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12th April 1995 @ Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY

1. It's A Lovely Day - Elton John, James Taylor and Sting on vocals 2. Fields Of Gold - Sting (w/ James Taylor on backing vocals) 3. Your Song - Elton John solo on piano 4. Sweet Baby James - James Taylor 5. The River - Bruce Springsteen with James Taylor 6. Streets Of Philadelphia - Bruce Springsteen with Elton John 7. Baby Grand - Billy Joel 8. Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John 9. How Insensitive/ Dreamer - Sting and James Taylor

    • Speech by Trudie Styler **

10. (aria) - Jessye Norman 11. Whole World In His Hands - Jessye Norman 12. "Teacher" - Geoffrey Oryema 13. Sounds Of Silence - Paul Simon 14. Graceland - Paul Simon

    • intermission **

15. I'm Turning Into Elvis, And There's Nothing I Can Do - Bruce Springsteen 16. Viva Las Vegas - Bruce Springsteen 17. I'm All Shook Up - Sting 18. Don't Be Cruel - Billy Joel 19. Blueberry Hill - Elton John 20. Love Me Tender - James Taylor 21. It's Only Make Believe - Jon Bon Jovi 22. That's All Right (Mama) - Jon Bon Jovi 23. Guitar Man - Sting 24. The Girl Can't Help It - Elton John 25. Heartbreak Hotel - Billy Joel 26. Burning Love - Bruce Springsteen w/ Sting, James Taylor, Elton John, Billy Joel and Jon Bon Jovi on backing vocals 27. [aria from Carmen] - Jessye Norman 28. O Solo Mio/ It's Now Or Never - Jessye Norman + all of the above encores: 29. Jailhouse Rock - 1st verse: Bruce Springsteen, 2nd verse: Sting, 3rd verse: Billy Joel, 4th verse: Paul Simon, 5th verse: Jon Bon Jovi. 30. Mystery Train

The cast of this year's annual Rainforest Foundation Benefit included Sting, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, James Taylor and opera singer Jessye Norman and world music performer Geoffrey Oryema from Uganda. Special surprise guest were Billy Joel and Jon Bon Jovi. Tickets for the sold out concert and dinner costed around $1,200. Don Grolnick was listed as the show's music director, and James Taylor's band provides backup for all the musicians. The Sixth Annual Benefit Concert for the Rainforest Foundation was produced by Trudie, Vice President of the Rainforest Foundation. The theme of the show was "It's Now Or Never, A Tribute To The Music Of The 50's". The Carnegie Hall benefit raised over one million dollars. After the intermission most of the artists performed songs which were originally sung by Elvis Presley. Guests at the party included Demi Moore, Isabella Rossellini, Gary Oldmon, Claudia Schiffer and Brooke Shields.