Columbia plans ’12-12-12′ benefit album

Label to release 24 songs from Wednesday's Sandy benefit concert

Columbia Records will release music from Wednesday’s “12-12-12” concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy. Pre-orders began on iTunes Tuesday.

Set of 24 live tracks will be drawn from the Madison Square Garden show, which will be telecast to a potential audience of 2 billion on TV, radio and the Web. Concert will be headlined by the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Paul McCartney, the Who, Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl and Roger Waters.

Label said a physical release of the album is forthcoming at a date to be determined.

Net proceeds from the “12-12-12” album will go to the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which is distributing funds and material to local relief organizations in the aftermath of the catastrophic East Coast storm.

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