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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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USA

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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

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

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Outstanding from start to finish
19 December 2001 | by tnothnagleSee all my reviews

From the reunion of the Who, to Billy Joel performing Miami 2017, to Adam Sandler's Opera Man, to getting to see Hillary Clinton booed off the stage -- this was an outstanding concert. It took place in Madison Square Garden, and the audience was comprised of NYPD, FDNY, POPD officers, and other rescue workers. It was absolutely inspiring to see such talented musicians expressing their appreciation for their hard work. To the best of my knowledge, the original 5 hour VH1 concert was never rebroadcast. CBS aired a truncated version the following week, but I certainly hope that if and when Viacomm releases it onto DVD, it is released in its full format.

This is a must see concert, if you can find it.


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