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Team Fox Event Preview: May 2014 April 24, 2014 With over 50 events scheduled across the country this month, our Team Fox members are busy preparing for an exciting month of engagement. Check out some of the events coming to a community near you! Load more posts. News in Context: Dr. Lorenz Studer Pioneers Novel Stem Cell Technique in Pre-Clinical Models of Parkinson’s Disease. MJFF Awardees Establish Link Between Solvent Exposures and Parkinson’s Disease Risk. Michael J. Fox Plays Guitar In 'Back To The Future' 'Johnny B. Goode' Reenactment (PHOTOS, VIDEO) Marty McFly took Hill Valley High School by storm in 1955 when he pre-introduced its students to rock n' roll with a storming rendition of "Johnny B. Goode," and 26 years later, he's still rocking the tune. Michael J. Fox, who traveled through time and alternate versions of the past and future as McFly in the beloved "Back to the Future" trilogy, hosted his annual charity benefit on Saturday night.

Called A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Cure Parkinson's, the event in New York City featured plenty of big names and performances, but none of them could touch what Fox pulled off on stage. Donning a red guitar identical to the one he "played" in the school dance scene in the first film -- he actually simulated playing the music, while real musicians did the actual performing for that movie -- Fox rocked the Chuck Berry classic for the crowd. Check out photos of the event below, as well as the original scene. PHOTOS (all via Getty): Johnny B. Goode - Back to the Future (1985) HD. Michael J. Fox whips out his guitar at Parkinson's Disease fundraiser in New York. By Amelia Proud Updated: 07:54 GMT, 14 November 2011 Michael J.

Michael J. Fox whips out his guitar at Parkinson's Disease fundraiser in New York

Fox was as inspirational as ever tonight, as he attempted to raise money and awareness for Parkinson's Disease... with a little help from his friends. The 50-year-old actor, who was diagnosed with the condition in 1991, hit the stage at his annual New York fundraiser at the Waldorf-Astoria. What a dude! Michael J.Fox took to the stage tonight in New York to play his guitar and raise awareness for Parkinson's Disease Back to the Future: At 50, Fox still retains his cherubic good looks The star-studded annual event, entitled A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's, raises money for the film star's Michael J Fox Foundation. The performance echoed Fox's famous scene in the 1985 classic time travel movie Back To The Future, which sees his character Marty McFly perform an ahead-of-its-time rendition to the 1955 high school students of Hill Valley. Tasty recipe: TV foodie Rachel Ray and her lawyer husband, John M.

Michael J. Fox Plays Johnny B. Goode at his New York fundraiser - 2011 Nov 12. The 2011 NIKE MAG Auction Raises $4.7 Million for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. (PDF) Midyear report 2011.