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He Headlined the 2005 Super Bowl Halftime Show
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Paul McCartney at the Super Bowl in 2005 Frank Micelotta/Getty Images1/14

He Headlined the 2005 Super Bowl Halftime Show

After Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy, Nelly, Kid Rock and ­— most famously — Janet Jackson made the 2004 halftime show the most controversial in history, the Super Bowl went classic rock, leaning on acts like the Rolling Stones, Tom Petty and Bruce Springsteen for the rest of the decade. This run started with Paul McCartney, who played three Beatles classics ("Drive My Car," "Get Back," "Hey Jude") and one Wings hit ("Live and Let Die") for the 76,000 people at Jacksonville's Everbank Field and 84 million watching at home.