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Life After Live Aid? Keeping Pop's Conscience In Focus

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 20 July 1985

Can Live Aid really be more than a cosmetic exercise, a massive sop to the conscience of the West, or at best a temporary solution to Third World poverty? GAVIN MARTIN gets to grips with the issues behind the biggest music event ever.

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