March 23, 2018 / 4:55 AM

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Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay in NJ for ‘Johnny B. Goode’ Cover


British rock band Coldplay treated concert goers in New Jersey on Sunday night to an unforgettable performance by playing a cover of Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" with actor Michael J. Fox. The collaboration is certainly a once-in-a-lifetime treat for the audience members, especially for fans of the film Back to the Future.

Aside from "Johnny B. Goode," the band also performed the Penguins' "Earth Angel" with Fox, which were the two songs featured in the 1985 film Back to the Future. In the film, Fox who plays the character Marty McFly, travels back to 1955 and ends up in the Enchantment Under the Sea dance of his future parents' school, according to Mashable.

During the school event, McFly plays "Earth Angel" and "Johnny B. Good" with the fictional band Marvin Berry and The Starlighters.

Last Sunday at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, Fox got to relive his movie experience after he was invited by Coldplay's vocalist Chris Martin to join the band onstage to perform the two songs.

In a video taken from the event, Martin's son Moses appears on a big screen and asks his dad's band to perform the songs from their favorite movie. Then halfway through "Earth Angel," Martin introduces Fox, who comes up on stage and receives a guitar of his own, Rolling Stone reported.

He plays through the Penguins' song before kicking off "Johnny B. Goode" with its iconic intro. A video shot from a different angle shows Fox really getting into the grove of the track. In the clip, he can also be seen singing some of the lines from Berry's 1958 hit.

After the event, Fox tweeted about his experience and thanked Coldplay for giving him the opportunity to play with them.

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