Paul McCartney performs “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Love Me Do” for first time in 50 years

The former Beatles kicks off his One On One Tour in epic fashion

McCartney 2016

Photo by MJ Kim

Sir Paul McCartney kicked off his One On One Tour in Fresno, California on Wednesday night. Leading up to the gig, McCartney had promised fans a brand new setlist, and he delivered in a big way.

Last night’s career-spanning 38-song setlist included several notable moments, including the first performances of “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Love Me Do” since his days in The Beatles five decades prior. He also dusted off “You Won’t See Me” and “Here, There and Everywhere” after a decade absence from his live setlist.

Watch his performance of “A Hard Day’s Night” below. The full setlist follows.

A Hard Day’s Night (The Beatles) (First time as a solo artist)
Save Us
Can’t Buy Me Love (The Beatles)
Letting Go (Wings)
Temporary Secretary
Let Me Roll It (Wings) -> Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix)
I’ve Got a Feeling (The Beatles)
My Valentine
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five (Wings)
Here, There and Everywhere (The Beatles) (First time live since 2008, first time with McCartney on piano )
Maybe I’m Amazed
We Can Work It Out (The Beatles)
In Spite of All the Danger (The Quarrymen) (First time live since 2005)
You Won’t See Me (The Beatles) (U.S. debut, first time since 2004, semi-acoustic version)
Love Me Do (The Beatles) (First time as a solo artist)
And I Love Her (The Beatles)
Play Video
(The Beatles song)
Here Today
Queenie Eye
The Fool on the Hill (The Beatles) (First time live since 2003)
Lady Madonna (The Beatles)
FourFiveSeconds (Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney cover)
Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! (The Beatles)
Something (The Beatles)
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (The Beatles)
Band on the Run (Wings)
Back in the U.S.S.R. (The Beatles)
Let It Be (The Beatles)
Live and Let Die (Wings)
Hey Jude (The Beatles)

Yesterday (The Beatles)
Hi, Hi, Hi (Wings)
Birthday (The Beatles)
Golden Slumbers (The Beatles)
Carry That Weight (The Beatles)
The End (The Beatles)

The One On One Tour continues Friday night in Portland.

Paul McCartney 2016 Tour Dates:
04/15 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
04/17 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
04/19 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
04/20 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
04/30 – Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
05/02 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Premier Center
05/04 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
05/05 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
06/12 – Landgraaf, NL @ Pinkpop Festival
06/30 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter
07/08 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
07/10 – Cincinnati, OH @ US Bank Arena
07/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park
07/19 – Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
07/21 – Hamiliton, ON @ FirstOntario Centre
08/07 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium
08/13 – St. Louis, MO @ Busch Stadium


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