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Paul McCartney Looks Back on His Latest Tour

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Richland123, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. Richland123

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  2. Mike M.

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    It's amazing to think of the changes he's seen as far as playing live shows. The advances in onstage gear, monitors, lights, special effects...how can it not amaze him? A friend of mine saw the Beatles at an 18,000 seat arena in '64 and said as far as the PA goes, on each side of the stage was something equivalent in size to a Marshall stack! He said he was 100 feet away from the stage, dead center and all he could barely hear was a bit of Johns guitar and a shade more of George's guitar. But even then he had to strain to make out what songs they played. Another friend saw them at Shea in '65. Said he had no idea what songs they played until the special was on TV.
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    Nice! Thanks.
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    I'm kicking myself for not going to his recent show here in Seattle. "Aw heck, who needs a big stadium concert." I think to myself.

    A few peeps I know who went were EXTREMELY impressed. The guy is, and always has been, the real deal.
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    Very cool to see Paul talking about the difficulties of singing while playing a bassline like the one from "For the benefit of Mr. Kite". And to see him actually talking about playing bass in a magazine like Rolling Stone?
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    Cool article, thanks for posting. I kind of wish we'd gone to one of the two shows here in Tulsa, but I'd seen him before. He's still one of the greatest performers out there.
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    A couple people I know saw him in Portland a few years ago. They could not stop praising how good the show was.
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    watched the colbert vid, pretty impressive
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    Pretty damn impressive to see Sir Paul playing bass and singing. Reminded me of watching Geddy on the Snakes and Arrows DVD, where they had a closeup of Geddy singing "Armor And Sword" and playing bass.

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