McCartney Rocks LA Record Store

The former Beatles' audience includes bandmate Ringo Starr

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Paul McCartney has continued his unorthodox approach to publicising his latest studio album ‘Memory Almost Full’ by playing another intimate gig – this time in a Hollywood record shop.

Following shows in London and New York earlier this month, the former Beatle and 85 minute set – the majority of tracks from later era Beatles’ back catalogue.

Hundreds of fans from around the world had queued since Monday to get a wristband for the free show at Amoeba Records since it was announced that McCartney would play.

Ringo Starr, Olivia Harrison, widow of late Beatle George and Jeff Lynne were amongst the 900 capacity crowd.

New tracks ‘Dance Tonight’ and ‘That Was Me’ were dropped into a set that also included classics such as ‘The Long And Winding Road’, ‘Hey Jude’ and ‘Get Back.’

Like the show in London, McCartney paid tribute to late Beatle John Lennon when he played ‘Here Today.’

Earlier in the day, McCartney, Ringo, Olivia and Yoko Ono had been at The Mirage in Las Vegas to unveil permanent tributes to Lennon and George Harrison, on the 40th anniversary of the release of ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.’

Pic credit: Rex Features


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