Paul McCartney Opens Tour in Brazil; Plays Five Beatles Songs For First Time In Concert [Video]

Brad Bershad

by Brad Bershad

Published May 5, 2013

Check out this YouTube playlist we created of the 5 Beatles songs that were performed in concert for the first time ever by Paul McCartney, in chronological order:

Paul McCartney opened up his Out There World Tour yesterday at Mineirão, Belo Horizonte in Brazil and played an incredible 38 songs, including 8 beatles songs during an epic double-encore.

As if that wasn't mind-blowing enough, Paul and his band played 5 Beatles songs that he had never performed live in concert before. Ever. The songs were Eight Days A Week, Your Mother Should Know, All Together Now, Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!, and Lovely Rita.

McCartney and his band also played 2 Wings songs that they had never played before: "Listen to What the Man Said" and "Hi, Hi, Hi".

Big credit goes to his band, who must have spent lots of time learning and practicing the classic tunes. The YouTube videos that have surfaced are generally poor audio / video quality, but the band sounds very much up to the challenge as they sound bloody brilliant!

Paul McCartney May 4th, 2013 Setlist from

1. Eight Days a Week (The Beatles song) (live debut)
2. Junior's Farm (Wings song)
3. All My Loving (The Beatles song)
4. Listen to What the Man Said (Wings song) (solo band live debut, last … more)
5. Let Me Roll It (Wings song)
6. Paperback Writer (The Beatles song)
7. My Valentine
8. Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five (Wings song)
9. The Long and Winding Road (The Beatles song)
10. Maybe I'm Amazed
11. Hope of Deliverance
12. We Can Work It Out (The Beatles song)
13. Another Day (last played on 11 June 1993)
14. And I Love Her(The Beatles song)
15. Blackbird (The Beatles song)
16. Here Today
17. Your Mother Should Know (The Beatles song) (live debut)
18. Lady Madonna (The Beatles song)
19. All Together Now (The Beatles song) (live debut)
20. Mrs. Vandebilt (Wings song)
21. Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles song)
22. Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! (The Beatles song) (live debut)
23. Something (The Beatles song)
24. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (The Beatles song)
25. Band on the Run (Wings song)
26. Hi, Hi, Hi (Wings song) (solo band live debut, last … more)
27. Back in the U.S.S.R. (The Beatles song)
28. Let It Be (The Beatles song)
29. Live and Let Die (Wings song)
30. Hey Jude (The Beatles song)

31. Day Tripper (The Beatles song)
32. Lovely Rita (The Beatles song) (live debut)
33. Get Back (The Beatles song)

Encore 2:
34. Yesterday (The Beatles song)
35. Helter Skelter (The Beatles song)
36. Golden Slumbers (The Beatles song)
37. Carry That Weight (The Beatles song)
38. The End (The Beatles song)

Setlist.FM notes:

Note: Big surprises on the first night of the Out There! Tour as 'Eight Days a Week', 'Your Mother Should Know', 'All Together Now', 'Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite!' and 'Lovely Rita' are all played for the first time ever in concert. 'Eight Days a Week' was never actually performed live by The Beatles in 1965 as some sources suggest, they just mimed to a recording of it on the TV show 'Thank Your Lucky Stars'. Also, 'Listen to What the Man Said' and 'Hi, Hi, Hi' are both played for the first time in concert since the Wings Over the World tour in 1976. It should be noted that 'Listen to What the Man Said' was played by Paul and his solo band at several promotional appearances in 1987 and 1988 including at least one TV show.

We want a DVD!

Paul McCartney 2013 Tour Dates:
05/06 – Goiania, BR @ Serra Dourada
05/09 – Fortaleza, BR @ Castelao Stadium
05/18 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
05/19 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
05/22 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Arena
05/23 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Arena
05/26 – Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
05/29 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
05/30 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
06/08 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
06/10 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
06/14 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/22 – Warsaw, PL @ National Stadium
06/25 – Verona, IT @ Roman Ampitheatre
06/27 – Vienna, AT @ Happel Stadium
07/07 – Ottawa, ON @ Scotiabank Place
07/09 – Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
07/12 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park
07/14 – Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
07/16 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miller Park
07/19 – Seattle, WA @ Safeco Field
07/23 – Quebec City, QC @ Plains of Abraham
08/09-11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Festival
08/12 – Winnipeg, MB @ Investors Group Field
08/14 – Regina, SK @ Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field

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