The network unscrambled its signals for that night to allow basic cable subscribers to watch. This remarkable two-hour program was a televised benefit concert with an incredible group of stars and musicians, along with seventeen songs (15 with 2 classic songs from Disney films) came together to perform a live concert for families to benefit an extraordinary a nonprofit organization that funds research on the effects of HIV/AIDS on children, the Pediatric AIDS Foundation (PAF) to raise money and funds.
In the intro, Paula Abdul begins the show with an uplifting rendition of "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" before hitting a serious note. After the song ends and intro plays and Paula appears on the stage as if out of nowhere.
Paula Abdul is the first host and really gets the crowd going! Then she finishes by introduces “Kris Kross” and their “Krossed-Out Version of a Nursery Rhyme.”
Perfomers with Songs
- Paula Abdul - "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" from Song of the South
- Peter Alsop - "I Am a Pizza"
- Michael Bolton - "You Are My Sunshine"
- Craig & Company - "Haircut"
- Celine Dion and Maurice Davis - "Beauty and the Beast" from the 1991 film of the same name
- Sheila E. - "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
- Melissa Etheridge - "The Green Grass Grew All Around"
- Gerardo - "Here We Go Loopty-Loo"
- Woody Harrelson - "Happy to the Sun"
- Kris Kross - "Krossed-Out Version of a Nursery Rhyme"
- Patti LaBelle - "What a Wonderful World/Sing a Rainbow"
- Bobby McFerrin - "The Wizard of Oz"
- Randy Newman - "Nursery Rhyme Melody"
- The Party - "I've Been Working on a Railroad"
- Salt 'N' Pepa - "This Old Man"
- Mat Plendl - "My Hoola Hoop"
- Shanice - "Mockingbird"
- Mayim Bialik
- Neil Patrick Harris
- Kadeem Hardison
- Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen
- Jason Priestley
- Baby Sinclair from Jim Henson's Dinosaurs
The live album, "For Our Children: The Concert" was released in 1992 and for the VHS release of the special was released on March 2, 1993 from Walt Disney Home Video.