U2, Metallica Top Second Hall Of Fame Night
November 2, 2009

After night one of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 25th anniversary concert featured star-studded collaborations like Tom Morello jamming with Bruce Springsteen and John Legend singing with Stevie Wonder, the performers of night two at Madison Square Garden were not to be outdone. After Jerry Lee Lewis got things started with "Great Balls Of Fire," Aretha Franklin took the stage and belted out hits like "A Natural Woman" and "Respect." Her set included a collaboration with Annie Lennox on "Chain Of Fools" and Lenny Kravitz, who added his voice to her classic "Think." Guitar great Jeff Beck came next, and he brought out a roll call of stars such as Sting, Buddy Guy and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top to sing with him. One highlight came when Beck and Gibbons recreated Jimi Hendrix's "Foxy Lady," according to MTV News.


Metallica

As for the headliners, Metallica brought a different sound to the evening when they pounded out Metal hits like "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "One." They also were joined by Lou Reed for "Sweet Jane" and "White Light/White Heat," and they teamed with Ozzy Osbourne to pay tribute to Black Sabbath by performing "Iron Man" and "Paranoid." In a more unexpected move, Metallica even teamed up with The Kinks' Ray Davies for a rendition of "You Really Got Me." The veteran group ended their set with "Enter Sandman."

U2 closed out the night with another parade of hits and guest stars, starting with Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith performing the song "Because The Night." Springsteen also stayed onstage to sing the U2 classic "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." Halfway through "Mysterious Ways," the Black Eyed Peas strolled into the spotlight and the song immediately morphed into their own hit, "Where Is the Love," during which Bono traded lines with Rappers Will.i.am, Taboo and Apl.de.ap. Fergie stuck around when Mick Jagger came out for a group rendition of "Gimme Shelter," and then Bono and Jagger did a duet on "Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of." Finally, U2 ended the whole 25th anniversary celebration with "Beautiful Day," bringing the night to an appropriate end.




 
Music News
Slipknot Prepares For Summer's Last Stand
ThinkSay Records Signs Recording Artist Matt White
Quick Hits: Blink-182, Faith No More, Death Cab For Cutie, U2, Jason Mraz, AWOLNATION
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
BET Honors Usher, Kanye West
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, TLC, Art Of Anarchy, Rob Zombie, Aerosmith, Rocklahoma
Meghan Trainor's Title Debuts At #1
LL Cool J Returning As Grammy Host
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David Byrne
Madonna Bares Her Rebel Heart
Quick Hits: Slipknot, Justin Bieber, NKOTB / TLC / Nelly, Mötley Crüe, "Weird Al" Yankovic
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Longtime Music Scribe Harvey Kubernik About His Latest Musical Tome
Quick Hits: Metallica, A$AP Yams, TLC, Ariana Grande
Grateful Dead Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary
Breaking News
Joe Clair Returns To WPGC For Mornings
CBS Sports Radio To Broadcast Nearly 50 Hours Of Super Bowl Coverage
In Brief - January 26, 2015
January 23, 2015
eQB NOW
Tommy Chuck Named Program Director of WIHT/Washington, D.C. & WPOC/Baltimore
iHeartRadio Surpasses 60 Million Registered Users
SFX Entertainment Names New President & COO
Third Music Industry Reunion Planned For Los Angeles
In Brief - January 23, 2015
January 22, 2015
Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo Joins WBMP/New York For Mornings
Rdio Launches In 24 New International Markets
Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
iHeartMedia Celebrates Valentine's With "iHeartRadio Ultimate Valentine's Escape"
In Brief - January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Dave Dyer Promoted to SVP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
JD Garfield Joins KWYD/Boise As APD/Morning Drive Host
iHeartRadio Country Festival Returns
Edison Research: Streaming Audio Now Bigger Than AM/FM Radio Among US Teens
In Brief - January 21, 2015
January 20, 2015
John Fleckenstein Named EVP, RCA Records
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces Two New Program Directors
Local Radio Networks, AdLarge Media Form Exclusive Partnership For 24/7 Format Radio Network
Len Berman And Todd Schnitt To Host Mornings On WOR
Scott Shapiro Named VP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Jim Daunais, Tim Walker Promoted To EVP Posts At Westwood One
Tony Waitekus Appointed OM For NRG Media's Wausau-Stevens Point Stations
FMQB NOW

Alicia Tyler, PD
WZNE/Rochester

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!