With the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show coming at warp speed–about the only thing taking my mind off the “polar vortex,” is tonight’s Grammy Awards. It has plenty of anxious anxiety for Beatle fans: Will Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform together again? They are both scheduled to perform, but it hasn’t been officially stated that they will do something together.
Oh. well, at least this year’s Grammys should be better than last year’s with both of them on the bill. But I don’t see how it could beat that killer performance of the Abbey Road Medley when Paul traded guitar licks with Bruce Springsteen, Joe Walsh, and Dave Grohl. But I hope it does.
The show should keep McCartney fans riveted since Paul is nominated for five Grammys for his work on Cut Me Some Slack–the song he did with Nirvana’s remaining members, Live Kisses–the DVD version of his standard covers album, Kisses on the Bottom, and the Deluxe reissue packaging for Wings Over America. I have my fingers crossed…………….