Paul McCartney live: Hard Rock Calling, Hyde Park, London

Sir Paul McCartney closed the Hard Rock Calling festival in London’s Hyde Park with an outdoor concert in front of 50,000 fans.

An edited version of the concert was also streamed on YouTube’s Born HIV Free channel. The campaign, fronted by Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, supports the worldwide fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

During the concert McCartney turned down a request on a sign held by a fan asking for an autograph. “We’ve got one here that says, ‘Sign my butt and I’ll get it tattooed’,” he said. “The answer to that is No.”

The setlist was identical to McCartney’s show at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on the previous night, including a version of 1971’s Ram On.

Last updated: 21 July 2021
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