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28/01/1985 "We Are the World" is recorded

Song and charity single written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie for the album We Are the World. It was written and recorded in order to raise money for feeding the starving people in Africa. More than 20 million copies of the album were sold. After Haiti earthquake 2010 a remake was made.


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  • Song facts 

  • Background and writing 

  • Recording sessions 

  • Music and vocal arrangements 

  • Release 

  • Reception 

  • Marketing and promotion 

  • Humanitarian aid 

  • Notable live performances 

  • 25 for Haiti 

  • Legacy