Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Paul McCartney on Beatles Special: “I was wondering if it was seemly to tribute yourself”


On tonight’s special, from last week’s concert in L.A., Paul McCartney spoke a little. He said, “I was wondering if it was seemly to tribute yourself. But I ran into a couple of American guys who said You don’t know the impact of the show on America. It changed a lot of people’s lives. I really didn’t understand it. But once I did, through them, I decided we’d show up.”

Ringo, in the cut away, points to himself. It changed his life. And ours. Some pictures. All c2014 Showbiz411.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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