USA For Africa - We Are The World
Hip hop, Pop
Label: Columbia ‎– 7BEN 04839
Type: Vinyl, 7", Single, 45 RPM
Country: Canada
Date of released: 1985
Category: Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Soul, Ballad
Genre: Hip hop, Pop
Musician: USA For Africa
Album's name: We Are The World
ZIP archive size: 1597

USA For Africa - We Are The World

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A USA For Africa We Are The World
Conductor – Quincy JonesEngineer – Humberto Gatica, John GuessPerformer – Al Jarreau, Bette Midler, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Bob Geldof, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Dan Aykroyd, Hall & Oates*, Diana Ross, Dionne Warwick, Harry Belafonte, Huey Lewis & The News, Jackie Jackson, James Ingram, Jeffrey Osborne, Kenny Loggins, Kenny Rogers, Kim Carnes, La Toya Jackson, Lindsey Buckingham, Lionel Richie, Marlon Jackson, Michael Jackson, Paul Simon, The Pointer Sisters*, Randy Jackson, Ray Charles, Sheila E., Smokey Robinson, Steve Perry, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner, Tito Jackson, Waylon Jennings, Willie NelsonProducer [Associate] – Tom BahlerWritten-By – L. Richie*, M. Jackson*
B Quincy Jones Grace
Arranged By, Composed By – Jeremy Lubbock, Quincy JonesWritten-By – J. Lubbock*, Q. Jones*

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – CBS Records Canada Ltd.
  • Distributed By – CBS Records Canada Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – United Support Of Artists For Africa


  • Artwork [Art Direction] – John Coulter
  • Photography By – Henry Diltz, Sam Emerson
  • Producer – Quincy Jones


Mastered at Precision Lacquer

Jeffrey Osborne appears courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
Dionne Warwick appears courtesy of Arista Records
Bette Midler appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
Michael Boddicker appears courtesy of Boddifications
Tina Turner & Louis Johnson appear courtesy of Capitol Records
Bob Geldof appears courtesy of CBS Reocrds/PolyGram Records Ltd.
Huey Lewis & The News appears courtesy of
Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Kenny Loggins, Willie Nelson, Steve Perry, & Bruce Springsteen appear courtesy of Columbia Records
Lindsey Buckingham appears courtesy of Elektra/Asylum Records
Kim Carnes appears courtesy of EMI-America
Jackie Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson, & Tito Jackson appear courtesy of Epic Records
Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, & Stevie Wonder appear courtesy of Motown Record Corp.
Paulinho da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records
The Pointer Sisters & Greg Phillinganes appear courtesy of Planet Records
Cyndi Lauper appears courtesy of Portrait Records
La Toya Jackson appears courtesy of Private I Records
James Ingram & Quincy Jones appear courtesy of Qwest Records
Hall & Oates, Waylon Jennings, Kenny Rodgers & Diana Ross appear courtesy of RCA Records
Michael Omartian appears courtesy of Sparrow Records
Al Jarreau, John Robinson, Sheila E. & Paul Simon appear courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Track A © 1985 & published by Mijac Music (BMI) & Brockman Music (ASCAP)
Track B © 1984 Quincy Jones & published by YellowBrick Road Music (ASCAP) & Neropup/HollySongs (BMI) & administered by Shankman / DeBlasio

A ℗1985 United Support of Artists for Africa
Track B ℗ 1984 CBS Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): ZSS-173351-1A-2HZ DM-15
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): ZSS-173352-1B-2HZ DM-11

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
US2-05179 USA For Africa We Are The World ‎(12", Single) Columbia US2-05179 US 1985
US2-05179 USA For Africa We Are The World ‎(12", Single) Columbia US2-05179 US 1985
CSA 1015 USA For Africa We Are The World ‎(12", Single) CBS/Sony CSA 1015 Hong Kong 1985
US2-05179 USA For Africa We Are The World ‎(12", Single) Columbia US2-05179 US 1985
HMBR 1067 USA For Africa We Are The World ‎(DVD-V, NTSC + CD, Single) Happinet HMBR 1067 Japan 2010