Ozzy Osbourne, The Roots, Cat Stevens: the music at the Rally to Restore Sanity
Last week, The Roots, Jeff Tweedy and Sheryl Crow were announced as performers at Stephen Colbert and John Stewart's Rally for Sanity and/or Fear.
Turns out other major headliners joined them Saturday at the Washington Mall.
It was a day of music, politics and merchandise.
John Legend performed one the songs from "Wake Up!" his album of protest song covers with The Roots.
And Cat Stevens started to play his song "Peace Train," before being joined on stage by Ozzy Osbourne who sang his own "Crazy Train." Eventually, The O'Jays went on stage too to perform their own "Love Train." Musical puns! (Osbourne, by the way, performs at 1st Mariner Nov. 29.)
Kid Rock also performed a new ballad with Sheryl Crow, and was joined by future jailbird T.I. on video.
Below, video of Tony Bennett and the Ozzy Osbourne-Cat Stevens-O'Jays mashup. C-Span still has the entire 3-hour show online.
And Tony Bennett performs "America the Beautiful:"
|Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear|
|Tony Bennett - "America the Beautiful"|