Paul McCartney has been a Beatle, has been knighted and now is a video game composer.
It’s easy to forget that most of those songs that make you dance and cry and laugh and love are written by filthy rich, savvy business people.
The show will also see a reunion of the remaining Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Star.
We counted everything from the number of flower crowns in the crowd to just how many Beatles songs Paul McCartney played during his set at this year’s Outside Lands.
Taking the stage just after 7 p.m., McCartney launched into a nearly 3-hour set heavy on hits from the Beatles and McCartney’s ’70s band Wings, like a pyrotechnics-packed rendition of “Live and Let Die.”
How the collaboration came to be has been of particular interest in the weeks since its announcement; though an unlikely pairing, it seems the Beatle and Beetroots share a producer in Youth (aka, Martin Glover).
The Bonnaroo webcast includes headlining performances from Paul McCartney, the xx, The Lumineers, Edward Sharpe, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.