International Report: Live Earth Johannesburg

July 7, 2007 8:14 PM ET

The Soweto Gospel Choir, Danny K, Baaba Maal, Zola, The Parlotones, Vusi Mahlasela, Angelique Kidjo, Joss Stone, UB40.

The Soweto Gospel Choir joining Vusi Mahlasela for a poignant rendition of "River Jordan" dedicated to Mahlasela's late mother; Angelique Kidjo and Joss Stone's soulful, percussion-driven "Gimme Shelter" cover; Parlotones frontman Kahn Morbee's Alex de Large-esque eye makeup; an encore performance of Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World" featuring the Soweto Gospel Choir and the rest of the Live Earth Johannesburg players.

The ever-inappropriate Pauly Shore ("I'm in South Africa, mon!") dropping by to chat up female concertgoers and introduce Senegalese singer Baaba Maal.

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