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BUENOS AIRES — One young rock fan lived out the dream of jamming with one of the most famous musicians still alive today after the 10-year-old girl from Argentina went on stage and asked Paul McCartney if she could play bass with him.
In the video, which was posted on YouTube a day after his show at Estadio Unico de la Plata in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, McCartney is shown welcoming a young girl on the stage who is holding a small, stuffed monkey. The former Beatles member — who made his American debut in 1964 on “The Ed Sullivan Show” 42 years before the girl was born — asked her if she’d like her doll signed. What the remarkable Argentinian wanted, however, was to rock.
First of all, I’m proud of this girl’s mom for raising a daughter who A) Loved The Beatles B) Was able to play along proficiently with the 1969 No. 1 hit “Get Back” and C) Had the confidence to seize the moment and do something remarkable she’ll remember for the rest of her life.
The video is both adorable and inspiring. It’s a bonus if you’re a huge Beatles fan.