Paul McCartney & Bruce Springsteen - I Saw Her Standing There & Twist And Shout
Hard Rock Calling 2012 (Hyde Park, London)
Bruce Springsteen was joined onstage by Paul McCartney as he brought the second night of Hard Rock Calling to a close, but their set was cut shot when organisers turned off their microphones after they broke the venue's sound curfew. McCartney joined Springsteen onstage for "I Saw Her Standing There" and "Twist And Shout", the final songs in Springsteen's 29-song set, which lasted three and a quarter hours in total. But organisers pulled the plug on the encore while The Boss and Macca were trying to address the crowd, rendering them inaudible, to the disbelief of the audience.
Bruce Springsteen said he was amazed when concert bosses pulled the plug on his performance with Paul McCartney: "I wasn't aware the plug had been pulled, and people couldn't hear what I was singing. Afterwards I said to Paul, 'I can understand them pulling the plug on me, but you? Aren't you a knight?'"
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