The 79-year-old English singer performs with his beloved bandmate while footage from Peter Jackson's 'The Beatles: Get Back]' docu-series beams on a big screen behind him.
May 1, 2022
Sir Paul McCartney duetted with the late John Lennon as he kicked off his "Got Back" North American tour in Washington on Thursday night (April 28).
The Beatles legend, who turns 80 in June, pulled out all the stops as he opened his first arena run since his 2019 "FRESHEN UP" jaunt.
Fans of the Liverpool legend were treated to an epic 36-song set at the Spokane Arena, with several surprises along the way.
For a rendition of the Beatles classic "I've Got A Feeling" from 1970's "Let it Be", which he left for the six-song encore, Macca was able to sing with his beloved bandmate, who was assassinated, aged 40, in December 1980, with footage from Peter Jackson's "The Beatles: Get Back" docu-series beamed on a big screen behind him.
He told the crowd, "Peter Jackson said, 'I can pull John's voice out if you'd like me to'."
Macca is not the first artist to get to sing with a late star through the power of technology, as Adam Lambert did just that with the late Freddie Mercury at his concerts with Queen.
McCartney paid a special tribute to the late George Harrison with a stirring rendition of "Something", one of two tracks the late guitarist penned for "Abbey Road", along with the classic "Here Comes The Sun", which he played on a ukulele his bandmate gave to him.