Brad Paisley and Keith Urban were among the artists who appeared on a CBS special on Sunday night that celebrated The Beatles‘ historic first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Keith joined forces with John Mayer on “Don’t Let Me Down.” Brad collaborated with Pharrell Williams and Cirque du Soleil on “Here Comes the Sun.”
The show concluded with performances by the two surviving Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.
The Beatles: The Night that Changed America — A Grammy Salute aired on the same network, and on the same date and at the same time, as the Fab Four’s landmark Ed Sullivan Show debut 50 years ago.
The program was hosted by LL Cool J. Johnny Depp, Kate Beckinsale, Anna Kendrick, Jeff Bridges, Tom Hanks and Eric Idle were among the many A-list actors in attendance.
Here are the performances that aired on the special, in chronological order:
“All My Loving”
“Ticket to Ride”
“We Can Work It Out”
Joe Walsh, Jeff Lynne and Dhani Harrison
“In My Life”
Keith Urban and John Mayer
“Don’t Let Me Down”
Dave Grohl and Jeff Lynne
“The Fool on the Hill”
Alicia Keys and John Legend
“Let It Be”
Pharrell Williams, Brad Paisley and Cirque du Soleil
“Here Comes the Sun”
Gary Clark Jr., Joe Walsh and Dave Grohl
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
“I Saw Her Standing There”
“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
“With a Little Help from My Friends” (Ringo on vocals)
“Hey Jude” (Ringo on drums)
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