You don’t see a lot of THESE anymore, do ya? Well this is a bit awkward really, isn’t it? You know, normally, there are FOUR of uz. Now, if one of us doesn't show up it's called- (scan crowd) anybody?- the Threatles, which actually sounds pretty good depending on which one doesn't show….
So anyway, I'd like to carry on now with the song that was the first ever we did on your Ed Sullivan show over here. So let's start the fingers popping shall we? And we start with…
ALL MY LOVIN Blue verse, red/mag chorus
first at stage right mic (SRM) on bass, then switching to keyboard mic (KM) from INSTRUMENTAL onward.
AFTER SONG: do the Beatle Bow- then tell audience “You were great too, so u have to learn the bow, everybody stand up! One, two, three……….” bow
SPOKEN INTRO, GETTING AUDIENCE TO SING “WHOOOOOO!”
I SAW HER STANDING THERE (KM)
Blue verse, red/mag chorus
SPOKEN INTROBetween/talk look
YESTERDAY- acoustic guitar (SRM)Blue/lav whole song Rehearse bridge of Work It Out w/ audience…..Between/talk look
WE CAN WORK IT OUT acoustic guitar (SRM)Blue verse, white (R99) chorus
SPOKEN: “John’s bit was important on that one, we found that out. Early on, everybody said he was the leader- but WAS he?” (Dream music plays while doing costume/wig change blue, no spots when spoken bit done[MY BACK IS TO THE AUDIENCE AT A CHANGING STATION BEHIND THE KEYBOARD] & carries thru until completed)
Switch to brown wig & Shea jacket & sunglasses & electric guitar-
(SRM) LENNON- (excerpts) “The title track to the B&W film, was that him?” (play chord) Was that his chord? No, it was MY chord (start finger pops- “ c‘mon, u did it for ‘ im!”) amberHARD DAY’S NITE- no it was me. The next film, was that him? Amber/magHELP help ME, not ‘im!! And was the story “in HIS life?” teal/magIN MY LIFE -gtr then piano- No, it was MY life! How about this one: green/lavCOME TOGETHER- not over HIM, over ME!- (put down el gtr, switch to keyboard) I can imagine something that will shut him up-and here’s where I’ll rest my case:
(KM) blue whiteIMAGINE- “that was ME.”
Green/lav, no front
(Dream music plays again for costume change [CHANGING STATION] to Paul longer wig and mod look)Between/talk look
“John can be a little prick- ly sometimes, oh I forgot you were there! ….
HERE THERE & EVERYWHERE/GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE (KM)
[CHANGING STATION to Pepper outfit] "The next period I’ve gotten loads of credit for- good! I thought, you know, lads, we don’t tour anymore, what if….."green/mag
SGT PEPPER (KM) playing bass w/ left hand and keyboard w/ right hand.
Then start Billy Shears and all n/c stop: “Hang on, no Ringo songs for THIS boy-o! OK, you want to sing Billy Shears, let’s do that, but I’ll see if I can stay on the same album but wiggle sideways a bit” On keyboard, do Bil-ly-Shears then switch to:
SHE’S LEAVING HOME (KM)
"Is anyone here 64? Or thinking of it? You oughtta think twice, I hear it’s not such great fun!"
blue/lav WHEN I’M 64 (KM)
green/lav/mag[CHANGING STATION to late look] OB-LA-DI (KM)
LADY MADONNA (KM)amb/nc LONG & WINDING/HEY JUDE (KM)all blue , blue/nc All NEXT SEGMENT (Paul solo stuff) is at (KM):
“We got a 7-minute song to #1 on the charts, we were running out of mountains to climb!” Wistful about potential Beatles break-up: “Who knows where it can go from here if left to my own devices…… Can I try a couple ideas out on u people?”
“Everyone deserves the chance to have ‘the love of your life.’ But if u are blessed enough to have that happen to you… sometimes,,,,that light… goes out. And maybe then you’ll search for another light…..but the first one you see…..may be a firefly….but we all deserve a 2nd chance at the love of our lives. But none can ever fully & truly replace the first”
teal/lav MY LOVE, “do we need something peppier?”
red/amb COMIN’ UP “maybe something that starts w/ a bass part!”......
SILLY LOVE SONGS, then:solid looks, green, red/mg, blue/lav
Between/talk look “Do you like our films? I miss the films. Of course, we had “A Hard Day’s Night” remember that one? And then there was the one in color…… Anyway, here’s an idea that maybe could fit in a film. If this song WERE to need bomb sounds, think about how you’d wanna make those bomb sounds go off- do you want to rehearse that?”
LIVE AND LET DIE blue/teal, lav mag, all NC
Between/talk look“So we’ll see…….”
FINAL SEGMENT- (KM)gobos, all blue YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY-GOLDEN SLUMBERS- THE END-LET IT BE
(KM) LONG TALL SALLY Flash solid looks at will, give all she's got captain....gou out big before encore
Between/talk look“All right, you people need to be calmed down a bit……”
While tuning, tell about how you want to start w/ a guitar lesson, (ask “Can u think what song we haven’t done tonite that needs yet to be played? Play intro, then cue them on lyrics: “Blackbird” like in church.