By Mick Le Moignan
At the height of the pandemic, it was hard to imagine we’d ever return to having huge, live audiences at concerts and sporting events – but it’s now apparent that our love of gathering en masse far outweighs our fear of infection.
I thought my younger son had scored the hot ticket of the summer when he went to the Glastonbury Festival and saw Paul McCartney’s extraordinary 2½-hour concert. A rock god at 80! Who knew?
Of course, Sir Paul had massive technical support and a couple of extra years to rehearse, as the concert was originally scheduled for 2020, but it was a remarkable performance, even when viewed on TV.
McCartney’s voice was a little thinner and reedier than the world remembers it from the recordings of 50-60 years ago, but the familiar songs will have evoked nostalgic memories for millions, as well as entertaining a whole new audience who…