Lot 37: Steven Perry Signed Contract With CBS Records From The USA for Africa's "We Are the World" April 18th, 1985 W/COA
October 22, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Steven Perry Signed Contract With CBS Records From The USA for Africa's "We Are the World" April 18th, 1985 W/COA - This wonderful piece is a four page, signed contract between Steven Perry and his record company, CBS Records. The contract is regarding the recording done on January 28, 1985 for the song "We Are the World", recorded for the United Support of Artists For Africa. There were 46 vocalists who showed up to record the song, including Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, and Diana Ross, to raise money to help alleviate a famine in Ethiopia. The song raised more than $75 million for famine relief, and still earns money today. Steven Perry (born Jan. 22, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from 1977-1987, and again from 1995-1998. Perry also had a successful solo career between the mid-1980s to mid-1990s. The contract is in excellent condition, and has been stored in a plastic sleeve. The contract comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.