Label: CBS - CBS 26454 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue Gatefold, red label • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock
The album was released on April 23, by Columbia Records. In addition to the title track, the album includes nine previously unreleased songs by donating artists, including PrinceChicagoBruce Springsteen and the E Street Band a rendition of Jimmy Cliff 's obscure "Trapped" recorded live at Meadowlands Arena on their Born in the U. Tourwhich achieved considerable album-oriented rock radio airplay and topped the Mainstream Rock chartTina Turner and others.
In addition, "Grace", by Quincy Jones, is not included in this album but appeared as the B-side of the title track when it was released a month earlier. The album also includes another famine relief fundraising song, " Tears Are Not Enough ", which was performed by Canadian supergroup Northern Lights.
Chicago's contribution, "Good for Nothing", would be the last song released with bass player Peter Cetera 's lead vocals before he left the band. It was later included on the band's comprehensive compilation, The Box. The album sold over 3 million copies. According to Billboard on April 27,it reached number one in 2 weeks, something only formerly accomplished by The Beatles and Just A Little Closer - Various - We Are The World Rolling Stones.
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