Paul McCartney Offers To Play Candlestick Park’s Final Show Before Its Demolition

In 1966, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park hosted The Beatles‘ final show. Now Paul McCartney is offering to return the favor by headlining the stadium’s final show before it gets knocked down in 2014.

The city’s mayor Ed Lee told the San Francisco Chronicle that McCartney threw out the idea a half hour before taking the stage at this year’s Outside Lands Festival.

RELATED: New Paul McCartney Album Coming This Fall

“And it was him who made the suggestion,” Lee said. “Believe me, it wasn’t something I, or anyone else, was expecting.”

The two talked about Candlestick and how the city was collecting photos and videos to honor the Beatles’ final concert. McCartney then compared the Candlestick tribute to what they did at Shea Stadium in New York, where the Beatles played two of their most famous show. McCartney played Shea Stadium just before it was demolished in 2009 and then, along with Billy Joel, helped christen Citi Field where the Mets now play.

Read more at Radio.com

— Shannon Carlin, Radio.com 

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From 93.1 Jack FM

Best Of Los Angeles
JACKtivites
Flashback Lunch

Listen Live