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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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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Концерт для города Нью-Йорка See more »

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VH1 Television See more »
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(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Edited from Come Rain or Come Shine (2001) See more »

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Historical concert when the world changed forever!
2 April 2016 | by dvisker-08212See all my reviews

I remember watching this when it was broadcast live, and was fortunate to get a copy of this on DVD not soon after 9/11. I get this out about once a year and watch it in its entirety. Not just a stellar lineup of some of the finest musicians of the time, but most importantly a tribute to the fallen of that horrible day, and those that survived. The firemen, police and all first responders, and just normal everyday folks, who so selflessly put their lives on the line amidst the chaos and horror. You can't help but watch this and feel absolute pride and hope in the human spirit when it is so displayed in humility and grace, and love for one another. Highly recommend obtaining a copy of this if you can find one. In light of all the truths (and untruths) that we have learned of since that horrible day 9/11, the message is still clear and timeless....we must NEVER forget. This concert is important to watch and re-watch as a reminder of that. Jim Carrey has a speech in here that is wonderful. The Who tear down the joint. David Bowie intro will bring you to tears. It was an incredible event.


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