Sun City record presented to the United Nations

Sun City record presented to the United Nations

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by UN Photo by M. Grant
New York, New York, United States
October 30, 1985
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
United Nations
Language: English
Artists United against Apartheid presented to Chairman of the Special Committee Against Apartheid the first pressing of the "Sun-City" record. More than 50 artists, representing rock, jazz, reggae, Latin and African music, including Bruce Springsteen, Miles Davis and others, joined together to record the song which protests against apartheid. Iqbal Akhund (far right), Assistant Secretary-General of the Centre Against Apartheid, speaking on behalf of the U.N. Secretary-General during the presentation ceremony at United Nations Headquarters. Also shown are (l to r) Steven Van Zandt (Little Steven), one of the artists who recorded "Sun City," and Serge Elie Charles, Vice-Chairman of the Special Committee Against Apartheid.