"We Are the World" was recorded 30 years ago today in 1985.
The single was created and written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and sold more than 20 million copies for charity. The album later won three Grammys and raised more than $60 million for work in Africa and the states.
What sticks in memory about "We Are the World" is the insane amount of celebrities that sang. The likes of Jackson, Richie, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon all got together for a great cause.
According to Songfacts.com, here is a quicklist of some of the biggest names for "We Are the World." How many do you remember? There's a lot, it was a 7-minute single!
Chorus Singers (Notables) -- Don't forget about Dan Aykroyd and Bette Midler
La Toya Jackson