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Paul McCartney reportedly thrills streetcar riders with impromptu performance


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 experience."

Feb 7, 2013 6:57PM
wish I had been in that streetcar.  Paul is an old time classy pro, all the way. 

 Paul, you're still the one!
Feb 7, 2013 2:53PM
Just finished Paul's biography "Fab". Great read, must for any Beatle or Sir Paul fan.It's an adult (mature) read,not fanatic fluff. After you've read it, stories like this one in New Orleans will be of no surprise. He is a very generous and spontaneous man who truly loves his fans. We really should feel very lucky this great entertainer has continued to perform into his 70's. He's been a constant thread in my life since I was 13. What a legacy!!!! Let's hope he keeps his "Band on the run".
Feb 7, 2013 2:36PM

Funny, I've read none of the Beatles ever refused a fan an autograph. Neither did Elvis, Jimi, or John Wayne. Todays celebs are more likely to wave you off and say don't you know who I am.


Feb 7, 2013 2:15PM
Once again Paul shows the world what a top knotch guy he is ~ saw him in concert at the Super Dome many years ago and would have loved to be on that street car ♥
Feb 7, 2013 2:12PM
I hear RuPaul was doing a bit more than that in N.O.
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