Released! The Human Rights Concerts – 1986: A Conspiracy Of Hope  (Shout! Factory)
by Various Artists

FOR FANS OF: U2, The Police, The Neville Brothers
Rating: 4 Stars

The most famed Amnesty International benefit concert of all time finally hits digital retailers in its entirety after being sought after for ages. That means no less than 64 songs (wow!), including a half dozen from a hungry U2, another six from the red-hot reunited Police, plus countless other key stars of the day (such as Aaron Neville and Joan Baez teaming for a heart-melting rendition of “Amazing Grace”).
– Andy Argyrakis

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Contributing Editor

Andy Argyrakis is a Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer who appears in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Entertainer, Daily Journal, Concert Livewire, Hear/Say Magazine and Image Chicago (to name a few). Additional photo credits include Fuse TV, Live Nation, Nikon, Pollstar, Celebrity Access, Paste Magazine, and He’s also the author/narrator of "Access Matthews" (an audio CD tracing the career of Dave Matthews Band) and spends considerable time on tour, including outings with Arlo Guthrie, The Guess Who, Madina Lake (on Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution) and Gospel Music Channel’s "Gospel Dream" (where he served as season one judge).

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