Paul McCartney blows San Francisco away

Paul McCartney blows San Francisco away: Aidin Vaziri | “This is such a scene I’m just going to take a moment for myself to just take it all in,” Paul McCartney said, addressing an audience that had spent the previous hour or so cramming itself into every possible corner of AT&T Park. So a mere two songs into his set on Saturday everything stopped while the 68-year-old pop titan stood at the edge of the stage, mugging as much for the sea of raised cameras at his feet as for his own enjoyment. The last time McCartney played in San Francisco was when the Beatles performed their final public concert at Candlestick Park in 1966. He returned on Saturday virtually unchanged – the same shaggy hair, titanium smile and desperate need to please. He was even wearing the same boots. “The only thing then is we couldn’t hear a thing we were singing,” he said, inspiring a fresh chorus of screams, only probably more ragged and breathless this time around. Read more.

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