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This day in Willie Nelson History: Irvin Berlin 100th Birthday Celebration (5/11/88)

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

On May 11, 1988, Willie Nelson performed at the celebration of Irving Berlin’s 100th Birthday. The two-hour event was taped at Carnegie Hall in New York, and featured celebrities from all forms of American entertainment and the performing arts in a tribute to America’s legendary songwriter.

Beatrice Arthur
Tony Bennett
Leonard Bernstein
Barry Bostwick
Nell Carter
Ray Charles
Rosemary Clooney
Natalie Cole
Walter Cronkite
Billy Eckstine
Michael Feinstein
Morton Gould
Marilyn Horne
Madeline Kahn
Garrison Keillor
Shirley MacLain
Maureen McGovern
Willie Nelson
Jerry Orbach
Mary Ann Plunkett
Diane Schurr
Frank Sinatra
Isaac Stern
Tommy Tune
Joe Williams
U. S. Army Chorus
Boy and Girl Scouts