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The Beatles and Bob Dylan donate songs to Philippines benefit album

The Beatles and Bob Dylan donate songs to Philippines benefit album

Tracks from The Beatles, Beyonce, Eminem, Bob Dylan and Muse are among those featured on a new charity album in aid of those affected by Supertyphoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Songs For The Philippines, which is 39 tracks long and available to buy now on iTunes also features contributions from musicians as diverse as U2, Madonna, One Direction and Lily Allen.

Proceeds from the album will go to the Philippine Red Cross, while money gained from the iTunes ‘First Stream’ service will also go to help relief efforts in the country.

The full tracklisting of Songs For The Philippines is as follows:

The Beatles, "Across the Universe"
Bob Dylan, "Shelter From the Storm"
Michael Bublé, "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You"
U2, "In a Little While"
Bruno Mars, "Count on Me"
Beyoncé, "I Was Here"
Eminem, "Stan" (Live From BBC Radio 1)
Cher, "Sirens"
Adele, "Make You Feel My Love"
Katy Perry, "Unconditionally (Johnson Somerset Remix)"
One Direction, "Best Song Ever"
Fun., "Carry On"
Lady Gaga, "Born This Way (The Country Road Version)"
Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"
Justin Bieber, "I Would"
Alicia Keys, "New Day"
Imagine Dragons, "30 Lives"
Madonna, "Like a Prayer"
Pink, "Sober"
Kylie Minogue, "I Believe in You"
Enrique Iglesias, "Hero"
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Factory of Faith"
Linkin Park, "Roads Untraveled"
Kings of Leon, "Use Somebody"
Muse, "Explorers"
Lorde, "The Love Club"
Josh Groban, "Brave"
Kelly Clarkson, "Stronger"
Paolo Nutini, "Simple Things"
Ellie Goulding, "I Know You Care"
James Blunt, "Carry You Home"
Pitbull featuring Christina Aguilera, "Feel This Moment"
Earth, Wind & Fire, "Sign On"
Apl.De.App featuring Damian Leroy, "Going Out"
Sara Bareilles, "Brave"
Jessica Sanchez, "Lead Me Home"
Lily Allen, "Smile"
The Fray, "Love Don't Die"
The Beatles, "Let It Be"

Other musicians have also recently come forward to lend their help to the ravaged country. David Byrne held a benefit concert with the cast of his musical Here Lies Love, about the life of the Philippines’ former first lady Imelda Marcos. Journey, meanwhile, donated $350,000 to the United Nations Food Programme to help those affected.

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