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From Brokaw to Big Bird: Stephen Colbert’s ‘We’ll Meet Again’ singers

While Bill Clinton, Pussy Riot and a space station astronaut chimed in from afar, here are some of the singers who crowded the “Colbert Report” studio for the sing-along of “We’ll Meet Again” on the show’s finale:

“The Daily Show” host Jon StewartMusician Randy Newman

Journalist Stone Phillips (the first “Colbert Report” guest)

Big Bird

Cookie Monster

Congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio

Sen. Cory Booker

Actor Alan Alda

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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger

Musician Ric Ocasek

“Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan and star Bryan Cranston

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Journalist Emily Bazelon

Journalist Katie Couric

Filmmaker George Lucas

Lawyer Trevor Potter

Blogger Andrew Sullivan

Musician Michael Stipe

Segway inventor Dean Kamen

TV host Andy Cohen

Musician Peter Frampton

Actor Sam Waterston

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer

Musician Willie Nelson

Actor Patrick Stewart

Actor Bradley Whitford

Musician Cyndi Lauper

Actor Jeff Daniels

Journalist Keith Olbermann

Journalist Tom Brokaw

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson

NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Feminist leader Gloria Steinem

Filmmaker Ken Burns

Radio host Terry Gross

Author Arianna Huffington

Musician Toby Keith

Journalist Matt Taibbi

Musician Barry Manilow

Statistician Nate Silver

Journalist Thomas J. Friedman

Journalist Paul Krugman

Columnist Dan Savage

Actor Tim Meadows (a regular visitor as businessman P.K. Winsome)

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee

Journalist Christiane Amanpour

Journalist Charlie Rose

Author Doris Kearns Goodwin

Musician Jeff Tweedy

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

Actor James Franco

Actor Elijah Wood

Journalist David GregoryGeneticist Francis CollinsU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power

Dancer Li’l BuckGen. Ray OdiernoTax foe Grover NorquistTerrorism expert Richard A. Clarke