Paul McCartney’s 2 CD/DVD set Good Evening New York City, featuring his sold-out three-night stand at Queens, New York’s new Citi Field, isn’t out until next Tuesday, November 17th, but we’ve got an exclusive preview of Macca rocking out in center field with this clip of his Band on the Run joint “Let Me Roll It.” The July 2009 concerts found the Hall of Famer and his band covering 33 songs from his entire catalog — from the Beatles to McCartney to Wings to latest project the Fireman — over the course of two blistering hours and 40 minutes.
Considering the Beatles’ history at Shea Stadium and the fact that McCartney played some of the last notes ever at that now-demolished field, it was fitting that he would be the first artist to perform at the new home of the New York Mets. Among the countless highlights from McCartney’s Citi shows are a collaboration with Billy Joel on “I Saw Her Standing There,” rare performances of “A Day in the Life” and “Day Tripper,” and a medley of Fab Four classics.
To document the concerts, crew members focused 15 cameras on the stage and also distributed 75 Flip cameras throughout the audience to capture all angles of the performances — from first base to the left field line to the upper decks. As an added bonus, the deluxe edition DVD will also include McCartney’s entire performance atop the marquee at New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater for the Late Show With David Letterman.