2005
CANADA NEWS

Neil Young heads all-star Live 8 finale in Barrie

from CBC.ca archives | Sat, 2 Jul 2005

Rock legend Neil Young led an all-star jam of his hit Rockin' in the Free World as Canada's Live 8 concert drew to a close in front of tens of thousands of fans in Barrie, Ont. Saturday night.

Young was joined on stage by many of the show's performers, including Gordon Lightfoot, Gord Downie, Blue Rodeo, Bruce Cockburn and the Barenaked Ladies.

The musicians followed the rousing version of the song with an impromptu version of O Canada, before exiting the stage.

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Members of the Barenaked Ladies and Blue Rodeo in Live 8 finale in Barrie, Ont. (CBC.ca image)

Members of the Barenaked Ladies and Blue Rodeo in Live 8 finale in Barrie, Ont. (CBC.ca image)