Paul McCartney joined onstage by pipe band in London

Legend performs festive classic 'Mull Of Kintyre' at O2 Arena show

Paul McCartney was joined onstage by a pipe band for a rare live version of his 1977 UK Christmas chart-topper ‘Mull Of Kintyre’ in London last night (December 22).

The 18-strong troupe came on during the second encore, to the delight of the capacity crowd at the O2 Arena.

The Beatles legend’s marathon three-hour set, watched by the likes of Noel Gallagher, Alex Turner, Miles Kane and comedian David Walliams, also included a run-through another of his festive classics, 1979’s ‘Wonderful Christmas Time’.

The hit-laden show, the star’s last date on a short European tour, also included many of The Beatles‘ biggest songs, including ‘Eleanor Rigby’, ‘Day Tripper’, ‘Lady Madonna’ and ‘Yesterday’.

Paul McCartney played:

‘Magical Mystery Tour’
‘Drive My Car’
‘Only Mama Knows’
‘Flaming Pie’
‘Got To Get You Into My Life’
‘Let Me Roll It’/’Foxy Lady’
‘The Long And Winding Road’
‘I Want To Come Home’
‘My Love’
‘Here Today’
‘Dance Tonight’
‘And I Love Her’
‘Eleanor Rigby’
‘Leaning On A Lamp Post’/’Something’
‘Mrs Vandebilt’
‘Sing The Changes’
‘Wonderful Christmas Time’
‘Band On The Run’
‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’
‘Back In The USSR’
‘I’ve Got A Feeling’
‘Paperback Writer’
‘A Day In The Life’/’Give Peace A Chance’
‘Let It Be’
‘Live And Let Die’
‘Hey Jude’
‘Day Tripper’
‘Lady Madonna’
‘Get Back’
‘Helter Skelter’
‘Mull Of Kintyre’
‘Sgt Pepper’/’The End’