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Live Aid Quotes


Harvey Goldsmith (Promoter) – If I had stopped to think, I certainly would have said No.

Bob Geldof – If there`s a problem , you have to go out and solve it

Phil Collins – Why am I playing at both Wembly and Philadelphia? Because I`m mad that`s why

Gary Kemp – Usually, when we come off stage, there are people waiting with towels, drinks.Here I fell over and no one gave a toss

Adam Ant – There are many of my heroes here – people I`ve worshiped from afar

Midge Ure – If 2 tossers from Ireland and Scotland can get off their butts and do something , maybe other tossers will do the same

Ozzy Osbourne – I came here to play music, and I didn`t really realize the full extent and magnitude of what it is all about.Now I`m here, it`s the greatest event ever

Tina Turner – It was the most Electrifying felling being there – no other reason than the cause. I wish I could do even more

Mike Jagger – I came to play in Philadelphia because of the cause, because of Live Aid, of course. But I also came to have myself a good time. And I`ve sure as hell done That

Dionne Warwick – They say the entertainment industry can never get together. Fooled them again didn`t we?

The Pretenders – e Wanted people to stop, to look, to listen and most importantly to help

Sting – This is what rock and roll is all about. Its an event as much as its music

Bryan Adams  – I`m just proud to be here. I`m a Canadian and tears are not enough. Let`s all do what we can for Live Aid

Judas Priest – The energy is there simply because the event creates such a unique feeling

Pete Townsend – We always said we`d never play together again. We always meant it. But it would have been kind of difficult not to get together again for this day

Bob Geldof – I`ve just realized that today is the best day of my life. Now I`m going home to sleep

Tom Petty – Two minutes before we came on stage, we decided to play `American Girl`, since this is, after all, JFK stadium]

Tony Thomson – I wanted to be part of the cause. When I take the stage, my chance will finally be here

Eric Clapton – I chose my songs for the show very carefully. I wanted music that would trace my development; I wanted to show my past and then my future, and also what I`m famous for

Phil Collins – I was in England this afternoon.. funny old world innit

Jimmy Page – All these bands going on and no one`s overrunning.That`s a statement in itself

Daryl Hall – What impresses me about today is that people who have a certain amount of sensitivity and artistic tendencies can be heard, and their music can make a difference

Patti Labelle – I have been blessed in my life and I don`t take my good fortune for granted. That`s what Live Aid is all about]

Mother Theresa – I can`t do what you can do and you can`t do what I can do. But we both have to do it

Gary Kemp – It went very quickly. The greatest moment of my life, and it just flashed by

Joan Baez – We will move a little from the comfort of our lives to understand their hurt

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