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Paul McCartney show starts a hour late in Fedex Field

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney packed Fedex Field Friday, August 1.The show had to start an hour late just to get everybody inside the stadium.

Fans described the atmosphere as surreal as they waited for Paul and the band to take the stage.

Concert goers report Paul to be in tip top shape and sounding better than ever. He played a cool set of songs for 3 hours from Beatles, Wings, Macca and Fireman with a background of huge videos that showed images tied to the songs. The energy from the band and fans was incredible according to fan reviews, all giving Paul a five star performance.

Tabloids reported Paul to have said he was retiring at the end of this tour, but he put those rumors to rest quickly, stating that as long as people want to come hear him play, he’ll keep on touring. That’s great news to millions of people who absolutely love Paul McCartney.

Download your free copy of Paul McCartney’s “Great Day” featured in the Adam Sandler film, “Funny People” by clicking here.

August 5, 2009 Posted by | Music | , , | Leave a comment

Paul McCartney’s historic return to the Ed Sullivan Theater takes over New York

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney’s returned to the Ed Sullivan Theater for an outdoor performance on the theater’s marquee yesterday captured on The Late Show With David Letterman drew a crowd that packed Broadway from Times Square to Columbus Circle.

For a peek at footage of the truly historic day, click here!

Fans were treated not only to “Get Back” and “Sing The Changes” taped for the Late Show broadcast but to a veritable mini-concert, as Paul and the band thundered through “Coming Up,” “Band On The Run,” “Let Me Roll It,” “Helter Skelter” and “Back In The USSR.”

As the New York Daily News  reported in a cover story “Paul McCartney still made them twist and shout when he returned to the Ed Sullivan Theater 45 years after he and The Beatles first performed there.”

July 19, 2009 Posted by | Music | , | Leave a comment

The Beatles Rock Band

The Beatles

The Beatles

The world’s leading music game meets the greatest band in history!

The Beatles: Rock Band gives music fans what they’ve been waiting for: a chance to experience the Beatles’ legendary story from the inside.

You won’t just watch and listen as the Beatles make rock history, create landmark records and conquer the world—for the first time, you’ll be part of the band.

Join John, Paul, George and Ringo onstage at legendary shows, behind closed doors in the recording studio, and in dreamscapes that bring their psychedelic imagery to life.

The acclaimed Rock Band elements of interactive play and full-band capacity are here, but with brand-new additions.

This will be the first music game to offer harmonies, challenging you to recreate The Beatles’ vocal blend.

There are custom-built models of the instruments the band itself played; audio straight from the masters; and graphics that take you on a magical tour through the key moments in Beatle history.

Produced with the full cooperation of The Beatles and Apple Corps, the game is packed with fab extras. Master the songs to hear rare audio and view unseen photos from the archives!

Play on exclusive replicas of the instruments that The Beatles played, including: John Lennon’s Rickenbacker 325 guitar, Sir Paul McCartney’s trademark Höfner bass, George Harrison’s Gretsch Duo Jet guitar and Ringo Starr’s drums with classic black oyster pearl finish and Ludwig-branded Beatles kick drum head.

Follow The Beatles from their earliest days to their triumphant Ed Sullivan Show appearance and beyond. Join them in the studio at Abbey Road and experience dreamscapes that put you inside the psychedelic era.

The release date for the game is 09/09/09 and is available on Xbox 360, Wii and Playstation 3.

July 18, 2009 Posted by | Music | , , , , | Leave a comment

Paul McCartney wows New York

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

The last time Paul McCartney played at the New York Mets ballpark, he was still playing with his old band, The Beatles.

Last night, he played solo, and it wasn’t at Shea Stadium but at the Mets’ stadium.

Citi Field is the successor to Shea Stadium, where the Beatles played on August 15th 1965.

It was the first concert to be held at a major outdoor stadium and set records for attendance and revenue generation.

Billy Joel joined McCartney for his encore. McCartney had previously joined Joel on stage for the last concert at Shea Stadium.

The show marks the first-ever concert at the new Citi Field.

Mr. McCartney’s Citi set list:

“Drive My Car”
“Only Mama Knows”
“Flaming Pie”
“Got To Get You Into My Life”
“Let Me Roll It” (with a “Purple Haze” coda)
“The Long and Winding Road”
“My Love”
“Here Today”
“Dance Tonight”
“Calico Skies”
“Mrs. Vandebilt”
“Eleanor Rigby”
“Sing the Changes”
“Band on the Run”
“Back in the U.S.S.R.”
“I’m Down”
“Something” (on ukulele)
“I’ve Got a Feeling”
“Paperback Writer”
“A Day in the Life”/“Give Peace a Chance”
“Let It Be”
“Live and Let Die”
“Hey Jude”
“Day Tripper”
“Lady Madonna”
“I Saw Her Standing There” (with Billy Joel)
“Helter Skelter”
“Get Back”
“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (reprise)/“The End”

July 18, 2009 Posted by | Music | , , | Leave a comment