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The Concert for New York City (2001)

This concert took place at Madison Square Garden, shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Highlights include "New York State Of Mind" by Billy Joel, "Won't Get Fooled Again" by the Who, "I Want Love" by Elton John, and "Freedom" by Paul McCartney.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Carter ... Himself - Performer (as Backstreet Boys)
Howie Dorough ... Performers (as Backstreet Boys)
Brian Littrell ... Performers (as Backstreet Boys)
A.J. McLean ... Performers (as Backstreet Boys)
Kevin Scott Richardson ... Himself (The Backstreet Boys) (as Backstreet Boys)
Jon Bon Jovi ... Performers (as Bon Jovi)
David Bowie ... Himself
Eric Clapton ... Himself
Beyoncé ... Performers (as Destiny's Child)
Kelly Rowland ... Performers (as Destiny's Child)
Michelle Williams ... Performers (as Destiny's Child)
Melissa Etheridge ... Herself - Performer
John Ondrasik ... Performer (as Five for Fighting)
Mike Malinin Mike Malinin ... Performers (as Goo Goo Dolls)
Johnny Rzeznik ... Performers (as Goo Goo Dolls)
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This concert took place at Madison Square Garden, shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Highlights include "New York State Of Mind" by Billy Joel, "Won't Get Fooled Again" by the Who, "I Want Love" by Elton John, and "Freedom" by Paul McCartney.

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One night. One place. One reason.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2001 (USA) See more »

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The Concert for New York City See more »

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VH1 Television See more »
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(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Featured in There's Only One Paul McCartney (2002) See more »

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Great
17 January 2006 | by jlaughlin05See all my reviews

I thought it was great. Sure, it was put together in some haste but overall it was very well done. In my view, The Who almost stole the show. I was moved by the way they started with the Union Jack as a backdrop and then replaced it at a dramatic moment with the Stars and Stripes (I think during Baba O'Reilly). That was followed with the US and British flags side by side, depicting the solidarity between our two nations, not just post-9/11 but really extending back in time to the musical British invasion in the sixties, and further still to WWII. The array of artists who turned out was similarly impressive. From David Bowie to Destiny's Child to Bon Jovi to Five for Fighting to Paul McCartney, it was quite a lineup. I would watch again anytime.


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