Sun City est un album rock militant proposé en 1985 par Artists United Against Apartheid, groupe fondé par Steven Van Zandt, pour protester contre l'apartheid en Afrique du Sud.

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  • Sun City est un album rock militant proposé en 1985 par Artists United Against Apartheid, groupe fondé par Steven Van Zandt, pour protester contre l'apartheid en Afrique du Sud.
  • Artists United Against Apartheid was a 1985 protest group founded by activist and performer Steven Van Zandt and record producer Arthur Baker to protest apartheid in South Africa. The group produced the song "Sun City" and the album Sun City that year.
  • Artists United Against Apartheid war eine Allstar-Band und ein Hilfsprojekt, das 1985 von Little Steven, dem langjährigen Gitarristen Bruce Springsteens, initiiert wurde. Arthur Baker war der Produzent des Albums Sun City und der gleichnamigen Single, die beide in New York entstanden. Darauf befand sich Rockmusik, die von Funk, Pop und Reggae geprägt war.An 'Artists United Against Apartheid' waren über fünfzig international bekannte Musiker beteiligt. Die Single Sun City erreichte weltweite Chartplatzierungen, u. a. in den USA (Platz 38), Großbritannien (Platz 21), Deutschland (Platz 17), Österreich (Platz 30), der Schweiz (Platz 7), Australien (Platz 4) und Kanada (Platz 10). Die Einnahmen aus den Plattenverkäufen kamen Afrika-Fonds, politischen Gefangenen sowie Kulturinstitutionen zugute.
  • Artists United Against Apartheid è un progetto voluto da Little Steven Van Zandt, autore della canzone, e dal produttore Arthur Baker per protestare contro il regime dell'apartheid in Sud Africa. Nato nel 1985 sulla scia di eventi come Band Aid ("Do They Know It's Christmas") e, soprattutto USA for Africa ("We Are The World"), nel brano gli artisti dichiaravano la loro indisponibilità ad esibirsi nel resort di Sun City e, per estensione, in Sud Africa fino all'abbandono del sistema dell'apartheid.Al progetto parteciparono Miles Davis, Kool DJ Herc, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Ruben Blades, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Pat Benatar, Herbie Hancock, Ringo Starr col figlio Zak Starkey, Lou Reed, Run-D.M.C., Peter Gabriel, Bob Geldof, Clarence Clemons, David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, Darlene Love, Bobby Womack, Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow, The Fat Boys, Jackson Browne, Daryl Hannah, Peter Wolf, U2, George Clinton, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Bonnie Raitt, Hall & Oates, Jimmy Cliff, Big Youth, Michael Monroe, Stiv Bators, Peter Garrett (cantante dei Midnight Oil), Ron Carter, Ray Barretto, Gil-Scott Heron, Nona Hendryx, Lotti Golden, Lakshminarayana Shankar e Joey Ramone. Non tutti questi artisti appaiono nel singolo "Sun City", ma tutti hanno partecipato all'LP che lo conteneva.Tra gli strumentisti Ringo Starr, Zak Starkey e Tony Williams alla batteria, Pete Townshend, Stanley Jordan, Keith Richards, Ron Wood alle chitarre, Clarence Clemmons al sassofono, Miles Davis alla tromba, Herbie Hancock, Richard Scher, Robbie Kilgore, Zoe Yanakis alle tastiere, Doug Wimbish al basso e Ron Carter al contrabbasso.Il video che accompagna il singolo è stato diretto da Jonathan Demme.
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  • Sun City est un album rock militant proposé en 1985 par Artists United Against Apartheid, groupe fondé par Steven Van Zandt, pour protester contre l'apartheid en Afrique du Sud.
  • Artists United Against Apartheid was a 1985 protest group founded by activist and performer Steven Van Zandt and record producer Arthur Baker to protest apartheid in South Africa. The group produced the song "Sun City" and the album Sun City that year.
  • Artists United Against Apartheid war eine Allstar-Band und ein Hilfsprojekt, das 1985 von Little Steven, dem langjährigen Gitarristen Bruce Springsteens, initiiert wurde. Arthur Baker war der Produzent des Albums Sun City und der gleichnamigen Single, die beide in New York entstanden. Darauf befand sich Rockmusik, die von Funk, Pop und Reggae geprägt war.An 'Artists United Against Apartheid' waren über fünfzig international bekannte Musiker beteiligt.
  • Artists United Against Apartheid è un progetto voluto da Little Steven Van Zandt, autore della canzone, e dal produttore Arthur Baker per protestare contro il regime dell'apartheid in Sud Africa.
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  • Artists United Against Apartheid
  • Artists United Against Apartheid
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