Paul McCartney just played this famous Beatles song live for the first time

The ex-Beatle pulled out a surprise at a performance in Japan

By Anna Silman
April 29, 2015 8:42PM (UTC)
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John Lennon apologizes for his remark that "the Beatles are more popular than Jesus," at a Chicago news conference, Aug. 11, 1966. (AP)

“Another Girl,”the Lennon/McCartney track off 1965’s “Help!” has never been performed live, neither by the Beatles as a group nor as part of a solo performance. That is, until Tuesday, when Paul McCartney performed the song at a concert at Japan’s Budokan, a venue the Beatles played together back in 1966. "It was sensational and quite emotional remembering the first time and then experiencing this fantastic audience tonight," McCartney said. "It was thrilling for us and we think it was probably the best show we did in Japan and it was great to be doing the Budokan 49 years later. It was crazy. We loved it.”

Watch a fan-shot video of the performance below:

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