Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi blew minds of New Jersey-ians. R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe came out of retirement. Eddie Vedder joined Roger Waters for a Pink Floyd classic. Kanye West wore a kilt – which soon got it’s own Twitter handle (and over 1,000 followers!). Jay-Z was a no-show. And, apparently, Paul McCartney has joined a new band… with the surviving members of Nirvana. It all was part of 12.12.12 The Concert For Sandy Relief benefitting the Robin Hood Foundation.
After a young fan from Sea Bright, NJ posted a video about the devastation Sandy caused in her hometown, the members of Train knew they had to help.
All proceeds from the show will go to Sandy relief efforts in the Garden State.
Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Sting, Billy Joel, Christina Aguilera To Headline “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together”
Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Sting, Billy Joel and Christina Aguilera have all signed on for a a televised benefit concert to air Friday night, which will aid victims of the recent storm that decimated the northeast. Other artists are expected to be added to the program.
Hurricane Sandy came, and, thankfully, is now gone. (And by the way, you can follow developments in the post-Sandy story at CBS New York, CBS Philadelphia and CBS Boston, and other CBS Local sites.) We hope everyone who was in the path of the storm is safe and in the process of picking up the pieces.
The east coast is hanging on through the massive weather storm that is Hurricane Sandy, and hopefully for you, the next day (or two) will just involve staying (safely) inside. If that’s the case for you (and we hope it is), here’s a a playlist to get you through the storm. And no, we didn’t forget about The Scorpions’ “Rock You Like A Hurricane,” we just thought we’d go with some less obvious choices.