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Michael Jackson: We Are the World Meaning

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"We're The World (USA For Africa)"

There comes a time when we heed a certain call
When the world must come together as one
There are people dying
And it's time to lend a hand to life
The greatest gift of all

We can't go on pretending...

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    anonymous
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    May 1st, 2013 5:30pm report


    this song talks about the famine in africa in the mid 80's, this song was entirely written by micheal jackson and Lionel Richie. We are the world was sang by popular artists in the 80's and it was origonally created as a foundraising to bring money to feed people in Africa who were suffering from famine. They raised over $60 millon with this song.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 13th, 2013 1:50pm report


    The song wad meant for the unfortunate and homeless people in Africa. Michael wrote most of the song with Lionel Richie. Many popular singers in the 80's (the time when it was released) sang the song such as Diana Ross and Stevie Wonder. It was about how the world and its countries are different but there are times that we need to come together and help each other as much as we can and every little bit helps.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 22nd, 2016 1:08pm report


    It is a song about how we should come together to change the world.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 8th, 1:51pm report


    If doesn't matter where your from,the color of your skin, or any of the other things that stand in ppls way. We are all humans and there should never be a thought to helping others. Do what you can, you NEVER know if it could or will be you! Just saying.....



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    anonymous
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    Dec 17th, 12:49am report


    We Are The World by Michael Jackson is a very good song and the latest comment was a well explained too.

    -The person who made the comment on the song Iris and Wish You Were Here recently



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    anonymous
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    Dec 14th, 12:23pm report


    We need to help other people from Africa and other countries. We need to raise good money for healthy foods to prevent all other people from dying of starvation. We wanted to give a better life to all people from other countries. We can’t ignore to help other people. When you love your family, you help your family. We are part of the world. Helping others makes the day brigihter. Saving our family from other parts of the world. We’ll make a better day together. We give the foods and shelters to other people from other parts of the world. So, that the people will stay healthy from hunger and thirst. We can make bread for hungry people so, we can help them. We give the foods and shelters to other people from other parts of the world. So, that the people will stay healthy from hunger and thirst. We can make bread for hungry people so, we can help them.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 25th, 7:32pm report


    We can't go on pretending forever



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    anonymous
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    Oct 19th, 2017 10:38pm report


    I think the song was all about the people who died and the poor people who have suffer.



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    anonymous
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    May 30th, 2017 5:50pm report


    It tell us we should not be selfish and show the world love when they really need it.



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    anonymous
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    May 9th, 2017 5:32am report


    This is like the people coming together and they help each other out and the people who are struggling right now.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 16th, 2016 10:05am report


    We are the World is song written by MichaelJackson and Lionel Richie which comes under the genre pop,gospel.It is a charity single(release of a song for a specific charitable cause) originally recorded by the supergroup (a music group comprising famous musicians or other celebrities which is formed to raise funds or awareness for charity or causes and which is usually together only for a single album) United Support of Artists (USA) for Africa in 1985.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 24th, 2014 11:25pm report


    Well, nice song... It means with togethers help we can help other people..



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    anonymous
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    Nov 18th, 2014 11:13pm report


    Yolo

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    May 1st, 2013 5:08am report


    its a good song about the world and helping



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    anonymous
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    Jan 15th, 2012 1:49pm report


    This song means that if u want to make the world brighter, u have to start giving..




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