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Vince Gill Sings for Rainforest Fund at Carnegie Hall

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Vince Gill was among the stars who gathered at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium in New York for the Revlon Concert for the Rainforest on Tuesday (April 3). The country crooner-guitarist performed renditions of Don Gibson‘s classic ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’ and Roy Orbison‘s ‘Oh, Pretty Woman’ and was joined by actress/singer Rita Wilson (Mrs. Tom Hanks) on the Everly Brothers classic ‘All I Have to Do Is Dream.’

Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Rosanne Cash, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Hudson, Esperanza Spalding and opera singer Bryn Terfel also participated in the event, titled ‘Songs of the Silver Screen,’ which featured former president Bill Clinton as a special guest. A performance of the Rolling Stones‘ ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ featured the entire cast as an encore.

The event, which also saw Sting, Meryl Streep and James Taylor dressing up as characters from ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ and Elton John performing as hunky actor Channing Tatum performed a bump-and-grind dance routine, is organized annually by Trudie Styler, Sting’s wife, and benefits the Rainforest Fund. The Rainforest Foundation International was founded by the couple in 1989.

Vince, whose current album is ‘Guitar Slinger,’ will next be heard on ‘Faithless Love,’ a track on Rita Wilson’s album, ‘AM/FM,’ which is due out May 8.

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