Farm Aid

09/22/1985 : Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp agreed that family farmers were in dire need of assistance and decided to plan a concert for America's farmers. The first concert was put together in 6 weeks, and is still going on to this day. The First Farm Aid was held on 9/22/85 in Champaign at the University of Illinois. Johnny Cash, John Fogerty, Bonnie Raitt and many more have joined Neil, Bob and John onstage. Over the years, Farm Aid has raised more than $45 million to help family farmers survive all over the country,


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1951David Coverdale, vocalist for both Deep Purple and Whitesnake, was born on this day
1960Runaways founder Joan Jett was born on this day
1962Bob Dylan plays the Hootenany showcase at Carnegie Hall.
1965Great Society, with Grace Slick, made its stage debut in North Beach, CA.
1965The Supremes made the studio recording of 'I Hear a Symphony'.
1965The Who began a short tour in Scandinavia. Roger Daltrey punched Keith Moon.
1967The Beatles appeared on the cover of Time Magazine.
1972David Bowie began his first U.S. tour with the Spiders from Mars.
1980Geffen Records was formed.
1980John Lennon signed with Geffen Records.
1985Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp agreed that family farmers were in dire need of assistance and decided to plan a concert for America's farmers. The first concert was put together in 6 weeks, and is still going on to this day. The First Farm Aid was held on 9/22/85 in Champaign at the University of Illinois. Johnny Cash, John Fogerty, Bonnie Raitt and many more have joined Neil, Bob and John onstage. Over the years, Farm Aid has raised more than $45 million to help family farmers survive all over the country,
1989Bruce Springsteen joins Jimmy Cliff onstage and they sang 'Trapped'. The song was recorded by Springsteen for the 'We Are The World' album.

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