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Oh, Bob. What is it now?



Today marks the official beginning of the holiday season, so that must mean Bob Geldof is in the news again. The Irish rocker and former Boomtown Rat -- best known for organizing Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" and the Live Aid concerts -- received the Man for Peace award in Rome today from former Soviet bad-boy-turned-hero Mikhail Gorbachev.

Which, of course, means it's time for another Top 5 list. Since it's Thanksgiving here in the U.S., how about thanking our heroes in the music biz with...

Top 5 Rockers with a Social Conscience:
5) Sting
4) Neil Young
3) Jello Biafra
2) Bono
1) Bob Geldof

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:15pm]


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