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Bob Geldof

36 Years Ago: A School Shooting Inspires Boomtown Rats’ ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’

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While Bob Geldof's philanthropic efforts remain his greatest contribution to humanity, it should be remembered that he also was the frontman for the Boomtown Rats.

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30 Years Ago: Band Aid Record ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’

Bob Geldof and Midge Ure
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On Nov. 25, 1984, dozens of the biggest U.K. musicians — past and present — gathered in Trevor Horn's London studio under the moniker Band Aid to record the now-classic holiday song 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'

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Bob Geldof Is Still Coming To Grips With Daughter’s Overdose

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Peaches Geldof was found dead in April at the age of just 25.

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Peaches Geldof, Daughter of Bob Geldof, Dead At 25

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Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, was found dead in her home in Kent, England today (April 7). She was 25.

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Bob Geldof Says Live Aid Damaged His Music Career

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It's widely regarded as one of the biggest music events in history, but Bob Geldof has mixed feelings about the 1985 charity bash 'Live Aid.'

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