McCartney performs 'Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!' live for the f

McCartney performs 'Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!' live for the first time

McCartney performs 'Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!' live for the first time

May 12, 2013

The Beatles famously never played any live performances of anything from Sgt. Pepper since it wasn't possible to reproduce the complex, layered sounds they created for that album. 

Nowadays, of course, anything is possible. But it's still surprising that this is the first time that Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! has been performed live by a Beatle. Paul McCartney is currently on tour in Brazil and will soon be bringing the same set-list to the US.

It's great that McCartney chose this song for a live performance. It seems to go down especially well in Brazil (I have received many wonderful comments from people in that part of the world about the Mr. Kite poster). It's also fantastic to hear the crowd going crazy for this song and singing along with the words.




Also in News

Christmas shipping
Christmas shipping

November 22, 2016

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas… and there aren't many gifts that will last longer than one of our prints.

Read more

Kite customer lived at Lennon's home and saw the original poster
Kite customer lived at Lennon's home and saw the original poster

November 22, 2016

I can’t imagine that there are many people who own one of our Mr. Kite prints who have seen Lennon’s original copy – perhaps only Paul McCartney himself. However…

Read more

Who's the winner of our October prize draw?
Who's the winner of our October prize draw?

November 01, 2016

Last week, we entered the names of all our newsletter subscribers into our regular prize draw and picked one at random to win their choice of any of our prints…

Read more