NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett played a duet with Jon Bon Jovi at a charity event in New York.
The revered investor and the rock star played “The Glory of Love” by Billy Hill Tuesday at a private discussion of philanthropy Forbes magazine sponsored.READ MORE: Child Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Brooklyn
In a video of the performance Bon Jovi jokes that the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. CEO may replace guitarist Richie Sambora in his band.
But Buffett told the crowd of more than 100 entrepreneurs they’d know as soon as they heard the duet that it wasn’t worth repeating.READ MORE: Remembering Officer Rivera: Wake Today For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
Buffett has pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune over time, and he has been encouraging other wealthy people to give away at least half of their fortunes.
Bon Jovi runs a foundation that helps people struggling with poverty and homelessness.
Buffett raised the hackles of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie back in February for continuing to call on higher taxes for the wealthy.
“Cut a check and shut up, that’s what I say, okay?” Christie said in February. “I’m tired of hearing about it. He wants to pay more taxes, pay more.”MORE NEWS: As State And City Leaders Grapple With Gun Violence, Man Caught With Loaded Weapon On Subway In Times Square
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