Paul McCartney live: Knebworth Festival

Paul McCartney performed at the Knebworth Festival in the grounds of Knebworth House, England, on 30 June 1990.

It was the 90th date of the Paul McCartney World Tour, which lasted for 102 dates across 14 countries between September 1989 and July 1990.

This show was part of the Silver Clef Award Winners Charity Concert. Also appearing at the festival were Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Elton John, Mark Knopfler, Robert Plant, Cliff Richard, The Shadows, Status Quo, and Tears For Fears.

The performance of ‘Birthday’ from this show appears on the 1990 live album Tripping The Live Fantastic, and as a live single in October 1990.

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McCartney’s band was Linda McCartney on vocals, keyboards, and percussion; Hamish Stuart on guitar, bass guitar, and vocals; Robbie McIntosh on guitar and vocals; Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens on keyboards and vocals; and Chris Whitten on drums and percussion.

Paul McCartney World Tour 1989-90 poster

Concert setlist

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