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USA For Africa

Band, US
Electronic, Pop and Rock

Formed : January 10, 1985 // Hollywood, CA, United States USA means "United Support of Artists". All profits realized by CBS Records International from the sale of "We Are The World" were contributed to the non-profit corporation USA for Africa. They used the money to address immediate emergency needs in Africa, including food and medicine, and to help the African people become self-sufficient.

        
Members
PortraitJames Ingram
bvoc, voc *1962 US
PortraitMichael Jackson
voc, bvoc 1958-2009 US
PortraitJackie Jackson
bvoc, voc *1951 US
PortraitStevie Wonder
syn *1950 US
PortraitTina Turner
bvoc, voc *1939 US
PortraitCyndi Lauper
voc, bvoc *1953 US
PortraitRay Charles
voc, p 1930-2004 US
PortraitDiana Ross
voc *1944 US
PortraitBob Dylan
voc, g, h *1941 US
PortraitDaryl Hall
voc, key *1946 US
PortraitJohn Oates
voc, g *1949 US
PortraitBette Midler
voc *1945 US
PortraitAl Jarreau
voc, bvoc *1940 US
PortraitLionel Richie
voc, bvoc *1949 US
PortraitJeffrey Osborne
voc, bvoc *1948 US
PortraitSteve Perry
voc *1949 US
PortraitKenny Loggins
voc, g, h *1948 US
PortraitPaul Simon
g, voc *1941 US
PortraitKim Carnes
p, bvoc, voc *1945 US
PortraitDionne Warwick
bvoc, voc *1940 US
PortraitBilly Joel
voc, p *1949 US
PortraitBob Geldof
voc *1951 IE
PortraitLa Toya Jackson
voc, bvoc *1956 US
PortraitBruce Springsteen
voc *1949 US
PortraitKenny Rogers
voc *1938 US
PortraitRandy Jackson
cng
PortraitWillie Nelson
voc, g *1933 US
PortraitIssa Pointer
bvoc *1978 US
PortraitWaylon Jennings
voc, g, bvoc 1937-2002 US
PortraitLindsey Buckingham
voc, g *1949 US
PortraitAnita Pointer
voc, bvoc *1948 US
PortraitHarry Belafonte
voc *1927 US
PortraitHuey Lewis
voc, h *1950 US
PortraitMarlon Jackson
bvoc *1957 US
PortraitDan Aykroyd
voc *1952 CA
PortraitRuth Pointer
voc, bvoc *1946 US
PortraitSheila Escovedo
cng, voc
PortraitChris Hayes
voc, g *1957 US
PortraitSean Hopper
key, voc *1953 US
PortraitBill Gibson
dr, voc, perc *1951 US
PortraitMario Cipollina
b *1979 US
PortraitWilliam Robinson, Jr.
*1955
PortraitJohnny Colla
sax, voc, g *1952 US

Discography
Title Artist Year Type
We Are The World, The Story Behind The SongUSA For Africa1988Single
We Are The WorldUSA For Africa1985Album
We Are The World - The Video EventUSA For Africa1985Single
We Are The WorldUSA For Africa1985Single
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