Paul McCartney Reunites With Ringo Starr To Play Beatles Hits: Watch
By Lindsey Smith
July 14, 2019
The show marked McCartney's final show of his Freshen Up world tour so he, of course, had to make it a night to remember. "We’ve got a surprise for us, a surprise for you, a surprise for everyone: Ladies and gentlemen, the one and only, Ringo Starr,” the "Who Cares" singer said before his former bandmate walked onto the stage.
Starr took his spot behind the drum kit and the pair delighted the huge crowd with two classic Beatles hits: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)” and the White Album's “Helter Skelter.” Lucky fans also got to take home priceless memorabilia after the legendary drummer threw his drumsticks into the crowd.
Starr wasn't the only iconic rocker to hit the stage that night, McCartney also brought out Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh — who also happens to be Starr's brother-in-law — to lend his skills to the closing medley of “Carry That Weight,” “Golden Slumbers,” and “The End.”
Last September, McCartney released his 18th solo album and first full-length album in five years,Egypt Station, and it went straight to the No. 1 spot, rightfully so.
Watch McCartney and Starr jam out at Dodgers Stadium above and McCartney and Walsh below.
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