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Artists United Against Apartheid - Sun City FLAC album


Performer: Artists United Against Apartheid
Genre: Electronic / Hip-hop and RAP / Jazz / Rock / Blues
Title: Sun City
Country: Brazil
Released: 1985
Style: Pop Rock, Blues Rock, Contemporary Jazz, Future Jazz, Acoustic, Electro, Synth-pop
FLAC version ZIP size: 1208 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1604 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1900 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 458
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Artists United Against Apartheid was a 1985 protest group founded by activist and performer Steven Van Zandt and record producer Arthur Baker to protest against apartheid in South Africa. The group produced the song "Sun City" and the album Sun City that year, which is considered a notable anti-apartheid song. Sun City was a place where the South African government allowed entertainment that was banned in most of the country.

Little Steven organized a number of artists for this protest against apartheid, including such heavyweights as Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Jimmy Cliff, Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Run-D. Thankfully, the result was extremely listenable, as well as fiercely political; it's one of the few charity or protest albums that stands up to repeated listenings, thanks to the extended instrumental workouts. Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul. Artists United Against Apartheid. 2. No More Apartheid. Peter Gabriel, Shankar.

The Sun City Project gratefully acknowleges the support of the Special Committee Against Apartheid of the United Nations. Special thanks to Jonathan Ehrlich of Levine & Epstein. Special thanks to Bobby Nathan, Joanne Georgio & Mary Cullum. Special thanks to Mitch & Ira Yuspeh In addition to the musicians, Studios, engineers and photographers we would also like to thank the following people who donated their time and services to help in the completion of this record. Bill Adler, Sean Murphy, Pablo Guzman, Nelson George.

Ahh, sun city Sun city South Africa South Africa. We're rockers and rappers united and strong We're here to talk about South Africa we don't like what's going on (tell it) It's time for some justice it's time for the truth (speak it) We've realized. there's only one thing we can do. We gotta say I, I, I, I, I, I Ain't gonna play sun city Oh, no, no, no I, I, I, I, I, I I ain't gonna play sun city Everybody say I, I, I, I, I, I Ain't gonna play sun city.

Artists United Against Apartheid was organized by "Little Steven" Van Zandt, who discovered Sun City when he traveled to Africa after leaving Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band in 1985. Van Zandt considered naming artists who played the Sun City resort in the song, but decided not to. He asked them to participate in the project instead. Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Run-D. Lou Reed, Bonnie Raitt, Bono, Melle Mel, Keith Richards, Jackson Browne, and George Clinton are some of the 54 artists who contributed to the song.

That we can dance while we're organizing is this record's greatest triumph. The five half-brothers of the Wilbury family were hokey but hip, and their individual strengths complemented one another perfectly.

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.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City 7:10
A2 Peter Gabriel & Shankar No More Apartheid
Co-producer – Chris Lord-Alge, Robbie Kilgore, Tom Lord-Alge
7:14
A3 Keith LeBlanc Revolutionary Situation
Co-producer – Keith LeBlanc
6:16
B1 Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City (Version II) 5:42
B2 Gil Scott-Heron, Melle Mel & Duke Bootee Let Me See Your I.D. 7:19
B3 Miles Davis, Ron Carter, Stanley Jordan, Tony Williams* & Herbie Hancock The Struggle Continues 7:03
B4 Bono, Keith Richards, Ron Wood Silver And Gold 4:34

Companies, etc.

  • Made By – EMI ITALIANA S.p.A.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Manhattan Records
  • Copyright (c) – Manhattan Records
  • Published By – Solidarity Music

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – B.J. Nelson, Daryl Hannah, Gil Scott-Heron, Kevin McCormick, Lotti Golden, Robert Gordon*, Steve Walker , Tina B
  • Bass – Doug Wimbish, Ron Carter
  • Congas – Ray Barretto
  • Drum Programming – Benjamin Newberry, Keith Leblanc, Little Steven
  • Drums – Tony Williams*, Keith Leblanc, Ringo Starr, Zak Starkey
  • Guitar – Little Steven, Pete Townshend, Stanley Jordan
  • Keyboards – Herbie Hancock, Richard Scher, Robbie Kilgore, Zoe Yanakis
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Mixed By – Chris Lord-Alge, Frank Filipetti, Jay Burnett, John Davenport , Peter Darmi, Tom Lord-Alge
  • Producer – Arthur Baker, Little Steven
  • Saxophone – Clarence Clemons
  • Scratches – DJ Cheese, Jam Master Jay
  • Talking Drum – Sonny Okosuns*
  • Trumpet – Miles Davis
  • Violin – Shankar

Notes

Made in Italy
Housed with a inner sheet with info about apartheid
This Lp was released in a light blue cover with printed advertising about bonus song "Silver And Gold"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 099924 046718
  • Rights Society: S.I.A.E.
  • Matrix / Runout (A side runout): 2404671-A 25-10-85 I▵1
  • Matrix / Runout (B side runout): 2404671-B 25-10-85 I▵1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
31C 064 240467 Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City ‎(LP, Album) Manhattan Records 31C 064 240467 Brazil 1985
1C 064 24 0467 1, 24 0467 1 Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City ‎(LP, Album) Manhattan Records, Manhattan Records 1C 064 24 0467 1, 24 0467 1 Europe 1985
ST 53019 Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City ‎(LP, Album) Manhattan Records ST 53019 Australia & New Zealand 1985
TC-MAN-240467 Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City ‎(Cass, Album) Manhattan Records TC-MAN-240467 Australia & New Zealand 1985
RE 2007, S21-57977 Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City ‎(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Razor & Tie , CEMA Special Markets RE 2007, S21-57977 Russia 2013