Today Bob Geldof turns 60. Unfortunately for Bob, many people these days know him only as the sire of poorly behaved and awkwardly named socialite Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof. Also known as Lindsay Lohan's understudy, Peaches has been tabloid fodder for years with a seemingly never-ending stream of naked photographs and headlines ranging from alleged heroin use to an apparent five-ish shoplifting incidents. While the fruit of his loins' transgressions may be difficult to ignore, we believe that Bobbo has put more than enough effort into doing good for the world to catch a pass on his birthday, and therefore we're going to focus on his positive contributions as a musician, a journalist, and, most important, an activist.
David Bowie - "Heroes": Here we find the ever-dapper Bowie absolutely killing it with a band that features Thomas Dolby on synth.
cohort Bono leads his band through another one of their countless
anthems. Although they're in great form musically, the really interesting
bit here is Bono personally saving an audience member from being crushed
by other fans, and a Miami shoutout!
ever written, Queen ignited Wembley with this performance. Freddie and
his Pepsi cups had 72,000 people singing every lyric right along with
him in a display of unbridled epicness.
the pride of Gainesville absolutely on fire with this performance of "Refugee." We have a hard time deciding which is more awesome, the song or
we have Mick and Tina doing the Stones classic, but this performance is
overshadowed by ludicrous costume changes and a serious wardrobe
malfunction that was handled with a serious amount of professionalism.
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