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The artist royalties from this record are going to The Africa Fund, a charitable trust based in New York City and registered with the United Nations. The income will benefit political prisoners and their families in South Africa, educational and cultural needs of South African exiles, and educational work of anti-apartheid groups in the United States.
Additional tax-deductible contributions to further these projects may be sent to:
The Africa Fund
New York, NY 10038
© ℗1985 Manhattan Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.
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LET ME SEE YOUR I.D. features Gil Scott-Heron, Miles Davis, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Peter Wolf, Sonny Okosuns, Malopoets, Duke Bootee, Ray Barretto and Peter Garrett.
NO MORE APARTHEID features Peter Gabriel & Shankar.
REVOLUTIONARY SITUATION compiled and edited by Keith Le Blanc and The News Dissector.
THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES features Miles Davis, Stanley Jordan, Herbie Hancock, Sonny Okosuns, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and Richard Scher.
Special thanks to Bob Clearmountain
Special thanks to Eddie and Troy Germano.
Special thanks to Hal and Alan Selby.
Special thanks to Charles Benanty.
Special thanks to Bob Walters & Tony Bongiovi.
Special thanks to Steve Wild, Grace Wild Studios.
All photos by David Seelig / Starfile except Nona Hendryx, Stiv Bator. Michael Monroe by Joby Corney
Little Steven and Arthur Baker in black and white photo by Loren Hay Nes.
Pat Benatar by Loren Haynes, courtesy of Spin Magazine.
Ray Barretto, Kurtis Blow, Lou Reed, Bobby Womack with Grandmaster Melle Mel by Chase Roe.
Peter Wolf & Tina B by Stephen Goldstein / Good Graphics Studio, Boston.
Pete Townshend and Bob Geldof by Jonathan Ashby.
Ringo Starr and Zak Starkey by Barbara Bach.
Bono by Kristen Stetler.
Sun City by Chris Steele / Magnum.
Shankar by Cathe Ishino.
Jackson Browne & Peter Garrett by Shelley Ross.
John Oates by Neil Winoker.
Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock & Tony Williams by Lisa Podgur.
Art direction by Rosemary Intrieri / Koppel & Scher.
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. Massamba Fall (Masskool), Michael Cuscuna, Parn Johnston, Vinnie Longobardo, Hart Perry, Eric Nuri, Jamie Deans, Rob Partridge, Joe McEwen, Chris Blackwell, Margi Curry, Aracelly Santana, John Hey, Jonathan Ashhy, Max Weinberg, Ed Eckstine, Tom Silverman, Barry Rebo, John Hill, Jeff Chitouras, Robert Appelbaum. Trevor Wyatt. Ashley Newton, Lee Ballinger, Dave Marsh, Maureen Van Zandt, Cathe Ishino, Neil Geraldo. The Cars, Gene Amoroso, Monica Lynch, Steve Miglio. Barbara Bach. Jerry Dammers, Bob Singerman. Pascal Imbert, Bruce Lundvall, Gerry Griffith, Vamell Johnson, Bruce Garfield, Nancy Weber, Geoft Bywater, Stephen Reed. Sari Becker. Gordon Anderson, Stan Snyder, Bruce Theriot, Jock McLean, Nicola loss, Regine Moyletti, Andrea Ambandos, Valerie Goodman, Steve Dessau, Jay Coleman, Lee Hyman, Joe Manuel and Elizabeth Feiss.
I would like to especially thank Peter Gabriel for the profound inspiration of his song BIKO which is where my journey to Africa began and to Peter Ritchie for being a brother when I needed one to get me there.
Afrika Bambaataa appears courtesy of Tommy Boy Records, Ray Barretto appears courtesy of Fania Records, Pat Benatar appears courtesy of Chrysalis Records, Ruben Blades appears courtesy of Elektra Asylum Records, Kurtis Blow appears courtesy of Polygram Records, Bono appears courtesy of Island Records, Jackson Browne appears courtesy of Elektra Asylum Records. Clarence Clemons appears courtesy of Columbia Records, Jimmy Cliff appears courtesy of Columbia Records, George Clinton appears courtesy of Capitol Records, Mites Davis appears courtesy of CBS Records, Peter Gabriel appears courtesy of Geffen Records/ Virgin, Peter Garrett appears courtesy of Columbia Records, Daryl Hall appears courtesy of RCA Records. Herbie Hancock, appears courtesy of Columbia Records, Nona Hendryx appears courtesy of RCA Records, Kashif appears courtesy of Arista Records, Malopoets appears courtesy of EMI Records, Grandmaster Melle Mel appears courtesy of Sugarhill Records, Michael Monroe appears courtesy of Columbia Records, Sonny Okosuns appears courtesy of EMI / Nigeria Records, Joey Ramone appears courtesy of Sire Records, Lou Reed appears courtesy of RCA Records, Run DMC appears courtesy of Profite Records, Bruce Springsteen appears courtesy of Columbia Records, Peter Townshend appears courtesy of Warner Brothers Records, Bobby Womack appears courtesy of MCA Records, Peter Wolf appears courtesy of EMI / America Records, Stanley Jordan appears courtesy of Blue Note Records, John Oates appears courtesy of RCA Records, Via Afrika appears courtesy of EMI Records, Tony Williams appears courtesy of Blue Note Records. Keith le Blanc and Doug Wimbish appear courtesy of World Records / Fats Comet, Shankar appears courtesy of ECM Records, Bob Dylan appears courtesy of Columbia Records, D.J. Cheese appears courtesy oi Beauty & The Beat Records, The F at Boys appear courtesy of Buddha Records, Darlene Love appears courtesy of Jett Lay, Inc.
Track B4 is performed by U2 but there is no direct reference to this on the release. It appeared later on U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name