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December 30, 2023

In 1985, Swedish Poodle Rockers Singing “Give a Helpin’ Hand” for Charitable Purposes

Back in the 1980s, it was fashionable for musicians to get together to create a charity single in an effort to change the world. You remember, right? Band Aid and Live Aid. Northern Lights. “We Are the World.” But did you know about Swedish Metal Aid from 1985? Check this out:

Coming off the success of the mega-hit “We Are the World” in 1985, Swedish hair metal bands decided to join forces and record their own song “Give a Helpin’ Hand” to raise money for a good cause.

Head-singers in the video are: Joey Tempest, Tommy Nilsson, Robert Ernlund, Joakim Lundholm; and the bands are: 220 Volt, Aphrodite, Bedlam, Candy Roxx, Chris 99, Crystal Pride, Deep River, Easy Action, Europe, Fifth Avenue , Glorious Bankrobbers, Heavy Load, Madison, Mentzer Group, Motherlode , Neon Leon & Bondage Babies, Odessa, Orions Sword , Oz, Power, Red Baron, Rolene, Silver Mountain, Spellbound, Steel Wings, Torch, Trash, Treat, Universe.


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