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Live Aid set for comeback to battle Covid as Sir Bob Geldof sparks hope with huge move

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Live Aid could return to help combat coronavirus.Sir Bob Geldof has raised hopes of another global gig by trademarking the name 37 years on.For the first time the Band Aid Charitable Trust - set up by Bob before the first gig on July 13 1985 - has applied to protect the use of the term `Live Aid’.The licence covers merchandise such as clothes, jewellery, books, posters, bags and toys.Intriguingly the Trust has also filed to protect its use for live music concerts and streaming.That is certain to bring hope to millions of music fans a new show could happen to help the global fight against Covid-19 – though trustees insisted there are `no plans’.The original historic benefit event – organised by Sir Bob and Midge Ure – was a 16-hour music.

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