What a magical moment last night here in manhattan. Rock 'n' roll royalty. Bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi, mall McCartney, the rolling stones. Just a few that got together to raise money for... See More
What a magical moment last night here in manhattan. Rock 'n' roll royalty. Bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi, mall McCartney, the rolling stones. Just a few that got together to raise money for hurricane sandy. That is just the beginning. This is a hall of fame turnout. And the who. And chris martin from coldplay. The musicians themselves were buzzing about the talent assembled. Rock 'n' roll greats from across the pond. And homegrown talent, as well. ♪ My city of ruin come on, rise up ♪ Reporter: It began fittingly, with bruce springsteen, singing once again about loss, longing and hope, along jersey's battered shore. ♪ New york concrete jungle where dreams are made of ♪ Reporter: More than five hours later, it ended with alicia keys, and a stage full of first responders. In a night that combined music of the east. And west. And kanye. ♪ We made it through the hurricane ♪ ♪ live and let die ♪ Reporter: At 1:00 a.M., 70-YEAR-OLD SIR paul McCartney was tearing it up. Once as the new left-handed frontman, the surviving members of nirvana. Rock royalty was in the house. ♪ You got me rockin' ♪ ♪ you can run you can run ♪ ♪ I used to rule the world ♪ Reporter: Chris martin of coldplay, charmed with a solo "viva la vida." And billy joel serenaded long island. ♪ Momma, if that's moving up then I'm moving out ♪ Reporter: The concert seemed to earn the note of triumph. The once-in-a-blue-moon bruce/bon jovi duet that provided. ♪ Baby, we were born to run ♪ Reporter: The concert has earned some $35 million before the first note was played. Countless millions sure to come in later. Great music for a great cause.
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