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Paul McCartney agrees to play pub gig for £1 million

Friday, October 18, 2013

The former Beatle was put on the spot during a phone chat with the host on Wednesday (16Oct13) as he launched a series of intimate concerts at the BBC's tiny Maida Vale studios in London, and agreed he would be willing to perform at The Mulberry Inn in Chiddingfold if those keen to see him play there stumped up the cash for Children in Need.

Evans, who pulled off a similar stunt earlier this year (13) after asking Take That star Gary Barlow to perform for 25 couples who paid to attend the intimate showcase, asked McCartney to play a 45-minute set on 28 June, 2014, prompting the rocker to state, "If I'm available, yeah, I will." The rock icon's daytime gig at Maida Vale on Wednesday, which aired live on BBC Radio was a return date for McCartney, who recorded several early sessions with the Beatles there in the 1960s.

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Created on: 10/18/2013 12:31 PM
Really Paul?
I guess he needs the money......

A million pounds?  Really?  I suppose you can never be too rich....
Created on: 11/6/2013 2:14 PM
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Children In Need is a UK Telethon charity event which raises money fro children in care, poverty, hospital etc.

Most Beatles fans would know Paul would not take money like that for a gig.