July 25, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 14

Fifty years later, Paul McCartney rocks the house

Write to the Point

The skinny-legged jeans could have belonged to anyone.

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The black boots and the hairdo to any tribute artist.

But the voice that finally sang the first words of “Eight Days a Week,” was definitely an original – Sir Paul McCartney.

Playing before a sold out Safeco Field crowd of more than 45,000 in Seattle on a perfect Puget Sound last Friday evening, one of two surviving members of the Beatles immediately had his fans – let’s call many simply admirers – going back in time and grooving to the music.

Traveling back nearly 50 years in fact.

It was pretty stunning all of a sudden to...

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