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Season 33, Episode 7 Paul McCartney: Chaos and Creation at Abbey Road

First Aired: February 27, 2006

“Paul McCartney: Chaos and Creation at Abbey Road.” The former Beatle offers a scintillating session with cuts from his acclaimed 2005 CD, “Chaos and Creation in the Backyard,” including “English Tea,” “How Kind of You” and “Jenny Wren.” In fine voice, he performs solo for a small audience, accompanying himself on piano, guitar and bass. He also sings “Blackbird,” “I've Got a Feeling” and “Band on the Run” and recalls his first recording session with John Lennon. Taped at Abbey Road Studios.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
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