Queens High School Students Treated To Performance By Paul McCartney

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Students at the Frank Sinatra School for the Arts in Queens were treated Wednesday to a performance by none other than Sir Paul McCartney.

McCartney is in town to promote his new album, “New, which is set for release next Tuesday. Fellow music legend Tony Bennett, who founded the high school, tweeted a photo of McCartney sitting at his piano painted in psychedelic colors, before an auditorium full of students clapping along and raising their hands.

McCartney played a handful of songs from his new album, but started with the Beatles classic “Eight Days a Week,” according to a Rolling Stone account of the performance. Other Beatles and Wings numbers were also on the set list, including “Lady Madonna,” “Blackbird,” “Jet,” “Band on the Run,” “We Can Work it Out,” “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!,” “Back in the U.S.S.R.,” and “Hey Jude,” the magazine reported.

Read more on the story at CBS New York.

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