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Stars unite for Sandy relief on 12-12-12 (PHOTOS)

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Roger Daltrey (L) and Pete Townshend of The Who perform at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

Credit:

Larry Busacca

Organizers for 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief seemed to pull out all the stops on Wednesday night, inviting rock 'n' roll royalty to perform at Madison Square Garden.

Among the noted performers were Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel, all with local roots, and British legends including Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, and Coldplay's Chris Martin, The New York Times reported.

"This has got to be the largest collection of old English musicians ever assembled in Madison Square Garden," joked Mick Jagger. "If it rains in London, you’ve got to come and help us."

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    Bruce Springsteen (L) and Steven Van Zandt (R) perform during "12-12-12 ~ The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

    Credit:

    DON EMMERT

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    Musicians Bruce Springsteen (L) and Jon Bon Jovi and Max Weinberg perform at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Adam Sandler performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Eric Clapton performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Actress Kristen Stewart speaks onstage at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Richie Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi perform at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Comedian Jon Stewart performs during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

    Credit:

    DON EMMERT

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    Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

    Credit:

    DON EMMERT

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    Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Roger Waters performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    P. Diddy (L) performs during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

    Credit:

    DON EMMERT

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    Roger Daltrey of The Who performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Bobby Moynihan, Seth Meyers speak onstage at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Chris Martin performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Governor Christopher J. Christie attends the "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Billy Joel performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Comedian Chris Rock performs during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

    Credit:

    DON EMMERT

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    Roger Daltrey (L) and Pete Townshend of The Who perform at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca

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    Paul McCartney performs on stage during "12-12-12 ~ The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

    Credit:

    DON EMMERT

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    Krist Novoselic, Sir Paul McCartney, and Dave Grohl perform at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

    Credit:

    Larry Busacca