July 24, 2024

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Song of the day for July 7, 2024

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Money and Eclipse by Roger Waters is today’s featured song. This performance is from Live Earth 2007.

On this day in 2007, the 24-hour Live Earth concert took place across the world. Organized by former Vice President Al Gore, Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisisbrought together 150 musical acts in 12 countries to raise awareness of global warming. With the help of over 500 media partners, performances from Wembly Stadium, Brazil’s Copacabana Beach, Japan’s Makuhari Messe, and Antarctica’s Rothera Research Station, among others, were broadcast to more than 130 countries while a live stream of the event boasted more than 8 million viewers (a record at the time). Among the performers were the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kelly Clarkson, Snoop Dogg, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Jorge Ben Jor, and Lenny Kravitz.

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