Paul McCartney attends Andy Williams’ concert

Tuesday, May 21, 1968
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Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

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On this day, Paul McCartney and Jane Asher had lunch with American singer Andy Williams and his wife Claudine Longet. In the evening, they attended his final concert at the Royal Albert Hall, and joined the farewell party after the show.

[…] Andy also expressed a keen interest in meeting the Beatles. And Mr Sheldon was dutifully on the phone trying to fix a dinner engagement with the Beatles. “Just a quiet meeting,” urged Mr Saltman. “No publicity,” he added with somewhat unexpected ease.

“I’ve never met the Beatles,” said Andy. “I specially want to get together with Paul and John. I’m a great admirer. That Sgt. Pepper album was the very beginning and end.” […]

From Melody Maker, May 25, 1968
From Melody Maker, May 25, 1968
From New Musical Express, May 25, 1968

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