Harvey Goldsmith: 'David Bowie was one of the first acts to confirm Live Aid appearance'

James Hanley

David Bowie's friend and former collaborator Harvey Goldsmith has recalled the pivotal role the rock icon played at Live Aid.

Goldsmith (pictured), who organised the legendary 1985 event with Bob Geldof, had worked with Bowie since the 1960s, going on to promote a number of his tours. 

"David was one of the first acts to confirm he wanted to play at Live Aid," Goldsmith told Music Week. "He wanted to do a duet with Mick Jagger, but ...

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