Thursday, July 08, 2010

You say it's your birthday?

"For about 30 seconds it seemed like Ringo Starr's 70th birthday concert at Radio City Music Hall earlier tonight was over," writes Rolling Stone reviewer Andy Greene. "Then, just as the house lights threatened to rise, a roadie brought out Paul McCartney's signature Hofner bass and the sell-out crowd went into absolute hysterics. When McCartney himself ran onstage and burst into (of course) the White Album's "Birthday," the screams reached a decibel level rarely heard since the Beatles stopped touring nearly 45 years ago."
Fortunately a fan with a cell phone camera captured the moment. Here 'tis:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is so great! Thanks for posting it! Here's hoping all of us have as much oomph when we are 70!! Paul looks great too, he just had his 68th last month. We celebrated it on DeepOldies. Paul was gonna come but at the last minute he had to meet with Ringo. Who knew?!