Music Gear News

At we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Paul McCartney Let's butt Be

Sir Paul McCartney turned down a request to sign a fan's butt during his headlining slot at the Hard Rock Calling festival yesterday (27.06.10).
Great deals on musical instruments

Sir Paul McCartney turned down a request to sign a fan's butt during a concert yesterday (27.06.10).

The Beatles legend spotted the wish on a placard being held up by the cheeky admirer during his headlining slot at the Hard Rock Calling festival in London's Hyde Park as he took a moment to look at some of the banners in the 50,000-strong crowd.

As he surveyed the messages, remarking that some of them had caught "his eye", he said: "We got one here that says, 'Sign my butt and I'll get it tattooed.' The answer to that is no."

Paul entertained the crowd for around three hours and his set featured tracks from every stage of his phenomenal career, including his band Wings and recent side project The Fireman.

Early highlights included 'Jet', 'Band on the Run' and 'All My Loving' and at one point the musician took a break from playing to soak up the atmosphere, saying "I'm just going to take a second to drink this in - this is pretty cool".

Paul also paid tribute to his late Beatles bandmates John Lennon and George Harrison during the evening, dedicating a ukulele-based version of 'Something' to George.

The 67-year-old star then treated fans to a selection of the best known and best loved Beatles songs including 'Back in the U.S.S.R.', 'Paperback Writer', 'A Day in the Life' and 'Let It Be'.

When Paul played 'Hey Jude' the entire crowd joined in for a mass sing-a-long, continuing the track's refrain after he and his band exited the stage.

Paul then returned for a encore which featured 'Day Tripper', 'Helter Skelter' and 'Lady Madonna', he then departed once again and fans who had started to leave had to rush back as he returned for a second encore of 'Yesterday', 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and 'The End'.

Posted on 28 Jun 2010 10:00 to category : Music News

Related Music News


Remidi are nearing the launch of their much anticipated Remidi T8, a glove that grants the user the ability to make music with their hands alone

14 Oct 2016 16:07

Open to the public, the DJ decks are led by professional sound engineers and music producers encouraging commuters to try their hand at mixing.

13 Oct 2016 13:05

The MEGS initiative aims to break small companies and emerging artists into overseas markets

11 Oct 2016 16:16

Not Impossible Labs have developed a vest that is aimed at providing an equal experience for deaf and non deaf concert goers alike.

11 Oct 2016 13:46

Classic FM's Illustrious Music Teacher Awards are set to the biggest ever, showcasing the outstanding educational achievements of music teachers from across the UK

7 Oct 2016 13:42

In a bid to retain the standard of musical education across the board, the UK government endeavor to preserve their teaching incentive

5 Oct 2016 15:07

Recent Music News


Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table

20 Oct 2016 17:06

With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.

20 Oct 2016 10:57

His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material

19 Oct 2016 14:37

Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package

18 Oct 2016 15:07

A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218

18 Oct 2016 09:11

Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.

17 Oct 2016 15:36