballet ‘Only When you Leave’, ‘True’
10. Elvis Costello ‘All You Need Is Love’
11. Nik Kershaw ‘Wouldn’t It Be Good’
12. Sade ‘Your Love Is King’
13. Sting ‘Roxanne’
14. Phil Collins ‘Against All Odds’
15. Sting & Phil Collins ‘Every Breath You Take’
16. Howard Jones ‘Hide and Seek’
17. Bryan Ferry ‘Slave to Love’, ‘Jealous Guy’
18. Paul Young ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ (acappella version), ‘Come Back and Stay’
19. Paul Young & Alison Moyet ‘That’s the Way Love Is’
20. Paul Young ‘Every Time You Go Away’
21. Bryan Adams ‘Kids Wanna Rock’, ‘Summer of 69’
22. U2 ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’, ‘Bad’


1. Beach Boys ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’, ‘Good Vibrations’, ‘Surfin’ USA’
2. Dire Straits & Sting ‘Money For Nothing’
3. Dire Straits ‘Sultans of Swing’
4. George Thorogood & The Destroyers ‘Madison Blues’
5. Queen ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Radio Gaga’, ‘Hammer To Fall’, ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’, ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘We Are The Champions’
6. Simple Minds ‘Ghost Dancing’, ‘Don’t You Forget About Me’
7. David Bowie ‘TVC15’, ‘Rebel Rebel’, ‘Modern Love’, ‘Heroes’
8. CBC Footage (video) ‘Drive’ by the Cars
9. Joan Baez ‘Amazing Grace’
10. Pretenders ‘Stop Your Sobbing’, ‘Chain Gang’, ‘Middle Of The Road’
11. The Who ‘Love Reign O’er Me’, ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’
12. Kenny Loggins ‘Footloose’
13. Elton John ‘Bennie & The Jets’, ‘Rocket Man’
14. Elton John & Kiki Dee ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’
15. Elton John & George Michael ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’


1. Madonna ‘Holiday’, ‘Get Into The Groove’
2. Freddie Mercury & Brian May ‘Is This The World We Created?’
3. Paul McCartney ‘Let It Be’
4. Band Aid UK Finale ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’
5. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ‘American Girl’, ‘Refugee’
6. Black Sabbath feat. Ozzy Osbourne ‘Paranoid’
7. REO Speedwagon ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’, ‘Roll With The Changes’
8. Crosby Stills and Nash ‘Teach Your Children’,
9. Judas Priest ‘Living After Midnight’, ‘Green Manalishi’
10. The Cars ‘Just What I Needed’, ‘Heartbreak City’
11. Neil Young ‘The Needle &The Damage Done’, ‘Nothing is Perfect (in God’s Perfect Plan)’
12. Thompson Twins, Steve Stevens, Nile Rodgers and Madonna ‘Revolution’
13. Eric Clapton ‘White Room’, ‘She’s Waiting’, ‘Layla’
14. Phil Collins (in Philadelphia) ‘In The Air Tonight’
15. Duran Duran ‘Union Of The Snake’, ‘Save A Prayer’, ‘The Reflex’
16. Patti Labelle ‘Imagine’, ‘Forever Young’


1. Hall &Oates ‘Maneater’
2. Hall &Oates with Eddie Kendricks ‘Get Ready (Cos Here I Come)’
3. Hall &Oates with Eddie Kendricks & David Ruffin ‘Ain’t Too Proud To Beg’, ‘My Girl’
4. Mick Jagger ‘Just Another Night’, ‘Miss You’
5. Mick Jagger and Tina Turner ‘State Of Shock’, ‘It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll’
6. Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Ron Wood ‘Blowin’ In The Wind’
7. USA For Africa Finale ‘We Are The World’


1. INXS – from Australia ‘What You Need’, ‘Don’t Change’
2. B.B. King from North Sea Jazz Festival ‘Why I Sing The Blues’, ‘Don’t Answer The Door’, ‘Rock Me Baby’
3. Ashford & Simpson with Teddy Pendergrass ‘Reach Out And Touch’
4. Cliff Richard from London ‘A World Of Difference’
5. Bowie & Jagger ‘Dancing In The Street’ (video)
6. Documentary: ‘Food and Trucks and Rock ‘n’ Roll’

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