Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD
Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will includeFour songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include the Who's performance of "Behind Blue Eyes," Elton John's "I Want Love," John's teaming with Billy Joel on "Your Song," and the first rendition of "Freedom" performed by Paul McCartney.
The CD release of the concert featured the McCartney-led all-star event finale version of "Freedom," as well as his performances of "I'm Down," "Yesterday," and "Let It Be." That Columbia release debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 three weeks ago.
The inclusion of "Behind Blue Eyes" on the DVD ups the Who's contribution to four tracks, joining "Who Are You," "Baba O'Riley," and "Won't Get Fooled Again." John and Joel's DVD-only entries join the former's previously released performance of "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters" and the latter's "Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)" and "New York State Of Mind."
The DVD also includes the eight short films that were created specifically for the event. Among the films are director Martin Scorsese's "The Neighborhood," actor/director Ed Burns' "Lovely Day," actor/director Spike Lee's "Come Rain or Come Shine," actor/director/comedian Woody Allen's "Sounds From the Town I Love," actor/comedian Jerry Seinfeld's "The Greatest City on Earth," and actor/director Kevin Smith's "Why I Love New #%!&@ York."
Produced by VH1, Cablevision, Miramax and AOL, and broadcast live in its entirety on VH1, the Concert for New York City took place took place Oct. 20 at Madison Square Garden and benefited the Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid New Yorkers victimized by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Columbia parent Sony Music's proceeds from both the CD and the DVD also benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund.
Here is the full track listing for "The Concert for New York City" DVD:
David Bowie, "America"
David Bowie, "Heroes"
Senator Tom Daschle
Billy Crystal and Al Quinones FDNY
Bon Jovi, "Livin' on a Prayer"
Bon Jovi, "Wanted Dead or Alive"
Bon Jovi, "It's My Life"
Jay-Z, "Izzo (H.O.V.A)"
Billy Crystal with Matt Long FDNY
Goo Goo Dolls, "American Girl"
Susan Sarandon and Everald Taylor NYPD
Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert DeNiro
Martin Scorsese, "The Neighborhood" (Short Film)
Billy Joel, "Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)"
Billy Joel, "New York State of Mind"
Will Farrell, "W"
Destiny's Child, "Emotion"
Destiny's Child, "Gospel Medley"
Harrison Ford and Michael Gerbasi NYPD
Eric Clapton (featuring Buddy Guy), "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man"
Ed Burns, "Lovely Day" (Short Film)
Adam Sandler, "Operaman"
Meg Ryan and Stackpole family
Backstreet Boys, "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"
Melissa Etheridge, "Come to My Window"
Melissa Etheridge, "Born To Run"
Spike Lee, "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Short Film)
John Cusack and "Heroes"
The Who, "Who Are You"
The Who, "Baba O'Riley"
The Who, "Behind Blue Eyes"
The Who, "Won't Get Fooled Again"
Governor George Pataki
Woody Allen "Sounds From the Town I Love" (short film)
Mike Myers with Eric Rodriguez FDNY
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "Salt of the Earth"
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "Miss You"
"I'm A New Yorker" (short film)
Julia Stiles and Mark Grillo NYPD
Senator Hillary Clinton
Jerry Seinfeld "The Greatest City on Earth" (short film)
James Taylor, "Fire and Rain"
James Taylor, "Up on the Roof"
Michael J. Fox and Mike Moran FDNY
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Jimmy Fallon, "80's Medley"
Jon Bon Jovi
Kevin Smith "Why I Love New #%!&@ York" (short film)
John Mellencamp, "Peaceful World"
John Mellencamp (featuring Kid Rock), "Pink Houses"
Hilary Swank and Earl Holland NYPD-EMT
Five For Fighting, "Superman (It's Not Easy)"
Natalie Portman with Sal D'Agostino FDNY
Elton John, "I Want Love"
Elton John, "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
Elton John and Billy Joel, "Your Song"
Ric Burns, "New York: A Documentary Film" excerpt (short film)
Paul McCartney, "I'm Down"
Paul McCartney, "Yesterday"
Paul McCartney, "Freedom"
Paul McCartney, "Let It Be"
Paul McCartney, "Freedom (finale)"