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The Rat And The Band Aid "Saint"

Mick Brown, The Sunday Times, 23 December 1984

BOB GELDOF has been transformed from fading Boomtown Rat to charity superstar behind Christmas’s biggest pop hit, helping Ethiopian famine victims. Mick Brown reports.

Total word count of piece: 1244


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