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15/12/1984 Band Aid enter the UK singles chart at #1


Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas 1984 HD


Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas 1984 (extended version)

"Do They Know It's Christmas" was written as a reaction to reports of the famine in Ethiopia. It was recorded by a group of biggest British and Irish stars at the time. The song entered the UK Singles Chart at No. 1 and held its position there for five consecutive weeks. It also became the fastest selling single in UK chart history.
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