Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Twist and Shout revenge for McCartney
Paul McCartney — fresh from playing to an estimated 900 million people at the London Olympics opening ceremony — joined a superstar lineup at Ronald Perelman’s Creeks estate in East Hampton on Saturday the 11th of August at a benefit for the Apollo Theater.
To close the night, McCartney performed Twist and Shout (the song that he had tried to perform with Bruce Springsteen at London’s Hyde Park earlier this summer until organizers pulled the plug because they’d gone past the park curfew) with Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Usher, Pharrell Williams, Hudson, The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) and Leah LaBelle. This is the first time that the Isley Brothers and a Beatle performed this song together