Saturday 22 October 2016

Published 21/02/2016 | 23:49

Boomtown Rats frontman and Live Aid getter-together Geldof (64) has made far, far more from his business interests than he ever did from music. Last year he recalled that in 1978 the Boomtown Rats turned down a $100,000 cheque to perform at a company event in California, proposed by a young tech entrepreneur called Steve Jobs. "It was a lot of money and they were being hip and cool." But Geldof said the punk band told Apple: "We don't do corporates."


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