Farm Aid

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  • 1986
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Farm Aid is a concert series that first aired in 1986. The intention of Farm Aid was to assist American farmers who were finding themselves struggling with huge amounts of debt that they could not pay back with their declining incomes. The concert series asked persons to donate money to pay off these debts, and also for viewers to push for legislation that would help to further reduce their debt burden. Farm Aid was known for attracting a massive musical lineup. This includes such bands and performers as The Grateful Dead, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellancamp, and Bob Seger.

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Farm Aid is a concert series that first aired in 1986. The intention of Farm Aid was to assist American farmers who were finding themselves struggling with huge amounts of debt that they could not pay back with their declining incomes. The concert series asked persons to donate money to pay off these debts, and also for viewers to push for legislation that would help to further reduce their debt burden. Farm Aid was known for attracting a massive musical lineup. This includes such bands and performers as The Grateful Dead, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellancamp, and Bob Seger.

  • Premiere Date
    July 4, 1986