The song was premiered on ‘American Idol.’
“The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” airs on CBS Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET.
Check out the footage of the U2 singer going in on what Nile Rodgers called the “most influential song of his career.”
Rock Hall Nominees 2014: Nirvana, Hall & Oates, KISS, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt & More
Let the arguments begin: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released the ballot for the class of 2014.
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Taking the stage just after 7 p.m., McCartney launched into a nearly 3-hour set heavy on hits from the Beatles and McCartney’s ’70s band Wings, like a pyrotechnics-packed rendition of “Live and Let Die.”
Nile Rodgers says he will team up with French electronic duo again. This time for his own album.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2013 ballot is out, and disco icons Donna Summer and Chic are both up for induction this year. Of course, “rock” fans have a complicated history with disco, although Chic’s Nile Rodgers has produced albums for rock icons including Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Bruce Springsteen, meanwhile, thought enough of Donna Summer to write “Protection” for her.
Nile Rodgers is a well-liked guy. As the leader of Chic, he’s responsible for some of the biggest hit singles ever, including “Le Freak” and “Good Times.” And as a producer, he’s helmed records by Madonna, David Bowie, David Lee Roth and Mick Jagger. So, it’s no surprise that he has a lot of famous friends, many of whom sent him video or voicemail messages to celebrate his 60th birthday.