Midge Ure


Oral History Information

Midge Ure was on stage for the two largest musical events in the World! As co-founder of Live Aid in 1985 and Live 8 in 2005, Midge created the venue to raise millions of dollars to feed the hungry all over the planet. In 1984, he wrote what became the anthem to this cause, “Feed the World, Do They Know it’s Christmas?” With words of encouragement, Midge spoke to the future music maker by saying, “Each one of us can make a difference.”