2. Paul McCartney told U.K. paper The Sun:
“I didn’t really know who they were. They are saying how good it is to be back together. I said ‘Whoa? You guys haven’t played together for all that time?’ And somebody whispered to me ‘’That’s Nirvana. You’re Kurt.’ I couldn’t believe it.”
3. Eddie Vedder will be teaming up with Roger Waters, as well.
Roger Waters revealed… during a chat on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. “We’re doing a little bit of The Wall and a little bit of Dark Side of the Moon,” Waters said, including “Money,” “Us and Them” and “Comfortably Numb” – with help on the last one from Eddie Vedder.
4. The concert features an incredible lineup, also including:
• Bon Jovi
• Bruce Springsteen
• The Rolling Stones
• Eric Clapton
• Billy Joel
• Alicia Keys
• Chris Martin
• Roger Waters
• Eddie Vedder
• Kanye West
• The Who
5. Here are four Nirvana/Beatles mash-ups that might help you imagine what McCartney’s Nirvana might sound like:
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