Paul McCartney was joined by a pair of fellow legends throughout his tour cease in New Jersey tonight (June 16), as Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi made shock appearances.
For many of the evening, McCartney rocked by way of materials from all through his storied profession. The set listing included Beatles classics (“Can’t Purchase Me Love,” “Love Me Do,” “Blackbird,” “Get Again”), Wings tunes (“Jet,” “Stay and Let Die”) and solo work (“Possibly I’m Amazed,” “New”).
Following a rendition of Wings’ “Band on the Run” — his twenty seventh track of the evening — McCartney welcomed Springsteen to the stage.
“I’ve a particular shock for you,” McCartney declared to the bought out crowd at MetLife Stadium. “There’s a pal of mine. He’s a neighborhood boy,” the previous Beatle continued, spurring a spattering of “Bruuuce” calls from the gang. “(laughing) I feel you guessed it. I mentioned, ‘You’ve acquired to come back and sing with us.’ Girls and gents, Bruce Springsteen!”
The Boss then strode on stage and obtained a heat greeting from his hometown crowd. The rocker proceeded to duet with McCartney on a pair of songs: “Glory Days” and “I Wanna Be Your Man.” He’d later return for the ultimate track of the evening, enjoying guitar on the Beatles’ “The Finish.”
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Springsteen wasn’t the one New Jersey native to make an look. Throughout McCartney’s encore, Bon Jovi got here on stage with a big bouquet of balloons. “I’ve acquired 60,000 individuals who wish to sing comfortable birthday to you,” Bon Jovi declared, referring to McCartney’s upcoming eightieth birthday (June 18). The Bon Jovi frontman then led the viewers by way of a rendition of “Pleased Birthday,” earlier than giving Macca a hug.
The New Jersey live performance marked the ultimate date on McCartney’s Bought Again North American tour. He’ll subsequent carry out at U.Ok.’s Glastonbury Pageant on June 24.
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The Beatles at all times outlined him, however McCartney’s story did not finish there.