The Greatest Night in Pop (2024)
The untold story behind "We Are the World."
Genre : Documentary, Music
Runtime : 1H 37M
Director : Bao Nguyen
In 1985, 46 music icons, including Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Ross, and Stevie Wonder, came together for the most star-studded recording session in history. This is the untold story of the legendary global pop song “We Are the World” — which very nearly didn’t happen.
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