Silihlabathi nge-USA yeAfrika

  • Esi yayisisibonelelo esisodwa kumaxhoba endlala eAfrika. Yonyusa ngaphezulu kwe-60 yezigidi zeedola, eyasasazwa e-Ethiopia, eSudan nakwamanye amazwe ahlwempuzekileyo.


  • UMichael Jackson kunye noLionel Richie babhale le ngoma, kwaye uQuincy Jones wayivelisa. Esi sithathu sinetalente siwulungele lo msebenzi: UQuincy Jones wayengoyena mvelisi ushushu ngeenxa zonke, kwaye iRolodex yakhe (ngoku ingaba luluhlu lwabafowunelwa) yazaliswa ngamagama amakhulu emculweni; URichie wayebhale iingoma ezaya ku- # 1 kwi-Hot 100 kwisithuba seminyaka esixhenxe eyadlulayo ('Sililizwe' ziyenze isibhozo); UMichael Jackson wayenelona albhamu likhulu lika-1984 Iyonwabisa (eveliswe nguJones) kwaye yayiyeyona nkwenkwezi inkulu ehlabathini.
  • Iprojekthi yase-USA ye-Afrika yaqala njengemvumi yecalypso uHarry Belafonte wayenekonsathi yesibonelelo eneemvumi ezimnyama. Ekupheleni kukaDisemba 1984, ekhangela amagcisa ukuba athathe inxaxheba, uBelafonte wabiza uKen Kragen, owayephethe uluhlu lweetalente, kubandakanya uLionel Richie. UKragen waqinisekisa uBelafonte ukuba banokuphakamisa imali eninzi kwaye benze ifuthe elikhulu ngengoma yoqobo; UBelafonte wavuma kwaye uRichie wangena ebhodini ukuza kunceda.

    UKragen wabuza uQuincy Jones ukuba avelise, kwaye uJones wabhalisa uMichael Jackson. URichie wafumana uStevie Wonder ebandakanyeka, kwaye ukusuka apho, kwaphuma igama kwaye amalungu amaninzi kumzi mveliso womculo atyikitye ukunceda. Iprojekthi ukusuka ekukhulelweni ukuya ekurekhodweni ithathe malunga nenyanga.


  • Le nye-nye-nye yesisa yothando yatshintshwa kwi-Band Aid, iqela lase-Bhritane u-Bob Geldof wahlanganisa unyaka ongaphambili ukurekhoda ' Ngaba Bayazi ukuba yiKrisimesi? . ' I-Band Aid, ebandakanya uBono, uPhil Collins, uDavid Bowie, uPaul McCartney, kunye no-Sting, bakhonza njengetemplate, bebonisa indlela iqela elahlukileyo labaculi abadumileyo abangahlangana ngayo ngosuku olunye ukurekhoda ingoma.
  • Oku kwarekhodwa kwi-A & M Studios eLos Angeles ngoJanuwari 28, 1985, ngobusuku bama-American Music Awards, owawubanjelwe kwi-Shrine Auditorium. Kuba amagcisa ayesedolophini onke amabhaso, kwakulula kakhulu ukubafumana ukuze babhale elinye.


  • Iinkwenkwezi ezazicula iingoma zodwa, zilandelelana, uLionel Richie, uStevie Wonder, uPaul Simon, uKenny Rogers, uJames Ingram, uBilly Joel, uTina Turner, uMichael Jackson, uDiana Ross, uDionne Warwick, uWillie Nelson, uAl Jarreau, uBruce Springsteen, uKenny Loggins, Steve Perry, Daryl Hall, Michael Jackson (kwakhona), Huey Lewis, Cyndi Lauper, no Kim Carnes. UBob Dylan kunye noRay Charles nabo babonisiwe kwingoma kwaye banikwa ukusondela kwividiyo.

    UHarry Belafonte, owayenombono wokuqala weprojekthi, wayekwikhorasi kodwa akazange afumane solo, wajoyina uBette Midler, uSmokey Robinson, iThe Pointer Sisters, uLaToya Jackson, uBob Geldof, uSheila E., kunye noWaylon Jennings njengenkxaso iimvumi.
  • INkosana yacelwa ukuba ijoyine le projekthi kwaye uQuincy Jones wayelindele ukuba abekho, kodwa akazange abonise. Kungenxa yokuba wayenomgaqo-nkqubo ochasene nokurekhoda nezinye izinto, okanye ngenxa yesiganeko esenziwa ngoonogada bakhe abafuna ukuba asiqwalasele. Wenza igalelo, wanikela ngengoma ekhethekileyo ethi '4 Iinyembezi Emehlweni Akho' kwi-albhamu yokuxhamla elandelayo, ekwabizwa ngokuba Sililizwe .
  • I-intshi enye eyi-7 (inguqulelo yerediyo) iqhuba u-6: 22; i-intshi enye eyi-12 ebaleka i-7: 19 nayo yakhutshwa. UMichael Jackson kunye noLionel Richie kwafuneka bayenze le ngoma inde ukuze ihlale njengabaninzi beemvumi kangangoko babenako - yayilungelelene phakathi kokufumana ii-star solos ezininzi kunye nokuzigcina zimfutshane ngokwaneleyo ukuba zidlalwe.
  • UQuincy Jones wayenoxanduva lokulawula ii-egos zazo zonke iinkwenkwezi. Ihambe kakuhle kakhulu ithathela ingqalelo abantu abadumileyo abangakhange bacule umgca. Uninzi lweemvumi zazimazi ngokwakhe uJones kwaye ziyayihlonipha iminqweno yakhe yokuba bajonge ii-egos zabo emnyango.
  • Ngaphambi kokuba iseshoni iqale, uJones uthathe isigqibo sokuba wonke umntu uzokuma phi. Wabeka iteyiphu phantsi enegama lomculi ngamnye kuyo. Kwakungekho mgaqo-nkqubo 'we-egos', kodwa uJones wandise iindlela ezithile, njengokubeka uDiana Ross ngaphambili.
  • URichie weza 'Silihlabathi, singabantwana', kwaye uJackson wabhala uninzi lwamanye amazwi, athetha ngendlela ukunceda abo bafuna uncedo kumnceda ngayo lowo unikelayo ('Sigcina ubomi bethu'). Olu hlobo lokubhalwa kwengoma olunemfesane luya kubonakala emsebenzini kaJackson kamva kwiitrekhi ezinje ' Awukho wedwa 'Kwaye' Philisa Ihlabathi. '

    Ingoma ineevesi ezimbini nje kwaye ilandela ulwakhiwo olusisiseko lwevesi-ye-chorus-yevesi-ye-chorus-yebridge-chorus, kodwa ' hey Jude Imodeli, le chorus yokugqibela iqhubeka okwethutyana, kunye noBob Dylan, uRay Charles, uStevie Wonder kunye noBruce Springsteen amazwi abonisiweyo.

    Abasixhenxe abavakalisi kwivesi yokuqala, kodwa bathathu kuphela kwesesibini; Uninzi lwamaSolos luza kwimigca yekwayara. Ngokomculo, ingoma ayisiyiyo yonke loo nto inomdla, kodwa iyanceda ukujolisa kwiimvumi, kwaye ukugcwala kwamazwi ahlukeneyo kuyigodusa.
  • Oku kuphumelele amabhaso eGrammy yeNgoma yoNyaka kunye neRekhodi yoNyaka.
  • Umntu ongaphezulu kokugqithileyo kulindelo ngokweentengiso. Ikhutshwe ngo-Matshi 7, 1985, iikopi ezingama-800,000 zathunyelwa kuqala, kwaye bazithengisa kwimpelaveki yokuqala. Ngombulelo kuluhlu olubanzi lwamandla eenkwenkwezi, izitishi zerediyo kwiifomathi ezahlukeneyo zibeka ingoma ngokujikeleza, kwaye iMTV yanika ividiyo uninzi lokudlala. Umntu ongatshatanga waya kwi # 1 e-US ngo-Epreli 13, apho yahlala iiveki ezine. E-UK, yafika kwindawo ephezulu ngo-Epreli 20 kwaye yahlala iiveki ezimbini. Ingoma yayiyi- # 1 ye-R & B hit, topping itshathi ngoMeyi 4 kwaye yahlala iiveki ezimbini.
  • Iseshoni yokurekhoda kwezwi (uQuincy Jones urekhode iingoma zomculo kwangaphambili) zithathe malunga neeyure ezili-12, ezifanelekileyo kakhulu xa ujonga ubungakanani beprojekthi. Ukusukela ukurekhodwa kwenzeke emva kweeMbasa zoMculo zaseMelika, yayisebenza njenge-facto emva kwepati, kunye nabazobi bexubana kwaye kwezinye iimeko betshintshiselana nge-autographs. Ngo-8 kusasa kusasa, bonke abadlali bebehambile ngaphandle kukaLionel Richie, owayesekhona noJones.
  • Le projekthi ibinomzamo omkhulu waseMelika, evakalayo xa kuthathelwa ingqalelo ukuba yayirekhodwe ngobusuku bama-American Music Awards. I-moniker 'i-USA ye-Afrika' yacaca ukuba yayiyimpendulo yaseMelika kwi-Band Aid, kwaye yabonisa ukuba indlala e-Afrika yayixhalabisa amazwe aphesheya. Inye kuphela imvumi eyathatha inxaxheba eyayingenguye owaseMelika yayinguBob Geldof, owayeseququzelele uNcedo lwaNgoku ngezigaba zaseLondon nasePhiladelphia.
  • UBilly Joel (osuka Amatye agiqekayo , kaDisemba 15, 2005): 'Uninzi lwethu olwalulapho lwalungayithandi le ngoma, kodwa akukho mntu wayenokuthi. Ndicinga ukuba uCyndi Lauper uncike kum wathi, 'Kuvakala ngathi yintengiso yePepsi.' Kwaye andizange ndivume. '
  • Njengoko kwabonwa nguHarry Belafonte, e-USA e-Afrika yayiza kuba ngumzamo wabantu base-Afrika baseMelika ukunceda abantu baseAfrika abasweleyo, kwaye iqela lokuqala lamagcisa atyikitye abamnyama. Ukufika kukaBruce Springsteen, yanika iprojekthi ukuba ibe nkulu kakhulu iyantlukwano kwinkcubeko nakumculo, njengoko uninzi lwamagcisa e-rock ajoyina. Ikwalinganisa umoya wokungazingci: U-Springsteen wagqiba umlenze waseMntla Melika woKuzalwa kwakhe e-USA kubusuku obungaphambi kweSyrause INew York, yabhabha yaya eLos Angeles ngosuku olulandelayo kwaye yaqhuba yaya studio, ngokudlula kwiiMbasa zoMculo zaseMelika.

    NgokukaKen Kragen, uSpringsteen wanceda ukuphelisa ukungavisisani estudiyo, kuba aba rocker babengonwabanga yingoma kwaye bekhathazekile ngokuthembeka kwabo. USpringsteen wala ukuthatha icala, kwaye wakhokelwa ngumzekelo ngokuthatha inxaxheba ngentliziyo yakhe iphela.
  • UMichael Jackson, uStevie Wonder kunye noLionel Richie barekhoda idemo nge-chorus kunye nee-solos ezazifakwe kwiteyiphu zaza zahanjiswa kubazobi ukuze bazi ukuba bacule ntoni estudiyo. Uninzi aluzange lubenalo ithuba lokuyiphulaphula kwaye beyivile ingoma okokuqala xa befika.
  • Kwivesi yakhe, uWillie Nelson wathetha kakubi ngeBhayibhile xa ecula, 'Njengokuba uThixo esibonisile ngokuguqula amatye abe zizonka.' UMateyu 4 usixelela ukuba umtyholi wazama ukwenza ukuba uYesu ajike amatye abe zizonka, kodwa uNyana kaThixo wala, esithi, 'Umntu akaphili ngasonka sodwa, uphila ngamazwi onke aphuma emlonyeni kaThixo.'
  • Iseshoni yangena ebudeni beeyure xa uMichael Jackson wacebisa ukuba bongeze ezinye izandi ezivakalayo zaseAfrika emva komgca ngamnye wekwayara. UStevie Wonder ungene ngaphakathi enombono wokuba bongeze imigca yesiSwahili. URay Charles-ekuphela komntu onokuthi abambe isikhundla kuJackson noWonder- ayimise, axelele uQuincy Jones ukuba 'abethe intsimbi,' okuthetha ukuqhubeka.
  • U-Huey Lewis wayefanele ukuba yinxalenye ye-chorus, kodwa wafumana umgca wakhe kuba iNkosana ayibonisanga. Echaza ithamsanqa lakhe lokuba yinxalenye yeprojekthi, uLewis wathi, 'Ndibe nonyana onethamsanqa wokuba lapho. Ndiyabulela kuThixo ukuba ndineerekhodi ezininzi, kuba ngekhe ndibekho ngenye indlela. '

    U-Lewis uchithe uninzi lweseshoni ecaleni kukaMichael Jackson, umgca wakhe weza phambi kukaHuey. U-Lewis ukhumbula ukuba uQuincy Jones ubize uJackson ukuba 'uyanuka' kuba wayehlala ecocekile.
  • Ukwenza iingoma zomculo, uQuincy Jones wasebenzisa iimvumi ezininzi awayeziqeshile Iyonwabisa , kubandakanya uGreg Phillinganes (iibhodi yezitshixo), John Robinson (amagubu), Michael Boddicker (synthesizers), Paulinho da Costa (intshukumo), Louis Johnson (bass), Steve Porcaro (synthesizers) no David Paich (synthesizers). UMichael Omartian wayekwangumnikeli ophambili, edlalwa kwiibhodi yezitshixo kwaye ngamanye amaxesha edweliswa njengomvelisi.
  • NgokukaQuincy Jones, uCyndi Lauper yayinguye yedwa umzobi obangele ukuphazamiseka ngeli xesha lengoma - izacholo zakhe zazirhuqa ecaleni komboko njengoko wayecula. UJones uthe kwi-2018 Ixhalanga udliwanondlebe : 'Wayephethe umphathi weza kum wathi,' Aba rocker abayithandi ingoma. ' Ndiyayazi indlela esebenza ngayo. Siye sayobona iSpringsteen, iHall & Oates, uBilly Joel, nazo zonke iikati bathi, 'Siyayithanda ingoma.' Ndathi ke [kuLauper], 'Kulungile, ungafumana eyakho kwaye uhambe.' Kwaye wayeyinkosi yonke into ayithathayo kuba isacholo somqala okanye isongo sasingxola kwimakrofoni. Yayinguye kuphela owayenengxaki. '
  • UDan Aykroyd waye kwi-chorus. Wayeyimvumi kwiqela lesibini elingelolokwenyani I-Blues Brothers, kodwa wamenywa ukuba ayokumela ishishini lomdlalo bhanyabhanya.
  • Ngaphandle kokumbalwa (uRay Charles wavunyelwa ukuba eze nesikhokelo sakhe), kuphela ngabadlali kunye nabasebenzi abavunyelweyo estudiyo, kunye namalungu osapho, abahlobo kunye nabahlobo abathunyelwe kwelinye igumbi (kwaneqabane likaBilly Joel, uChristie Brinkley ngaphakathi). Oku kwakuthetha ukuba kwakungekho buffer phakathi kweenkwenkwezi, uninzi lwazo olwalungazange luhlangane.
  • Eyona nkwenkwezi inkulu ayizange ifumane simemo yayinguMadonna, kabani Njengentombi nto I-albhamu yayixhoma itshathi kwaye yabetha # 1 kwiiveki ezimbini emva kokuba 'Silihlabathi'. Siyaqikelela ukuba le yenzelwe iincoko ezingathandekiyo kwiiMbasa zoMculo zaseMelika, apho watyunjelwa uMculi wePop / Rock Rock Artist. 'Iphi itheko?'
  • UJohn Oates uthe ngeenkumbulo zakhe zokurekhoda le ngoma: 'Inomdla kwaye yahlukile. Ngubani owaziyo, ayinakuphinda yenzeke embalini. Unazo iimvumi ezinkulu zehlabathi kwigumbi elinye. Sibaleke ingoma kanye. Into elandelayo ubuyazi ukuba baphinde bayibaleka iiteyiphu kwaye yayilixesha lokuntywila. Yayingamava amangalisayo. '
  • URichie noJackson babenomdla omkhulu kule ngoma: bamamela imihobe yesizwe evela kumazwe ahlukeneyo ngaphambi kokuba bayibhale. 'Sabeka konke oko embizeni ezintlokweni zethu kwaye siza nesingqisho esasivakala siqhelekile, njengomhobe wehlabathi, utshilo uRichie USA Namhlanje . 'Sifuna abantu bazive ngathi yingoma eqhelekileyo.'
  • Ngomhla wesihlanu ku-Epreli 1985 (ngolwesiHlanu oLungileyo), uninzi lwezikhululo zikanomathotholo kwihlabathi liphela zadlala le ngoma ngaxeshanye ngo-10: 50 ekuseni nge-EST. Le nzame ikhokelwa ziidiski ezikwidolophu iSalt Lake City, eUtah naseRoma, eGeorgia.
  • Ingoma ifakiwe kwi-albhamu ebizwa Sililizwe , eneengoma ngu-The Pointer Sisters, Steve Perry, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Chicago, Tina Turner, Kenny Rogers no Huey Lewis & The News. Kwakhona kwi-albhamu 'Iinyembezi azonelanga' ngeeNyakatho zezibane, intsebenziswano yamagcisa aseCanada ukuba enze eyabo indima. Abadlali kuloo nto baquka u-Anne Murray, uBryan Adams, uGeddy Lee, uGordon Lightfoot, uJohn Candy, uJoni Mitchell, uNeil Young noPaul Shaffer.
  • Eli yayingeloxesha lokuqala uQuincy Jones eqokelele ikwayala yodumo: Kwi-Donna Summer ye-1982 track 'State of Independence,' wazisa uLionel Richie, Michael Jackson, James Ingram, Kenny Loggins, Dionne Warwick kunye noStevie Wonder, bonke Kumxholo othi 'Sililizwe.'
  • ULionel Richie wabamba iiMbasa zoMculo zaseMelika ngobusuku le ngoma yarekhodwa, kwaye wathabatha amabhaso amahlanu kulo msitho, kubandakanya iPop yasePop / Rock Artist Artist. Wavala usasazo ngesicelo, esithi: 'Thatha ixesha ngoku ukuziva bonke abanye abantu abasehlabathini abasengxakini ngokuhlwanje. Njengokuba sinabantu abaninzi abahle ababukele ngobu busuku, ndifuna wazi ukuba umhlaba usengxakini, kwaye kukho abantu abakhala becela uncedo lwakho. '

    URichie bekufuneka abekhona ekuziqheliseni kumdlalo we-10 kusasa, ke yena wayechwayitile ngexesha lokuba 'SiliLizwe.'

    UMichael Jackson, otyunjelwe amabhaso amathathu, weqe umsitho kwaye waya studio kwangoko ukuze aqale.
  • Ividiyo yemizuzu engama-30 eneenkcukacha zokwenziwa kwale ngoma ibizwa ngokuba Sililizwe-Umnyhadala weVidiyo Yathengiswa kwi-VHS, kunye nemali eya e-USA e-Afrika. I-DVD yakhutshwa ngo-2004, ngeli xesha kukongezwa izinto ezinje ngengoma yeKaraoke, isikhokelo sikaMichael Jackson, kunye neengoma ezizodwa ezivela kuBruce Springsteen noBob Dylan.
  • Kwinqanaba lePhiladelphia Live Aid, uLionel Richie, uDionne Warwick kunye noHarry Belafonte bajoyina uCher, Melissa Manchester kunye noSheena Easton kwinqanaba lokudlala le ngoma njengenombolo yokuvala. Kwinqanaba laseLondon, 'Ngaba Bayazi ukuba yiKrisimesi?' yayiyingoma yokugqibela.
  • Umbutho wase-USA we-Afrika uqhutywa nguKen Kragen, owanceda ukuhlanganisa iprojekthi. Njengomphathi wezobugcisa, uKragen uphatha izinto ezininzi, ezenza ukuba asilungele isikhundla. Kuthathe ixeshana imali yasebukhosini evela 'SiliHlabathi' ukuba ingene, enika uKragen kunye nabasebenzi bakhe ixesha lokucwangcisa. Bajolise ekunikezeleni ngokutya kunye nokubonelela ngemibutho ebonakalise ukuzibophelela kwinjongo, kwaye ibonakalisile ukuba banokuyisebenzisa ngokufanelekileyo iminikelo. Kwelinye icala, ulwabiwo lukaBob Geldof oluvela kwi-Live Aid luye lwaphicothwa, njengoko Jikelezisa latsho ingxelo ukuba iminikelo yayisetyenziselwa ukuxhasa uzwilakhe okhohlakeleyo.

    I-USA ye-Afrika ayiphelanga ngo 'Silihlabathi'; U-Kragen wayigcina iqhubeka kwaye ngo-1986 yaququzelela i-Hands Across America, eyayicela abantu ukuba badibanise izandla, benze ikhonkco lomntu kuyo yonke loo ndawo kwiinzame zokunceda abantu baseMelika abangenawo amakhaya. Lo msitho wonyuselwa ngexesha leSuper Bowl kwakulo nyaka kurhwebo olwaluqulathe uBill Cosby noLily Tomlin, abacacisa bathi: 'Kunyaka ophelileyo sonke sichukunyiswe' SiliHlabathi, 'kwaye sikunye siphakamise izigidi zokunceda indlala yaseAfrika. Kodwa ngoku siza kudibana siye eMelika. '

    Izandla ngaphesheya kweMelika zazinengoma yazo yomxholo, kodwa yabhalwa ngababhali bejingle kwaye baculwa ziimvumi zestudiyo. Xa umcimbi uqalile ngokusesikweni, abathathi-nxaxheba bacule 'Sililizwe,' balandelwa yi 'Melika Entle' baphela ngengoma ethi 'Izandla KuMerika Wonk'.

    Umbutho wase-USA e-Afrika uyaqhubeka nokusebenza, ubukhulu becala uxhaswe ziimali ezivela 'Sililizwe.'
  • Ngokungafaniyo 'Ngaba Bayayazi ukuba yiKrisimesi? Ingoma bekungafanele ukuba ihlale namandla nangona: ibhalelwe ukukhuthaza isenzo esithile ngexesha elithile, kwaye lafezekisa loo njongo.
  • NgoJanuwari 12, 2010, iHaiti yahlaselwa yinyikima, eyatshabalalisa ilizwe yaza yabulala malunga nama-200,000. Ingoma entsha yengoma yarekhodwa ngoFebruwari 1, 2010 ukuphakamisa imali kubantu baseHaiti ababethwa.


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