- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 3
- Run Time: 330 minutes
- Language: English
- Studio: Time Life Records
- DVD Release Date: September 28, 2010
- Genre: Concerts & Performing Arts
- Release Date: 2009
- On October 29th and 30th, 2009, rock 'n' roll royalty held court at Madison Square Garden for what have been called "the best concerts ever," where "rock 'n' roll history was made."
- Highlights from the concerts include:
- Mick Jagger and Fergie in a blistering version of the Stones' classic "Gimme Shelter," with U2 as the backing band
- Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel duet on a rollicking rendition of "Born to Run"
- Sting joins Jeff Beck for the Curtis Mayfield classic "People Get Ready"
- Paul Simon, David Crosby and Graham Nash join together for a spine-tingling "Here Comes the Sun"
- Ozzy Osbourne sings with Metallica on the Black Sabbath classics "Iron Man" and "Paranoid"
- John Fogerty and Bruce Springsteen share vocals on Roy Orbison's "Pretty Woman"
- Plus Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Simon & Garfunkel, Dion, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, John Legend,Annie Lennox, Smokey Robinson, B.B. King, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Jackson Browne and more
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, the concerts in New York City featured a who's who of rock from the ‘50s to the ‘90s and included artists performing together in unique combinations that will most likely never be seen again. Now, this critically-acclaimed and highly-rated HBO special is available on DVD for the very first time!
THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERTS features all 51 performances from the acclaimed HBO special, plus 16 performances not seen on HBO, all in a 3-DVD set.