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Michael J Fox performs ‘Back To The Future’ classic ‘Johnny B Goode’ in New York – video

Fox was appearing at his annual Parkinson's Disease fundraiser

Michael J Fox has reprised his classic Back To The Future performance of ‘Johnny B Goode’ at a New York fundraiser.

The actor was appearing at his annual event, ‘A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Cure Parkinson’s’, which aims to raise awareness about the disease, and money for his Michael J Fox Foundation.

Guests at the Waldorf-Astoria saw him perform the Chuck Berry rock’n’roll classic. Fox’s character Marty McFly famously played the song at the ‘Enchantment Under The Sea Dance’ at the the 1950s version of his high school, when he was trying to get his future parents together. The performance saw him inadvertently invent rock’n’roll.

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Watching in the audience were Ricky Gervais and his co-star in The Good Wife, Julianna Margulies. You can watch Fox’s performance by clicking below.

50-year-old Fox was diagnosed with the disease in 1991, and has raised money and awareness for sufferers ever since, in particular campaigning in favour of stem cell research.


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