A Forest FM special with interviews by Geoff Dorsett featuring Midge Ure OBE, Greg Stevenson of ’80s Mania show, along with Don Felder of The Eagles.
Midge Ure, OBE is a Scottish musician and singer-songwriter. His stage name, Midge, is a phonetic reversal of Jim, the diminutive form of his real name. Midge enjoyed particular success in the 1970s and 1980s in bands including Slik, Thin Lizzy, Rich Kids, and Visage, and most notably as frontman of Ultravox. In 1984, he co-wrote and produced the charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”, which has sold 3.7 million copies in the UK. The song is the second highest selling single in UK chart history. Midge co-organised Band Aid, Live Aid and Live 8 with Bob Geldof. Ure acts as trustee for the charity, and serves as ambassador for Save the Children.
80’s Mania is Europe’s Official 1980’s Reunion Tribute Concert currently taking all 80’s music fans by storm, featuring 25 chart topping pop stars authentically re-created live on stage including Duran Duran, The Human League, Kim Wilde, Culture Club, Wham, Dead or Alive, Madness, Madonna, Spandau Ballet, Cyndi Lauper plus many more. Visit www.80smaniashow.com for more information.
Don Felder is an American musician and songwriter, best known for his work as lead guitarist for the Eagles from 1974 to 2001.
Midge Ure, OBE
Greg Stevenson of ’80s Mania Show
Don Felder of The Eagles