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Video: Paul McCartney Shuts Down Hollywood Boulevard, Performs The Beatles' "Lady Madonna"

Following his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, Paul McCartney took over Hollywood Boulevard to perform a 15-song set.

McCartney initially played two songs on the roof of the El Capitan Theatre before heading downstairs to the delight of about 10,000 fans. He played several Beatles favorites and songs from his new album, New.

Below, you can check out his performance of the Beatles' 1968 single, "Lady Madonna," a tune he's been performing live for decades (using the same multi-colored piano he's been using for decades). Below that, you can check out his performance of his latest single, "New."

McCartney's New album will be released October 15. It will be his first album of mostly new material since 2007's Memory Almost Full.

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Damian Fanelli
Damian Fanelli

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.