Starvation ‎– Starvation / Tam Tam Pour L'Éthiopie

Virgin ‎– 107 233, Virgin ‎– 107 233-100
Vinyl, 7", Single

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A Starvation
Backing Vocals – Caron Wheeler, Claudia Fontain*, Lorenza Johnson, Naomi Thomson*Bass – Mark BedfordCornet, Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Dick CuthellDrums – Daniel Woodgate*Engineer – Ian HorneFeaturing – Afrodiziak, Annie Whitehead, Dick Cuthell, Gasper Lawal*, General Public, Madness, The Pioneers, The Specials, UB40Guitar – Lynval GoldingKeyboards – Jerry DammersMixed By – Jeremy GreenPercussion – Geraldo Darbilly*, John BradburyProducer – Jerry DammersTalking Drum – Gasper Lawal*Toasting – Ranking-Roger*Trombone – Annie WhiteheadVocals – Ali Campbell, George Agard, Jackie Robinson (2), Ray Falconer*, Robin Campbell, Sydney Crooks*Vocals [Additional] – Dave Wakeling
B Tam Tam Pour L'Éthiopie
Choir – Elolongue Sissi*, Canta Ballou*, Bovick*, Dou Kaya, Florence Titty*, Georgia Dibango, Kialla Peple, Moona, Salif Keita, Sarah (30), Mutela Shakara*, Sheena Williams, Sylviane Amix, Sylvie Etenna, Tagus, Toni Mbaichi, Touré Kunda, Valery Lobe, Willy Ngeh Nfor*, Yves N'Djocko*Congas – Ismael Toure*Drums – Boffi BanengolaDrums [Linn] – Tony AllenEngineer – Hervé Le CozEngineer [Assistant] – JoëlExecutive Producer – Clouseau MusiqueExecutive-Producer – Martin Meissonnier, Philippe Conrath, Philippe Constantin, Rémey Kolpa Kopoul*Featuring – Ghetto Blaster (2), King Sunny Ade, M'Bamina, Manu Dibango, Mory Kante*, Ray Lema, Salif Keita, Souzy Kasseya, Toure Kunda*Guitar – Francis Mbappe, Jerry Malekani, Samba N'Go*, Souzy Kasseya, Ioroma Sika*Kora – Mory Kante*Lyrics By, Vocals [Singing In Douala] – Elolongue Sissi*, Florence Titty*, Georgia DibangoLyrics By, Vocals [Singing In Lingala] – M'BaminaLyrics By, Vocals [Singing In Malinke] – Salif KeitaLyrics By, Vocals [Singing In Swahili] – Bovick*, Ray Lema, Souzy KasseyaLyrics By, Vocals [Singing In Wolof] – Ismael*, Ousmane Touré Kunda*, Sixu*Mixed By – Smutly*, Godwin Lodgie*, Martin Meissonnier, Steven Street*, Tony AllenPercussion – Nino GioiaPiano – Ray LemaProducer – Manu DibangoSaxophone – Manu DibangoShekere – Brice Wouassi*, Marcel De SuzaSynthesizer – Poto Doubongo*, Ray LemaTalking Drum – King Sunny AdeVoice – Hugh Masakela*, King Sunny Ade, M'Pongo Love, Malopoets, Pamelo*, André Marie Tala*, Youssou N'Dour, Zao (5)

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All proceeds from the sale of this record will be distributed in the famine areas of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan.
Track A recorded at Liquidator. Track B recorded in Paris at Davout and Accousti studios on 21-22-23 December 1984. Mixed at Fall Out Shelter (London).

(Track A) Special Thanks To:- Mick Toohig, Music Bank, Sound Centre, Feldon Audio, Brittania Row, Sound Clinic, Wessex Studios, Town House, Odyssey Studios, Blue Mountain Music, Towhhouse Cutting Room, Audio FX, Audiorent, Eel Pie Studios, Air Studios, Stuart Stawman.

(Track B) We would like to thank: Alpha Blondy, Bob Geldof, Trevor (Island), Jean-Marie Salaun, Hugues de Courson, Jean-Jacques Dufayet.

Studios: Davout, Accousti, Fall Out Shelter, Clouseau Musique, La Sacem Celluloid, Alain Levy, Polygram, Marci Benitha, TBWA.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, stamped): DM 107233 A-1/85S I
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped): DM 107233 B-1/85S I
  • Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 3098