The Deacon's Bench

The Deacon's Bench

“Let’s drink to the hard-working people…”

For Labor Day weekend: a classic performance of a great anthem. Keith Richards and Mick Jagger, at the Concert for New York in 2001. Days after the attacks of 9/11, some of the biggest names in music gathered for this incredible event, raising money for the families of firefighters, rescue workers and cops. Thousands of them were in the audience. This was for them.

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posted September 3, 2010 at 12:43 pm

It’s times like this when John Lennon is sorely missed.

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posted September 3, 2010 at 3:38 pm

Frankly, I can’t “Imagine” any occasion when John Lennon might be sorely missed.

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posted September 3, 2010 at 8:27 pm

All you need is love Xenophon. Letterman’s (Paul Shaffer’s) band sounds great on this.

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