TOKYO (AP) — The bug Paul McCartney caught last week has squashed the final dates of his Japan tour. His reps say the singer isn't well enough to do any of the remaining shows in Japan — because his doctor has ordered him to take complete rest. The canceled shows in Japan include one that had been set for tomorrow at Nippon Budokan hall.
That's a key one because it's where the Beatles performed during their first tour of Japan in 1966. The illness caused McCartney to scrub two weekend concerts in Tokyo, a makeup show set for yesterday and another in Osaka this past Saturday. Japanese are among the world's biggest fans of Western pop music — and some fans traveled from out of town for the McCartney shows.
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