Elton John and Bob Geldof, Live Aid press conference, Wembley, June 1985.
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Elton joins Bob Geldof to publicise the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium. Irish singer Bob Geldof (b 1954), moved by the appalling famine in Africa, organised the music event which raised over £110 million to help the starving. Singer, composer, and pianist Elton John (born 1947) played at the event.