Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song

Initial airdate: 1979 (January 9)
Initial broadcaster: NBC
Country of production: US
Duration: 10 mins
Type: Performance

A benefit concert for the UNICEF fund to kick off the United Nation's Year of the Child, performed in the U.N. General Assembly Hall. Performers included Abba, The Bee Gees and Andy Gibb, Rod Stewart, Donna Summer, John Denver, Elton John, Rita Coolidge and Kris Kristofferson.
Olivia performed The Key and dueted with Andy Gibb for Rest Your Love On Me. The music can be found on the UNICEF album
This was a concert with a purpose, designed to provide food, health care, shelter and education for the children in greatest need in 100 developing countries around the globe. The performers involved donated a copyright or the royalties from a song to benefit UNICEF, hoping to further the organization's vital work while inspiring others to do the same. The MUSIC FOR UNICEF Concert was televised internationally, beamed out to some 70 countries.

Thanks to Michael Bechennec for the screen grabs.

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