Stone, Rich Creating Tsunami Benefit Song
Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia.Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia. The "Basic Instinct" actress and the socialite/songwriter are co-writing a single, "Come Together Now," to be sung by a collection of recording artists in the style of the 1985 song "We Are the World," which raised funds for Africa.
Aretha Franklin, Lindsay Lohan, Natalie Cole, Wyclef Jean, Peter Gabriel, Patti LaBelle, Lionel Richie, Mya, JoJo, Gavin DeGraw, Brian McKnight, Kelly Price and Paulina Rubio are among those scheduled to participate.
Stone and Rich are writing the song with the producing/songwriting duo Damon Sharpe and Mark Feist, who have written hits for Jennifer Lopez and Destiny's Child.
Rich wrote Mandy Moore's hit "Candy" and the Grammy-nominated "Don't Waste Your Time," recorded by Aretha Franklin. She and Stone plan to establish a foundation for tsunami victims.
At least one other single is in the works to aid the tsunami victims. Sharon Osbourne, wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne, has gathered Elton John, Rod Stewart, Gwen Stefani and others for a cover of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven."
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