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Sir Paul McCartney has joined the lineup of the upcoming Hillsborough charity single. The track will be released to raise money for the 96 Liverpool football fans who died in the tragic disaster at the Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield during the Fa Cup semi-final in 1989. Robbie Williams, Mel C and Rebecca Ferguson are among the artists who will also appear on the cover of 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother', under the name The Justice Collective. The song made famous by The Hollies is the bookmakers' favourite to clinch this year's Christmas number one single, as it is released on December 17. McCartney will provide vocals and play the guitar on the song, reports BBC News. Margaret Aspinall - whose 18-year-old son James died in the disaster and now chairs the Hillsborough Family Support Group - said that it was important for (more) »


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