Five living former presidents to headline hurricane relief concert

Five older gentlemen will headline a benefit concert for victims of this year's brutal hurricane season at the end of the month — and it's not the Rolling Stones or Journey.

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and Jimmy Carter will be the headliners at a special concert Oct. 21 at Texas A&M's Reed Arena in College Station, which will raise money for hurricane relief efforts.

Called the "Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal" concert and organized by the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation, all ticket sales and proceeds earned from the event will go to helping victims.

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Hurricane Hugo, 1989: 21 deaths

Hurricane Hugo made landfall as a Category 4 storm in South Carolina. It caused 21 deaths in the US and resulted in $7.1 billion of damage. At the time, it was the costliest storm in US history.

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Tropical Storm Allison, 2001: 41 deaths

While not an official hurricane, Allison clocks in as the costliest and deadliest tropical storm in US history, causing 41 deaths and costing more than $5 billion in damage. The storm started over the Gulf of Mexico near Texas, then traveled east, causing floods like the one pictured here in Houston, Texas.

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Hurricane Irene, 2011: 56 deaths

Hurricane Irene, the first storm to hit the US since Ike three years earlier, made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm. The storm eventually made its way up to New York City, bringing flooding -- like the kind pictured here in Puerto Rico -- and causing $7.3 billion in damage overall.

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Hurricane Floyd, 1999: 57 deaths

Hurricane Floyd was a catastrophic storm because of the rain it brought along. The rain caused extreme flooding from North Carolina on up as the Category 2 storm traveled up the East Coast.

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Great Atlantic Hurricane, 1944: 64 deaths

The Great Atlantic Hurricane of 1944 was also devastating to New England, with 64 deaths and more than $100 million in damage. The storm was a Category 3 as it sped up the coast, hitting the Carolinas, Rhode Island, and Long Island before downgrading to a Category 2 in Maine.

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Hurricane Agnes, 1972: 122 deaths

Hurricane Agnes, as seen in this image made it all the way inland to Pennsylvania. Although it was only a Category 1 storm (with winds from 74-95 mph), it still caused 122 deaths and caused $2.1 billion in damage.

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Hurricane Ike, 2008: 195 deaths

The third costliest storm in US history, with $29.5 billion in damage, occurred in September 2008. Starting off the west coast of Africa, Hurricane Ike made its way over the Caribbean and into the Gulf, making US landfall in Texas as a Category 2 storm

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Hurricane Camille, 1969: 256 deaths

Hurricane Camille formed in the Gulf of Mexico and hit Mississippi as a Category 5 storm. Camille caused more than 256 deaths and clocks in as the second most intense hurricane to hit the US.

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New England, 1938: 256 deaths

Nicknamed "Long Island Express," the storm hit Puerto Rico as a Category 5 storm before charging north and hitting Long Island, New York and Connecticut as a Category 3 hurricane. The storm was responsible for more than 256 deaths.

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Hurricane Sandy, 2012: 285 deaths

With $71.4 billion in damage, Hurricane Sandy was the second costliest hurricane in US history. The Category 1 storm pummeled New York City, flooding the city's transportation systems and leaving thousands of homes destroyed.

It's looking more and more like Hurricane Joaquin won't make landfall in the US and join the list of most horrific storms in US history.

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Hurricane Audrey, 1957: 416 deaths

The U.S. started naming storms with women's names starting in 1953. Hurricane Audrey, the first storm of the 1957 hurricane season was the deadliest of the 1950s. It originated in the Gulf of Mexico, making landfall in Texas as a Category 4 storm. This image of the storm shows just how far hurricane imaging has come.

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Atlantic-Gulf, 1919: 600 to 900 deaths

This Category 4 storm swept into the Gulf of Mexico right under Key West, Florida(pictured), landing as a Category 3 storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. Anywhere from 600 to 900 people died in that storm.

Hurricane Katrina, 2005: 1,200 deaths

Hurricane Katrina is arguably the most notorious storm of the 21st century. The storm made landfall as a Category 5 near Miami before striking Louisiana as a Category 3 storm. Katrina was the third deadliest, and costliest hurricane in U.S. history with more than 1,200 deaths and $108 billion in damage.

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San Felipe Okeechobee, 1928: 2,500 deaths

This hurricane was the second deadliest in US history, with more than 2,500 deaths. The Category 4 storm made landfall in Palm Beach on September 10, 1928. Puerto Rico got hit hard as well, with winds at 144 mph.

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Galveston, Texas in 1900: 8,000 to 12,000 deaths

The deadliest hurricane in US history happened at the turn of the 20th century. The Category 4 of 5 hurricane -- with winds anywhere from 130-156 mph -- made landfall in Galveston, Texas (pictured), then headed north through the Great Plains. Anywhere from 8,000 to 12,000 people died in the storm.

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“It’s important that those affected by these devastating storms know that, even if the path to recovery feels like a road that goes on forever, we’re with them for the long haul," said President George H. W. Bush.

The former commanders-in-chief will be joined by bands and musicians like Alabama The Gatlin Brothers, Lyle Lovett and Stephanie Quayle.

The spark for the idea came after Hurricane Harvey smothered southeast Texas with a deluge of rain, leading to what's been called near-Biblical flooding. Though the concert initially aimed to only address the devastation of that hurricane, it has now expanded its scope to include Florida's recovery after Hurricane Irma and Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands' efforts after Hurricane Maria.

The money will go to Houston Harvey Relief Fund, Rebuild Texas Fund, Florida Disaster Fund, Juntos y Unidos Por Puerto Rico and the Fund for the Virgin Islands.

It is unclear whether the current president, Donald Trump, was invited or if he plans to attend. The White House didn't return requests for comment.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
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JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama talk with Phil Mickelson of the U.S. Team during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former President Barack Obama acknowledges the crowd during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
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JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Patrick Reed of the U.S. Team, Jordan Spieth of the U.S. Team, Si Woo Kim of South Korea and the International Team and Emiliano Grillo of Argentina and the International Team pose with former presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former President Barack Obama shakes hands with Dustin Johnson of the U.S. Team during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Rickie Fowler of the U.S. Team and Justin Thomas of the U.S. Team and Charl Schwartzel of South Africa and the International Team and Hideki Matsuyama of Japan and the International Team pose with Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama pose during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Cheryl Lee and Mark Lee Jr., honoring Fire Captain Mark Lee Sr., of Engine Company 10 pose with Former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the trophy ceremony during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton pose with the U.S. Team wives and girlfriends during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Adam Scott of Australia and the International Team on the frist tee during Thursday foursome matches of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former President Barack Obama shakes hands with Jordan Spieth of the U.S. Team during the trophy presentation during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton pose with the International Team wives and girlfriends during the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017, in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Captain's assistant Tiger Woods of the U.S. Team speaks to former U.S. President Barack Obama on the first tee during Thursday foursome matches of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama attend the trophy presentation prior to Thursday foursome matches of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama attend the trophy presentation prior to Thursday foursome matches of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Former U.S. President Barack Obama, Former U.S. President George W. Bush and former U.S. President Bill Clinton attend the trophy presentation prior to Thursday foursome matches of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 28, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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