12 FACTS ABOUT 12/12/12

Tune into MSG on Friday, Jan. 1 at 11:30 PM for an in-depth look at the 12-12-12 concert that raised money and awareness for the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Here’s a closer look at a dozen cool moments from the monumental concert:

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The event was organized by James Dolan, (Executive Chairman of the Madison Square Garden Company), John Sykes (President of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises) and Harvey Weinstein (Co-Chairmen of The Weinstein Company)

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band kicked off the benefit concert with “Land of Hope and Dreams”

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John Bon Jovi joined Bruce Springsteen on “Born to Run” and Springsteen joined Bon Jovi on “Who Says You Can’t Go Home”

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Adam Sandler rewrote “Hallelujah” with a Hurricane Sandy play on words

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Mick Jagger’s New York City apartment was flooded with two feet of water

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The Who changed their lyric “Teenage Wasteland” to “Sandy Wasteland”

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The concert aired on 37 television stations in the United States, over 200 others worldwide, streamed on 30 websites, played on numerous radio stations and even played in movie theaters

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The concert helped the Robin Hood Relief Fund to distribute $75 million to the victims of Hurricane Sandy

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Richie Sambora’s mother’s house was damaged from the storm

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Paul McCartney performed with Nirvana singing “Cut Me Some Slack”

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A Middle Eastern sheikh told Harvey Weinstein that he would donate $500,000 in cash if he could get the opportunity to talk to actress Kristen Stewart for 30 minutes

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The fundraiser started at 7:30 PM and ended close to 1:30 AM