Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke


[ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE ]
>>HEY, MATE, I’M IN LIVERPOOL, I’M WONDERING IF YOU COULD HELP. YEAH. I NEED SOMEBODY. NOT JUST ANYBODY. CAN YOU PLEASE, PLEASE, HELP ME? [ LAUGHTER ]
OH, THAT’S GREAT. THANKS SO MUCH, MATE. I’LL SEE YOU IN A MINUTE. THANK YOU. OH. WHAT A GOOD GUY.>>HEY.>>James: HEY, MAN.>>HEY, JAMES.>>James: THANK YOU SO MUCH
FOR THIS.>>NO PROBLEM. HAPPY TO HELP.>>James: I DON’T KNOW
LIVERPOOL THAT WELL.>>I’LL SHOW YOU AROUND. IT’S PERFECT.>>James: DO YOU MIND IF WE
LISTEN TO SOME MUSIC?>>I’D LOVE TO.>>James: SHALL WE SEE WHAT’S
ON THE RADIO? ♪
♪ ASKED A GIRL WHAT SHE WANTED TO BE
♪ SHE SAID BABY, CAN’T YOU SEE I WANT TO BE FAMOUS
♪ A STAR ON THE SCREEN BUT YOU CAN DO SOMETHING
♪ IN BETWEEN BABY YOU CAN DRIVE MY CAR
♪ YES I’M GONNA BE A STAR BABY YOU CAN DRIVE MY CAR
♪ AND MAYBE I’LL LOVE YOU BEEP BEEP’M BEEP BEEP YEAH
♪ BEEP BEEP’M BEEP BEEP YEAH (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)
[ LAUGHTER ] HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU WROTE
YOUR FIRST SONG?>>I WROTE MY FIRST SONG WHEN I
WAS 14.>>James: WHAT WAS THAT? WHAT WAS IT CALLED?>>I LOST MY LITTLE GIRL.>>James: HOW’D IT GO? DO YOU REMEMBER IT?>>YEAH
♪ I WOKE UP LATE THIS MORNING. MY HEAD WAS IN A WHIRL ♪
I LOST MY LITTLE GIRL ♪ HER CLOTHES WERE NOT EXPENSIVE ♪
HER HAIR DIDN’T ALWAYS CURL. HA-HA.>>James: THAT WAS A HIT! THAT WAS A HIT!>>YEAH, YEAH.>>James: VERY DIFFERENT FROM
MY FIRST SONG I WROTE FROM MY BAND AT SCHOOL.>>WHAT WAS THAT?>>James: IT WAS CALLED “GIRL
ARE YOU READY?”>>THERE WAS A GIRL INVOLVED? HOW’D THAT GO.>>James: IT WENT
♪ GIRL ARE YOU READY, JUST TELL ME ARE YOU READY ♪
GIRL ARE YOU READY, I AIN’T GOING TO RUSH AND YOU INTO A BIG
DANCE BREAK. VERY SIMILAR.>>JAMES, IT’S NOT REALLY
SIMILAR. [ LAUGHTER ]
LOOK WHERE WE ARE NOW. WE’RE ON IT. IT FEELS ONLY RIGHT WE WOULD
LISTEN TO THIS WHILE WE’RE HERE, DO YOU THINK? ♪ MEMORY TO KNOW. ALL THE PEOPLE THAT COME AND GO
♪ SAY HELLO.>>HELLO.>>HELLO. ♪ PENNY LANE IS IN MY EARS AND
IN MY EYES ♪ OH YEAH.>>James: ALMOST GOING TO COME
UP AND GO — THEY’LL NEVER BELIEVE IT. ♪ PENNY LANE, THERE WAS A FIRE
WITHIN AN HOUR GLASS ♪ IN HIS POCKET IS A PORTRAIT OF
THE QUEEN ♪ HE LIKES TO KEEP HIS FIRE
ENGINE CLEAN ♪ IT’S A CLEAN MACHINE.>>I USED TO BE IN THE CHOIR OF
THAT CHURCH!>>James: THAT CHURCH THERE?>>ST. BARNABUS, YEAH.>>James: YOU WERE IN THE
CHOIR?>>I WAS A CHOIR BOY. THANK GOD FOR THAT CHOIR.>>James: INDEED.>>MY BROTHER GOT MARRIED IN
THAT CHURCH.>>James: NO WAY!>>LEGENDARY. HE SAYS HI, BY THE WAY. ♪ PENNY LANE IS IN MY EARS AND
IN MY EYES.>>James: LET’S GO IN AND SAY
HELLO. HI.>>OH MY GOSH!>>THERE THEY ARE. THE BOYS.>>James: I GOT A FEELING THIS
ONE MIGHT BE ON THE WALL AS WELL, PAUL. THERE WE GO. [ MUSIC ]
>>HELLO, DARLING. HI. HELLO, DARLING. THE LAST TIME I WAS AROUND HERE,
CERTAINLY NO ONE WAS NOTICING ME AT ALL. ♪ PENNY LANE IS IN MY EARS AND
IN MY EYES ♪ THERE BENEATH THE BLUE
SUBURBAN SKY ♪ PENNY LANE.>>James: WE HAVEN’T GOT A
HAT. [ HARMONICA ]
[ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE ]>>James: YOUR MUSIC IS SO
FULL OF POSITIVITY AND JOY AND A MESSAGE OF LOVE AND
TOGETHERNESS, I FEEL LIKE IT’S MORE RELEVANT NOW TODAY THAN
IT’S MAYBE EVER BEEN.>>THAT’S ONE OF THE STRANGE
THINGS. WE DIDN’T EXPECT IT TO LAST 10
YEARS. IT KEEPS GOING ON AND ON AND ON,
AND IT KEEPS BEING RELEVANT.>>James: YEAH.>>I HAD A DREAM IN THE 60’S
WHERE MY MOM WHO DIED CAME TO ME IN THE DREAM AND WAS REASSURING
ME SAYING, “IT’S GOING TO BE OK. JUST LET IT BE.” OH, I FELT SO RELIEVED LIKE —
OH, IT’S GOING TO BE GREAT. SHE GAVE ME THE POSITIVE WORDS. I WOKE UP. I GO, WHAT WAS THAT? SHE SAID, LET IT BE. I SAID IT WAS KIND OF GOOD, YOU
KNOW? SO I WROTE THE SONG. IT WAS FULL OF POSITIVITY.>>James: THAT’S THE MOST
BEAUTIFUL STORY I’VE EVER HEARD. ♪ WHEN I FIND MYSELF AT TIMES IN
A STRUGGLE ONE THING COMES TO ME ♪ SPEAKING WORDS OF WISDOM LET
IT BE ♪ AND IN MY HOUR OF DARKNESS
SHE’S STANDING THERE IN FRONT OF ME
♪ SPEAKING WORDS OF WISDOM LET IT BE
♪ LET IT BE. LET IT BE
♪ LET IT BE. LET IT BE
♪ THERE WILL BE AN ANSWER, LET IT BE.>>THIS IS A HARMONY
♪ LET IT BE. LET IT BE
♪ LET IT BE. LET IT BE
♪ THERE WILL BE AN ANSWER, LET IT BE.>>James: OH, MAN! THAT GOT ME EMOTIONAL THERE.>>IT DID.>>James: IT’S TOO MUCH FOR
ME.>>I DIDN’T SEE THAT ONE COMING
AROUND THE CORNER. NO. THAT’S GREAT. THAT’S THE POWER OF MUSIC. IT’S WEIRD, ISN’T IT? HOW THAT COULD DO THAT TO YOU?>>James: WELL I CAN REMEMBER,
I CAN REMEMBER MY GRANDDADDY WAS A MUSICIAN AND MY DAD SAT ME
DOWN AND SAYING, “WE’RE GOING TO PLAY YOU THE BEST SONG YOU’VE
EVER HEARD.” I REMEMBER THEM PLAYING ME THAT.>>WHAT DO YOU THINK?>>James: IF MY GRANDDAD WAS
WITH ME HERE NOW, HE’D GET A KICK OUT OF THIS.>>HE IS.>>James: OH MAN. YEAH.>>OK, THIS IS FORK IN THE ROAD.>>James: ON THE 20 HERE? HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU LIVED
IN THAT HOUSE?>>12 OR 13, I THINK.>>James: WHEN’D YOU LEAVE?>>18 OR 20.>>James: SHALL WE COME IN AND
HAVE A LOOK?>>I’VE NEVER BEEN IN SINCE I
LIVED THERE.>>James: IT’LL BE INCREDIBLE. ALL RIGHT, LET’S GET IN THERE. LET’S HAVE A LOOK. COME ON, YOU SHOULD LEAD THE
WAY.>>HELLO. IT’S PAUL MCCARTNEY.>>OH MY GOD!>>James: I’M JAMES. DO YOU HAVE A MIND IF WE LOOK
AROUND?>>THIS IS WHERE MY DAD USED TO
DO THE LAUNDRY. THERE WAS NO WASHING MACHINE OR
ANYTHING. HE WOULD JUST DO HIS SMALLS IN
THERE, YOU KNOW,.>>James: RIGHT.>>OVER HERE, THIS IS WHERE ME
AND JOHN WOULD OFTEN COME TO REHEARSAL TO WRITE AND, UM, THIS
IS MAINLY OUR ROOM HERE.>>James: THIS IS WHERE YOU
AND JOHN WOULD SIT AND ROCK?>>YEAH, BECAUSE MY DAD WOULD BE
IN THERE WATCHING TELE OR DOING SOMETHING AND WE’D BE IN HERE. WE’D JUST WRITTEN “SHE LOVES
YOU” WHICH WAS TO BE A BIG BEATLES HIT. MY DAD WAS IN THERE. WE WERE JUST FINISHING UP IN
HERE, JOHN AND I. WE WOULD PLAY IT DOWN FOR MY
DAD, YOU KNOW. HE WAS A MUSICIAN. HE PLAYED PIANO.>>James: YOU WOULD GO IN HERE
AND SAY, “DAD WE THINK WE HAVE A SONG.”>>LISTEN YOU WANT TO HEAR A
SONG? HE GOES, FINE. THEN WE START SINGING, AND HE
LISTENED TO THE WHOLE SONG AND HE SAID, “IT’S VERY NICE, BUT
SON, THERE’S ENOUGH OF THESE AMERICANISMS AROUND. COULDN’T YOU SING SHE LOVES YOU
YES, YES, YES?” NO. WE DIDN’T HEED HIS ADVICE. HAD WE HAVE DONE, WHO KNOWS WHAT
COULD HAVE HAPPENED?>>SHE LOVES YOU YES, YES, SHE
DOES ♪>>James: COMING BACK HERE AND
BEING IN HERE, WHAT DOES IT MAKE YOU FEEL? WHAT DOES IT MAKE YOU THINK OF
BEING BACK IN HERE?>>IT MAKES ME REALIZE HOW LONG
THE JOURNEY’S BEEN TO DATE, BECAUSE WE REALLY LIVED HERE. I REMEMBER ME AND MY MOM AND
DAD. IT SEEMED LIKE THAT’S THE WAY
LIFE WAS IN. THEN WE HAD SCHOOL. THEN WE WOULD WRITE SONGS ABOUT
IT LIKE PENNY LANE AND THEN THIS SONG RIGHT HERE. ♪ GOT OUT OF BED. THAT’S ME, RUNNING LATE FOR THE
BUS. THAT’S WHAT MAKES ME THINK, WOW,
THE DISTANCE FROM HERE TO WHERE WE WENT AND WHERE WE ARE NOW,
IT’S LIKE PHENOMENAL. THERE’S THE ACOUSTIC CHAMBER.>>James: THE ACOUSTIC
CHAMBER.>>
♪ EVERYTHING SOUNDS BETTER IN THE VAULT JAMES ABSOLUTELY.>>HERE IT DOESN’T SOUND AS
GOOD. I WOULD SPEND HOURS IN HERE WITH
MY GUITAR. ♪ SHE LOVES YOU YEAH, YEAH,
YEAH.>>James: I’M THINKING THE
BEATLES WERE HUGE WHEN YOU STILL LIVED HERE, RIGHT?>>YEAH. THAT’S RIGHT. ANY FANS CAME TO THE DOOR, HE
WOULD SAY, COME IN, LOVE, YOU WANT A CUP OF TEA? WE WERE TRYING TO NOT DO THAT. ONE NIGHT, I WAS A BIT FED UP
WITH ALL THE FANDOM AND ALL OF THAT. YOU’RE COMING HOME, AND YOU WANT
TO LET IT GO. TOMORROW I’M GOING TO BE BACK IN
THAT. I WANTED A RESPITE FROM IT. I HAD A LITTLE DISGUISE. I PUT A LITTLE DISGUISE ON JAMES
WHAT WAS THE DISGUISE?>>MUSTACHE AND GLASSES AND A
FLAP HAT AND OLD RAIN COAT. I SORT OF WALK OUT. THERE WERE A COUPLE OF FANS OUT
THERE. I WALK OUT AND I’M THINKING,
CHEERS. TADA. I’M WALKING — BECAUSE —
“HELLO, PAUL!”>>James: WELL, I GOT TO SAY,
I MEAN, WE’VE BEEN IN THIS HOUSE NOW FOR FOUR AND A HALF MINUTES.>>OH MY GOD.>>James: YOU MIGHT NEED A
DISGUISE TO GET OUT TODAY. LOOK AT THIS. WE MIGHT NEED THAT FLAP HAT AND
GLASSES AGAIN. HA-HA.>>I HAVE A FEELING IT’S STILL
NOT GOING TO WORK. ♪ GOING TO GET OLDER MANY YEARS
FROM NOW ♪ GREETINGS FROM THE WINE
♪ QUARTER TO 3, WOULD YOU LOCK THE DOOR
♪ WILL YOU STILL NEED ME WHEN I’M 64. ALTOGETHER
♪ WHEN I’M 64. ONE MORE TIME
♪ WHEN I’M 64!>>James: HA-HA! THANKS, LOVE. THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>THANK YOU.>>OK, BYE.>>James: SEE YOU REAL SOON. THANKS SO MUCH. CHEERS.>>ALL RIGHT, FOLKS. WE’LL KEEP IT MOVING. SEE YA. THANK YOU, FOLKS. [ EVERYONE SPEAKING AT ONCE ]
>>CHEERS, THANK YOU.>>James: GREAT. NICE TO SEE YOU.>>OH, BABY. [ CHUCKLES ]
YOU SAID THIS WAS GOING TO BE A TRIP.>>James: RIGHT? ♪ SINGING OF THE DEAD OF NIGHT
♪ TAKE THESE BROKEN WINGS AND LEARN TO FLY
♪ ALL YOUR LIFE, YOU WERE ONLY WAITING FOR THIS MOMENT TO
ARRIVE ♪ YOU WERE ONLY WAITING FOR THIS
MOMENT TO ARRIVE ♪ YOU WERE ONLY WAITING FOR THIS
MOMENT TO ARRIVE. [ APPLAUSE ]
>>James: NOW THE BEATLES ALWAYS HAD SUCH ICONIC HAIRCUTS
AND LOOKS. WAS IT IMPORTANT TO YOU AS A
BAND YOU LOOKED A CERTAIN WAY?>>YOU KNOW, KIND OF — YOU KNOW
–>>James: I FEEL LIKE IF I HAD
THIS HAIRCUT, GIRLS WOULD DEFINITELY DIG ME. WHO WAS IT IN THE BAND WHO WOULD
DETERMINE THE LOOK OF EACH ALBUM? THE GREAT THING ABOUT ALL OF
YOUR LOOKS IS ANYONE COULD PULL THEM OFF.>>POLO SHIRTS AND JEANS.>>James: I’LL TELL YOU WHAT,
I WANT SOME NEW STUFF.>>A NEW ONE.>>James: HERE WE GO. ♪ I
♪ I SAW YOU FLASH A SMILE THAT SEEMED TO ME TO SAY
♪ YOU WANTED SO MUCH MORE THAN CASUAL CONVERSATION
♪ I SWEAR I CAUGHT A LOOK BEFORE YOU TURNED AWAY
♪ NOW I DON’T SEE THE POINT RESISTING YOUR TEMPTATION
♪ DID YOU COME ON TO ME WILL I COME ON TO YOU? ♪ IF YOU COME ON TO ME
WILL I COME ON TO YOU? ♪ DO, DO, DO, DO-DO, DO
DO, DO, DO, DO-DO, DO ♪ DO, DO, DO, DO-DO, DO
DO, DO-DO-DO, DO ♪ IF YOU COME ON TO ME
WILL I COME ON TO YOU? ♪ IF YOU COME ON TO ME
THEN I’LL COME ON TO YOU ♪ YES I WILL, YES I WILL
YES I WILL, NOW [ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE ]
>>James: NOW, YOU USED TO PLAY QUITE A LOT OF PUBS IN THIS
AREA?>>WE PLAYED WHERE WE COULD GET
A GIG, ANYONE WHO WOULD HIRE US, WE WOULD PLAY.>>James: I WAS THINKING WE
COULD GO BACK TO ONE OF THOSE PUBS AND HAVE A BIT OF FUN. WOULD YOU BE UP FOR THAT?>>YEAH, DEFINITELY.>>James: OK. [ MUSIC ]
WE CAME TO A PUB WHERE PAUL MCCARTNEY WOULD OCCASIONALLY
PLAY AND SOMETIMES GET A DRINK. WE’LL HIT THE LOCALS AND
SURPRISE THEM. HELLO, HOW ARE YOU? I’M JAMES. I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD HELP
YOU BEHIND THE BAR TODAY. IF I COULD, I’VE NEVER DONE THIS
BEFORE. REALLY? HOW ARE YOU? WHAT CAN I GET YOU?>>LEMONADE.>>James: A LEMONADE. WE CAN DO A LEMONADE. HERE YOU GO. WHY DON’T YOU PLAY SOMETHING ON
THE JUKEBOX. WHATEVER YOU WANT. TAKE YOUR PICK. ANY OF THOSE SONGS. WHATEVER YOU CAN. DO YOU EVER HAVE A CHEEKY LITTLE
DRINK? [ MUSIC ]
♪ HARD DAY’S NIGHT AND I’VE BEEN WORKING LIKE A DOG
♪ IT’S BEEN A HARD DAY’S NIGHT ♪ YOU MAKE ME FEEL ALL RIGHT
♪ YOU KNOW I FEEL ALL RIGHT ♪ YOU KNOW I FEEL ALL RIGHT. [ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE ]
>>James: WHEW!>>THANK YOU.>>James: HA-HA! BEST EVER. IF YOU WANT A SONG, GO TO THE
JUKEBOX AND PUT A SONG ON. IT’S FREE FOR THE REST OF THE
NIGHT. GO. GO. GO! [ MUSIC ]
♪ IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE MARKETPLACE,
(PLAYING OBLADI) ♪ ♪ ♪
♪ ♪ ♪ (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)
>>James: YAY! HA-HA! ♪ LOVE ME DO
♪ SO PLEASE LOVE ME DO ♪ WHOA, LOVE ME DO ♪PARAGRAPH. [ CHEERING AND APPLAUSE ]
[ MUSIC ] ♪ ♪ ♪
♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
BACK N THE U.S.S.R. (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)
>>James: GO! ♪ BACK N THE U.S.S.R. (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)
♪ BACK N THE U.S.S. BACK N THE U.S.S. ♪ BACK N THE U.S.S.R. (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)
THANK YOU. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, I THINK
THIS IS AN AFTERNOON NOT ONE OF US WILL EVER FORGET. THANK YOU, PAUL, THANK YOU FOR
EVERYTHING.>>THANK YOU, JAMES. NOW, JAMES, WHY DON’T YOU JOIN
US? COME ON, LET’S DO IT LET’S DO
IT. ♪ HEY JUDE, DON’T MAKE ME SAD
♪ TAKE A SAD SONG AND MAKE IT BETTER
♪ REMEMBER BE EVER INTO YOUR HEART
♪ HEY JUDE, DON’T BE AFRAID. [ SINGING ]
TO MAKE IT BETTER ♪ BETTER
BETTER ♪ BETTER
NANANANANA ♪ NANANANANA
♪ HEY JUDE NA NA NA
♪ NANANANANA ♪ HEY JUDE
♪ ♪ ♪ NA NA NA
♪ NANANANA NANANANA
♪ HEY JUDE NA NA NA
♪ NANANANA NANANANA
♪ HEY JUDE COME ON, YOU SING IT. [ SINGING ]
NA NA NA ♪ NA NA NA NA
NA NA NA ♪ HEY JUDE
NA NA NA ♪ NA NA NA NA
NA NA NA NA ♪ HEY JUDE
>>EVERYBODY! NA NA NA NA
♪ NA NA NA NA ♪ HEY JUDE
(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>>MR PAUL McCARTNEY! ♪ NA NA NA NA
NA NA NA NA ♪ HEY JUDE
>>James: MY THANKS TO SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. BE SURE TO PRE-ORDER PAUL’S
BRILLIANT NEW ALBUM “EGYPT STATION” AND CHECK OUT HIS TWO
NEW SONGS “COME ON TO ME” AND “I DON’T KNOW” OUT NOW. WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK WITH MORE OF
THE LATE LATE SHOW IN LONDON.

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