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Concert review

Joy, gratitude prevail at Boston Strong

If there was an unofficial slogan for the “Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration” benefit concert, it was wrapped up in the classic song “You’ve Got a Friend.”

When the song’s writer — Carole King — and the singer who helped make it famous — James Taylor — finished that song Thursday night at TD Garden, the longtime pals received one of the dozens of ovations that met the entire parade of performers during the five-hour plus concert to benefit the One Fund.

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