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Last Updated: Wednesday, 21 September 2005, 10:38 GMT 11:38 UK
In pictures: Concert for Katrina

Elton John at New York's Madison Square Gardens

Singer Elton John joined big-name stars from music and entertainment for the New York concert dubbed "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy".

Cyndi Lauper takes off her shoes to dance while performing in New York.

The concert at Madison Square Gardens, featuring Cyndi Lauper, was run simultaneously with another at Radio City Music Hall.

Grammy-award-winning John Mayer and UK soul singer Joss Stone.

British soul sensation Joss Stone teamed up with singer-songwriter John Mayer to sing for the benefit of hurricane victims.

Art Garfunkel (left) and Paul Simon perform some of their hits of the 1960s and 1970s.

While a reunion performance at the venue by veteran stars Simon and Garfunkel proved popular.

Musicians Lenny Kravitz, left, and Buckwheat Zydeco pair up for a performance at Madison Square Gardens.

The concert also gave the opportunity for new duets among the performers, like Lenny Kravitz and Buckwheat Zydeco.

Lost In Translation star Scarlett Johansson speaks up for hurricane victims.

Leading film stars, including Scarlett Johansson and Paul Newman added their voices to the appeal for aid.




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