Watch Paul McCartney Reunite With Ringo Starr To Perform “Get Back” In London

Watch Paul McCartney Reunite With Ringo Starr To Perform “Get Back” In London



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Sir Paul McCartney at the O2 Arena, December 16, 2018, London, England. Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images

Paul McCartney, who is currently in the middle of his, ‘Freshen Up Tour’ reunited with former Beatles bandmate, Ringo Starr onstage at London’s O2 Arena to perform a surprise rendition of British band’s hit song, “Get Back”, with legendary Rolling Stones guitarist, Ronnie Wood

“We’ve got a little surprise for you. It’s a surprise for us, actually – it only happened today.” Said McCartney, as Starr took his place behind the drum kit. Wood added his own flavour with some improvised licks during the extended the three-minute version of the tune, ending with a celebratory group hug. 

On leaving the stage Starr remarked, “I don’t know about you, but that was a thrill for me. Peace and love everybody and a Merry Christmas.”

“I’m just going to let that moment sink in,” added McCartney. 

The packed concert was a star-studded affair. In attendance was McCartney’s fashion designer daughter, Stella McCartney, actress Emma, the Who’s Roger Daltrey, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Harry Styles, and Spice Girls’ Geri Halliwell as well as was Olivia Harrison, widow of George Harrison.

The ‘Freshen Up Tour’, boasting a lengthy, career-spanning, 40-song set, is in support of McCartney’s latest studio album, Egypt Station - his first No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 in over 36 years!!

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