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Bob Geldof
(1954-____) born on
Oct 5
Irish actor, musician, singer. He was the organizer of Live-Aid, which raised $84 million for African famine, 1985; runner-up for Nobel Peace Prize, 1986.
Irish Americans are about as Irish as Black Americans are African.

It went beyond idealism and that ridiculous term "activism," which basically means talking about something but doing nothing. . . . We made giving exciting.
It's really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you're going to get it to these people.
Music can't change the world.
Most people get into bands for three very simple rock and roll reasons: to get laid, to get fame, and to get rich.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Observer," 'Sayings of the Week', 22 Jun 1986.
R: On organizing fund-raising concerts for African famine relief; in "Time," 6 Jan 1986.
A: Discussing African famine relief with deputy governor of Eastern Region of the Sudan; in NY "Times," 26 Jan 1985.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "Melody Maker," 27 Aug 1977.

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