25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts

The 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts

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On October 29th and 30th, 2009, rock 'n' roll royalty held court at Madison Square Garden for what have been called "the best concerts ever," where "rock 'n' roll history was made." In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, the concerts in New York City featured a who's who of rock from the 1950s to the ‘90s, including artists

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On October 29th and 30th, 2009, rock 'n' roll royalty held court at Madison Square Garden for what have been called "the best concerts ever," where "rock 'n' roll history was made." In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, the concerts in New York City featured a who's who of rock from the 1950s to the ‘90s, including artists performing together in unique combinations that will most likely never be seen again. This home release of the acclaimed HBO special features all 51 performances from the TV special, plus 16 performances not seen in that premium cablecast, all in a 3-DVD set. Highlights from the concerts include: Mick Jagger and Fergie in a blistering version of the Stones' classic "Gimme Shelter," with U2 as the backing band; Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel's rollicking "Born to Run" duet; Sting and Jeff Beck joining Curtis Mayfield for his classic "People Get Ready"; Paul Simon, David Crosby, and Graham Nash joining together for a spine-tingling "Here Comes the Sun"; Ozzy Osbourne fronting Metallica on the Black Sabbath classics "Iron Man" and "Paranoid"; and John Fogerty and Bruce Springsteen sharing vocals on Roy Orbison's "Pretty Woman." Additional highlights include performances by Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Simon & Garfunkel, Dion, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, John Legend, Annie Lennox, Smokey Robinson, B.B. King, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Jackson Browne, and others.For two October nights in 2009, some of the world's most revered rock bands came together to perform a pair of concerts to celebrate the silver anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This documentary captures those two shows in full including sets from {Stevie Wonder, U2, Metallica, and Bruce Springsteen among many others.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/02/2010
UPC:
0610583406290
Original Release:
2010
Rating:
NR
Source:
Time Life Records
Time:
5:20:00
Sales rank:
14,190

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
B.B. King Actor
Sting Actor
Jeff Beck Actor
David Crosby Actor
Graham Nash Actor
Dion di Mucci Actor
Simon & Garfunkel Actor
Aretha Franklin Actor
Annie Lennox Actor
Metallica Actor
Lou Reed Actor
Ozzy Osbourne Actor
Ray Davies Actor
Bruce Springsteen Actor
Patti Smith Actor
Roy Bittan Actor
Mick Jagger Actor
Fergie Actor
will.i.am Actor
Buddy Guy Actor
Billy Gibbons Actor
Sam Moore Actor
Tom Morello Actor
John Fogerty Actor
Darlene Love Actor
Billy Joel Actor
Jackson Browne Actor
Stevie Wonder Actor
Paul Simon Actor
U2 Actor

Technical Credits
Cameron Crowe Consultant/advisor
Joel Gallen Executive Producer
Gary Goetzman Executive Producer
Tom Hanks Executive Producer
Rob Light Consultant/advisor
Joel Peresman Executive Producer
Robbie Robertson Consultant/advisor
Jann Wenner Executive Producer

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