Universal Music confirmed to Radio.com that this is the first time that solo songs from the Beatles have been packaged together in this way,
“To play with him is very special,” McCartney says during the video.
“The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” airs on CBS Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET.
Letterman interviewed the surviving Beatles together, yesterday at the Ed Sullivan Theater.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic television appearance on ‘The Ed Sullivan’ show, artists like Sting and Lenny Kravitz are returning to the same stage—now home to the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’—to honor the Fab Four.
Ringo has re-hired the last incarnation of the band, including Gregg Rolie and Todd Rundgren.
Celebrating The Beatles on Ed Sullivan 50 Years Later, With a Little Help From Reunited Eurythmics, Perry, Grohl & Wonder
The Eurythmics also reunited; Stevie Wonder, Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl were among other performers.
The show will also see a reunion of the remaining Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Star.
Strangely, neither The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963 nor the Beach Boys’ The Big Beat 1963 even had press releases to announce their existence, and aren’t even mentioned on either band’s official website or Facebook page.
McCartney posted an open letter to his website today (Nov. 14) assuring Putin that the 28 activists from Greenpeace that were placed in jail last month after they staged a protest at a Russian oil-drilling platform in the Arctic Ocean are neither anti-Russia nor working on behalf of the western governments.