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Michael J. Fox goes ‘Back to the Future’ with Coldplay

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Fans of the classic 1985 movie got a blast from the past this week when the 55-year-old actor joined the British band on stage in the US to recreate one of ‘Back to the Future’s’ iconic scenes.

Fox and the band played two songs from the film including Chuck Berry’s hit ‘Johnny B Goode’, which his character Marty McFly sang at a school dance in 1955 – three years before it was released.

It’s not the first time Fox has reprised the famous scene, performing the song in 2011 at a fundraiser for his Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The actor was diagnosed with the disease in 1991 and has since campaigned widely to raise awareness and funding for research.

If you love a good flashback, watch the Johnny B Goode clip here.

Lauren is a journalist for villages.com.au, agedcare101 and The Donaldson Sisters. Growing up in a big family in small town communities, she has always had a love for the written word, joining her local library at the age of six months. With over eight years' experience in writing and editing, she is a keen follower of news and current affairs with a nose for a good story.


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