Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr top the all-star lineup of Grammy's salute to the band that stormed America 50 years ago.
Same song, second verse.
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A Grammy Salute returns for an encore broadcast Wednesday (CBS, 8:30-11 p.m. ET/PT).
The prime-time special aired Sunday exactly 50 years to the day and time of the band's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, when a record 73 million tuned in to see the Fab Four perform live.
The all-star Grammy special averaged 13.95 million viewers, peaking at 14.8 million in the final half hour. It's a modest audience next to the untouchable Beatles milestone but impressive considering the show was up against the Olympics and the winter premiere of The Walking Dead.
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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr top a lineup that includes such Beatles admirers asStevie Wonder, Dave Grohl and Katy Perry turning in takes on tunes from Somethingto Revolution.
Bassist Don Was leads a house band that includes Kenny Aronoff on drums, Lenny Castro on percussion, Chris Caswell and Greg Phillinganes on keyboards, Peter Frampton and Steve Lukather on guitars, and Rami Jaffi on organ.
Also included are David Letterman's interviews with McCartney and Starr at the Ed Sullivan Theater.
The performance rundown
Maroon 5: All My Loving, Ticket To Ride
John Mayer & Keith Urban: Don't Let Me Down
Ed Sheeran: In My Life
Imagine Dragons: Revolution
Stevie Wonder: We Can Work It Out
Alicia Keys and John Legend: Let It Be
Katy Perry: Yesterday
Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart (in a one-night Eurythmics reunion): The Fool On The Hill
Dave Grohl and Jeff Lynne: Hey Bulldog
Brad Paisley and Pharrell Williams with the Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil: Here Comes The Sun
Dhani Harrison, Jeff Lynne & Joe Walsh: Something
Gary Clark Jr., Dave Grohl & Joe Walsh: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Ringo Starr: Matchbox, Boys, Yellow Submarine
Paul McCartney: I Saw Her Standing There, Get Back, Birthday
All-star finale: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, With A Little Help From My Friends, Hey Jude