On 10th February 2012, Paul was honored as the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, Paul and a cast of superstar guests performed some of the quintessential songs from his renowned and celebrated career. On 24th March 2015, Shout! Factory will release A MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney, a collection of these never-before-seen performances on DVD and Blu-ray. Fans can pre-order their copy by visiting ShoutFactory.com.
The 15 exclusive performances featured on A MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney include exceptional solo performances by Paul of 'Magical Mystery Tour,' 'Junior’s Farm,' and 'My Valentine,' a riveting medley of 'Golden Slumbers,' 'Carry That Weight,' and 'The End', with Dave Grohl and Joe Walsh joining the performance of 'The End', and incredible performances by a slate of all-star artists including Alicia Keys, Coldplay, Norah Jones, Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, James Taylor, Diana Krall, Duane Eddy, Sergio Mendes, and The Beatles 'Love' cast.
Proceeds from the sale of A MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.
A MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney Set List:
'Get Back / Hello Goodbye / Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' – Cirque du Soleil feat. The Beatles 'Love' Cast
'Magical Mystery Tour' – Paul McCartney
'Junior’s Farm' – Paul McCartney
'Blackbird' – Alicia Keys
'No More Lonely Nights' – Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas
'And I Love Her' – Duane Eddy
'Oh! Darling' – Norah Jones
'I Saw Her Standing There' – Neil Young with Crazy Horse
'The Fool On The Hill' – Sergio Mendes
'We Can Work It Out' - Coldplay
'Yesterday' – James Taylor with Diana Krall
'For No One' – Diana Krall with James Taylor
'My Valentine' – Paul McCartney
'Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five' – Paul McCartney
'Golden Slumbers / Carry That Weight / The End' - Paul McCartney featuring Dave Grohl and Joe Walsh
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
For more information, please visit www.musicares.org.