Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Mon, 03/22/2010 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Don't miss this collection of 10 unique performances culled from a 24-year span of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live, airing Monday, March 22 at 8 p.m., showcases the biggest names in rock, as they perform in intimate settings and jam in combinations not seen anywhere else. The program features exclusive anything-goes induction speeches by rock royalty, along with rare behind-the-scenes footage. The multi-talented Paul Shaffer, who serves as the music director for the annual ceremony as well as “The Late Show with David Letterman,” hosts this presentation.
During the broadcast viewers will have a chance to enter in a drawing to win a trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live boasts 10 thrilling performances, including:
• A jaw-dropping version of the Beatles “I Saw Her Standing There” with George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, John Fogerty, Mick Jagger and Billy Joel.
• An all-star tribute to George Harrison with Tom Petty, Steve Winwood and Jeff Lynne performing “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” with Harrison’s son Dhani Harrison, culminating in an electrifying guitar solo by Prince.
• “Handle With Care” with Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood and Dhani Harrison.
• “Black Magic Woman” with Carlos Santana and Peter Green.
• “Running on Empty” with Jackson Browne.
• “For What It’s Worth” (tribute to Buffalo Springfield) with Crosby, Stills & Nash and Tom Petty.
• “The Promised Land” by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band.
• “Teach Your Children” by Crosby, Stills & Nash with James Taylor and Emmylou Harris.
• “Green River” with John Fogerty, Robbie Robertson, Don Was and Bruce Springsteen.
• An emotional finale of “Let It Be” featuring Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Robbie Robertson, Dion, Billy Joel and others.
Additionally, an expanded DVD version of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live, (with five additional performances and 60 minutes of bonus features) will be made available to viewers during the broadcast. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live, DVD bonus performances include the Doors playing “Light My Fire” with Eddie Vedder; “Oh, Pretty Woman” with Roy Orbison and Bruce Springsteen; and the Jefferson Airplane performing “Volunteers.” The bonus features include rare rehearsal footage plus emotional induction ceremonies, including Paul McCartney’s induction of John Lennon and Pete Townshend’s induction of the Rolling Stones