September 26, 2020

1981-03-28 – The Los Angeles Times

1981 03 28 The_Los_Angeles_Times_Sat__Mar_28__1981_

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ALL-STAR BRITISH LINE-UP: Speaking of Paul
McCartney. he and the Who occupy one side each of
“Concerts for the People of Kampuchea,” a two-record
set taken from a late 1979 series of benefit concerts in
London. The shows organized under the auspices of the

United Nations, featured much of the cream of '60:; and
'703 British rock.

Besides the Who and Wings, the bands represented
by one or more tracks on the just~released Atlantic a1-
bum: Elvis Costello, the Pretenders, the Clash, Queen,
Rockpile. Ian Dury and the Specials. Points of interest:
Robert Plant joins Rockpile on “Little Sister." the early
Elvis Presley hit, and several musicians. including Pete
Townshend and Dave Edmunds. hookup with McCart-
ney in allestar versions of Little Richard's “Lucille” and
the Beatles' “Let It Be.” Proceeds from the concerts and

the album will go to the U.N.’s work with the people of

Kampuchea (Cambodia).
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