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Bruce Springsteen's Classics Raised $100,000

April 07, 2007 04:53:08 GMT

Marking himself as a legend, Bruce Springsteen appeared in a charity show that featured artists singing his classics.


Bruce Springsteen received a standing ovation in the event dubbed "Celebrating the Music of Bruce Springsteen". He made a surprise appearance in the end of the show by singing "Rosalita" that immediately invited roars from the audience. They leaped from their seats and continued to cheer on him for the last 30 minutes.

Held on April 5 in Carnegie Hall, the event presented Bruce performing 3 songs, two of which are played acoustically. The rock and roll legend said in the middle of the show "The good news is...I'm not dead yet!" and then he made a tribute to blues singer Odetta who sang his classic "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)" earlier.

The event was conducted in benefit of Music for Youth that raised $100,000 in the end of the day. Thanks to the list of performers such as Jewel Kilcher, North Mississippi Allstars, Babyface, M. Ward, The Bacon Brothers, Pete Yorn, Patti Smith and many more.

© AceShowbiz.com




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