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The Beatles - A GRAMMY Salute Social Media The Stars Tweet

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 07:35am

             "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A GRAMMY® Salute" brought together stars from several generations and genres to pay homage to the 50th anniversay of The Beatles' legendary performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr took to the stage both individually and together to give a performance that will be remembered for years to come.

             Check out what all the stars from the show had to say on social media during the broadcast!

 

 Alicia Keys tweets out a pic of her rehearsal with John Legend in anticipation of the show. 


Paul McCartney tweets out a preview of his rehearsal with Ringo Starr.

 


Eurythmics' Dave Stewart can't help but tweet out Beatles lyrics.

 


Alicia Keys snaps a pic with Paul and Ringo!

 


LL Cool J is proud to be apart of the special Beatles evening.

 


Brad Paisley provides commentary on his and Pharrell's headgear.

 


Keith Urban looks for feedback following his performance with John Mayer.

 


John Legend considers honoring The Beatles all tour.

 

 


Gary Clark, Jr. says it all in two words.

 

 

The all-star lineup for the historic event also featured performances and presentations by: The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Kate Beckinsale, Jeff Bridges, Gary Clark, Jr., Johnny Depp, Dave Grohl, Eric Idle, Imagine Dragons, Alicia Keys and John Legend, Anna Kendrick, David Letterman, LL COOL J, Jeff Lynne, Maroon 5John Mayer and Keith UrbanKaty PerryBrad Paisley and Pharrell Williams, Sean Penn, Ed Sheeran, Joe Walsh, Stevie Wonder, and a one-night-only reunion of Eurythmics' Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart

The special featured David Letterman interviewing Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr at the iconic Ed Sullivan Theater; recollections from three fans who were in the audience for the Beatles' first performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show"; and interviews with three people who worked at the show and were there that night. Originally slated to be a two-hour event, the special has added an additional half-hour with the overwhelming success of the taping, a wealth of archival material, and new interviews.

Check out highlights from the show here.