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This day 40 years ago, Peter embarked on a solo career with the release of his debut eponymous album, now widely known as PG1, or 'Car'. How many of you remember making that trip to the local record store? #PG1at40
Peter Gabriel
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Last year Peter gave permission for his song 'Don’t Give Up' to be used in a promotional film for a book of photographs which raised money to fight poaching on the ground in various projects in Africa.
The same team - headed by conservationist and wildlife photographer Margot Raggett - are now behind a similar project to raise much needed funds in the protection of rhinos. You can read more...
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Peter has added his signature, alongside 350+ social entrepreneurs, to an open letter to the President of the United States, denouncing the travel ban on immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
Read the letter opposing the #MuslimBan on the WITNESS website:

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WITNESS and Peter Gabriel Sign Open Letter from Social Entrepreneurs to President Trump - WITNESS
‘Not For Public Broadcast’ by Heaven 17 (Official) is available now as the February release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound. The release is a work-in-progress preview of music from the band's new album. Find out more:
Have a listen to this brand new song by Angélique Kidjo, who has recorded and performed with Peter over the years. 'Dombolo' is the opening track of the forthcoming album by Les Amazones d'Afrique, an all-female collective of west African musicians, campaigning for gender equality.
Today, Peter's birthday, seems as good a time as any to share this Apple Music playlist, 'Peter's Choice'. The playlist features some highlights from his solo career. Enjoy... and Happy Birthday Peter! Listen to the playlist here: [ Link ]
It was announced in Amsterdam this week that WITNESS will join indigenous groups and ten other organisations to combat deforestation in the Amazon.
WITNESS’ role in the campaign will in be training indigenous and local communities to document violations of land rights and deforestation with video to be potentially used as evidence.
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All Eyes on the Amazon -
One week to go until the start of WOMAD CHILE. Entrada Liberada!
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Many congratulations to Real World Records artists 9Bach and The Gloaming for their nominations for Best Group at the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
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#tbt On this day 30 years ago, 'Sledgehammer' won Best Video at the BRIT Awards.
‘Wandering Heart’ by Brooke Sharkey​ is available now as the January release on Bowers & Wilkins​ Society of Sound. Her songs challenge the boundaries of love; tell stories of personal encounters and reflect on the places the last two years have taken her both physically and emotionally.

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Very interesting RTÉ Radio 1 documentary on The Blue Nile here. Recommended listening:
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In Search Of The Blue Nile
Very sad to learn of George’s death and the premature loss of another very talented musician.

I had got to know him a little through my brother-in-law, Niall Flynn, who has been a musical collaborator of George’s for twenty-five years. He was always kind and generous.

It is particularly sad when he had made the decision to turn his life around and was making good progress.

He will be much...
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Full length version of the We Are Not Afraid Campaign video, directed by acclaimed photographer Bob Gruen.
The campaign's aim is to raise funds for victims of religious and political violence around the world and the song can be purchased here --> [ Link ]

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We Are Not Afraid - Long Form Video by Bob Gruen

The WE ARE NOT AFRAID campaign has been established in response to the global refugee crisis and victims of religious and political violence. Please support ...

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