Paul McCartney reportedly thrills streetcar riders with impromptu performance
Feb. 7, 2013, 11:06 AM EST
Paul McCartney reportedly entertained public transport passengers in New
Orleans by singing Beatles songs.
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The singer and his wife, Nancy Shevell, were in the city for Sunday's Super
Bowl, and McCartney hopped on a streetcar during his trip. Local resident Robert
Senft says McCartney began singing songs by the Fab Four but that it took a
while for passengers to realize who was performing.
He tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "This guy got on the street car and started
singing Beatles songs. Everyone was just ignoring him because there's a lot of
buskers in this town. He started to sing directly to my friend Evelyn. We
realized it was Sir Paul McCartney and were in shock. He started singing with
the whole carriage and taking pictures. It was a once-in-a-lifetime