Newcastle City Council has a fight on its hands as momentum gathers to save the iconic City Hall.
The 85-year-old music venue has hosted acts including the Beatles, Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen - but could be closed as part of budget cuts.
A host of North East singing stars have teamed up to produce a special CD in an effort to save it - with a song written by Billy Bragg.
You can watch Helen Pearson's report from the City Hall below.
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