The second part of the show was preceded by sitar music played over the loudspeakers, and when the curtains lifted the band appeared in full Sergeant Pepper’s regalia playing, of course, “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and then easing into “With a Little Help from my Friends” with the vocals sung by the drummer who played the part of Ringo. This section of the concert featured songs including “Come Together”, “Hello Goodbye”, “Penny Lane”, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” and a costume transition of the band members to the Abbey Road phase of the Beatles. The guy who played Lennon donned a wig, round glasses, and sang an acoustic version of “Strawberry Fields”. The guy who played Paul also sang “Yesterday” and “Blackbird” to the delight of the audience, and the guy who played George sang the second most covered Beatle song (after “Yesterday”) “Something”. The show ended with the audience singing and clapping to “Get Back”, and the band came back for an encore where they sang “Hey Jude” joined by all the audience.
I left the venue with the feeling that I had attended a concert by the real act hearing the legendary music that is still listened to today even by the new generations.
Beatles 4 Ever! R.I.P. John and George
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