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[11/19/09 - 09:41 AM]
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert, a Four-Hour Event Featuring Music's Biggest Stars, Debuts NoV. 29, Exclusively on Hbo
Jeff Beck Band, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Aretha Franklin, Metallica, Paul Simon/Simon & Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, U2 and Stevie Wonder are among the featured performers.

[via press release from HBO]

THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERT, A FOUR-HOUR EVENT FEATURING MUSIC'S BIGGEST STARS, DEBUTS NOV. 29, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

Performers Include Jeff Beck Band, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Aretha Franklin, Metallica, Paul Simon/Simon & Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, U2 And Stevie Wonder

The unique four-hour music event THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERT debuts Thanksgiving weekend on SUNDAY, NOV. 29 (8:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Featuring performances from two groundbreaking concerts held Oct. 29 and 30 at Madison Square Garden, the special is anchored by iconic musicians that include Jeff Beck Band, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Aretha Franklin, Metallica, Paul Simon/Simon & Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, U2 and Stevie Wonder.

Other HBO playdates: Dec. 16 (2:15 a.m.), 20 (11:30 a.m.), 24 (10:15 p.m.) and 28 (midnight)

HBO2 playdates: Nov. 30 (9:00 p.m.) and Dec. 5 (12:35 a.m.), 18 (10:00 p.m.) and 30 (2:00 p.m.)

THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERT will also be presented in two parts of two hours apiece.

HBO playdates for Part 1: Dec. 3 (9:00 p.m.), 8 (2:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m.) and 12 (6:00 p.m.)

HBO playdates for Part 2: Dec. 4 (9:00 p.m.), 9 (2:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m.) and 13 (6:00 p.m.)

HBO2 playdate for Part 1: Dec. 22 (12:30 p.m.)

HBO2 playdate for Part 2: Dec. 23 (12:30 p.m.)

The live concerts celebrated the 25th anniversary of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The two nights featured different lineups, with artists performing their own songs and the music that inspired them - tracing the history of genres ranging from soul to hard rock.

Each of the artists overseeing a different segment of the concerts was joined by special guests to create unique performances. Guests included Black Eyed Peas, Jackson Browne, Ray Davies, Dion, John Fogerty, Billy Gibbons, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Billy Joel, B.B. King, John Legend, Annie Lennox, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Darlene Love, Sam Moore, Tom Morello, Ozzy Osbourne, Bonnie Raitt, Lou Reed, Smokey Robinson, Patti Smith, Sting and James Taylor.

The lineup for the HBO special THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERT features:

Jerry Lee Lewis: "Great Balls of Fire"

Crosby, Stills & Nash segment:
"Woodstock" - Crosby, Stills & Nash
"Almost Cut My Hair" - Crosby, Stills & Nash
"Love Has No Pride" - Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bonnie Raitt
"The Pretender" - Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jackson Browne
"Love the One You're With" - Stephen Stills, James Taylor

Stevie Wonder segment:
"For Once in My Life" - Stevie Wonder
"The Tracks of My Tears" - Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson
"The Way You Make Me Feel" - Stevie Wonder, John Legend
"The Thrill Is Gone" - Stevie Wonder, B.B. King
"Higher Ground/"Roxanne" - Stevie Wonder, Sting
"Superstition" - Stevie Wonder, Jeff Beck

Paul Simon/Simon & Garfunkel segment:
"You Can Call Me Al" - Paul Simon
"Here Comes the Sun" - Paul Simon, David Crosby, Graham Nash
"The Wanderer" - Dion, Paul Simon
"Two People in the World" - Little Anthony & the Imperials
"The Sounds of Silence" - Simon & Garfunkel
"The Boxer" - Simon & Garfunkel
"Bridge Over Troubled Water" - Simon & Garfunkel

Aretha Franklin segment:
"Baby I Love You" - Aretha Franklin
"Don't Play That Song (You Lied)" - Aretha Franklin
"Chain of Fools" - Aretha Franklin, Annie Lennox

Metallica segment:
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" - Metallica
"Sweet Jane" - Metallica, Lou Reed
"Iron Man"/"Paranoid" - Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne
"All Day and All of the Night" - Metallica, Ray Davies
"Enter Sandman" - Metallica

U2 segment:
"Vertigo" - U2
"Magnificent" - U2
"Because the Night" - U2, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen
"I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" - U2, Bruce Springsteen
"Gimme Shelter" - U2, Mick Jagger, Black Eyed Peas
"Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of" - U2, Mick Jagger
"Beautiful Day" - U2

Jeff Beck Band segment:
"People Get Ready" - Jeff Beck Band, Sting
"Let Me Love You" - Jeff Beck Band, Buddy Guy
"Rice Pudding"/"Foxy Lady" - Jeff Beck Band, Billy Gibbons
"A Day in the Life" - Jeff Beck Band

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band segment:
"Hold On I'm Coming"/"Soul Man" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Sam Moore
"Ghost of Tom Joad" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Tom Morello
"Fortunate Son" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, John Fogerty
"Pretty Woman" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, John Fogerty
"Jungleland" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
"A Fine Fine Boy" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Darlene Love
"New York State of Mind" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Billy Joel
"Born to Run" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Billy Joel
"Higher and Higher" - Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, John Fogerty, Billy Joel, Darlene Love, Sam Moore, Tom Morello

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation was established 25 years ago by legendary record executive Ahmet Ertegun and a group of music business executives to honor the artists that have defined rock and roll and have inspired and continue to inspire a generation. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is the nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission both through its operation of a world-class museum designed by I.M. Pei in Cleveland, Ohio that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as educational programs.

The executive producer of THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERT is Jann Wenner; executive producers for Playtone, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman; directed and produced by Joel Gallen; executive producer, Joel Peresman; special advisor, Robbie Robertson; creative consultant, Cameron Crowe.





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