On July 13 1985, Madonna performed at the Live Aid benefit concert at JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, PA.
Madonna’s set included Into The Groove, Holiday, and a brand new song that she had written with Patrick Leonard during The Virgin Tour, Love Makes The World Go Round. The latter song marked the first known songwriting collaboration in a partnership with Leonard that would prove to be long lasting and especially fruitful. The track would resurface, among other songs co-produced by the pair, on Madonna’s True Blue album a year later.
Madonna also joined the Thompson Twins on stage for a cover The Beatles’ Revolution.
It’s such a cool performance. Thanks for posting it. Maybe I just never warmed up to “Love Makes the World Go Round” but it just didn’t live up to her performance of “Holiday” and “Into the Groove.” When she returned for Live Aid 2, she owned it. LOL
Live Aid was a triumph for Madonna!