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I mean the re-recorded version of 1989 performed by musicians from Deep Purple, Queen, Pink Floyd, Rush, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Yes, and more.
Kerrang called it "the greatest array of hard rock talent ever assembled".
The video to this version is a must see for rock/metal fans.
These musicians re-recorded the legendary rock song to raise funds for people affected by the Armenian earthquake (the charity initiative was called Rock Aid Armenia).
Guitars - Ritchie Blackmore, Tony Iommi, David Gilmour, Brian May, Alex Lifeson, Chris Squire
Vox - Ian Gillan, Bruce Dickinson, Paul Rogers, Bryan Adams
Keyboards - Keith Emerson, Geoff Downes
Drums - Roger Taylor (of Queen) - Metal_Treasure
That was so awesome what happened in 2015. This 1993 classic German anti-neonazism song was bought again by many thousands of people in the European migrant crisis to protest against racism and managed to top the charts 22 years after its initial release. This was not planned as some sort of charity project and the band was not involved in this, it just happened. But nevertheless they voluntarily donated all the money they made from the song in 2015 to Pro Asyl. - Martin_Canine
With "The Concert for Bangladesh", George Harrison invented the charity rock concert. This duet with Leon Russell was the highlight.
WhoCares is a supergroup formed to help for the a - SoldierOfFortune
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2. Let It Be - The Beatles
3. These are the Days of Our Lives - Queen
2. Stand in the Storm - Meat Loaf
3. The Promise - Chris Cornell