Friday 24 November 2017

McCartney in Valentine's Day gig

Sir Paul McCartney and his band perform a secret Valentine's Day concert at New York's Irving Plaza (AP)
Sir Paul McCartney and his band perform a secret Valentine's Day concert at New York's Irving Plaza (AP)

Sir Paul McCartney was surrounded by celebrity fans at a Valentine's Day concert at New York City's Irving Plaza.

"Tonight is about love," he told his audience, as rose petals fell.

He entertained a wide group of admirers, including Peyton Manning, Eddie Murphy, Emma Stone, Tom Hanks and US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Other stars who attended included Jim Carrey, Paul Rudd, Kristen Wiig, Q-Tip, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, David Spade, Andy Cohen and Billy Crystal.

Sir Paul performed excitedly on guitar and keys, singing Hey Jude, Drive My Car, Let It Be and Carry That Weight.

He told the audience: "New York City, you have been fantastic tonight. We love you."

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