Hands Across America (1986)
Like “Live Aid,” “Hands Across America” was a group effort to raise money to fight hunger and homelessness. The gimmick was that America would join hands from one coast to the other on May 25, 1986. A single and music video by the group “Voices of America” (EMI/America Records) promoted the event. Many celebrities had cameos in the video, lip-synching to the song. Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Kathleen Turner, Robin Williams, and C-3PO made appearances. Barbra lip-synched, looking gorgeous in a white turtleneck. The whole video was ... very 80’s!
(FYI, in the video above, Streisand appears at -2:12.)
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