Paul McCartney will play for Obama in June

Posted: May 25, 2010 in Concerts, Pop Music, Rock, The Beatles, Tour
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Paul McCartneyFormer Beatles member, Paul McCartney, will play for U.S. President Barack Obama in June, when will the White House to receive an award, the musician announced on Monday (24), in a statement posted on his official website.

– On Wednesday, June 2, the President and First Lady (Michelle Obama) organize a concert in tribute to Paul McCartney, who will receive the third prize for Gershwin’s popular songs, given by the Library of Congress .

The award, named after the American composer George Gershwin and his brother, Ira, a lyricist, is awarded to musicians for his body of work. Last year was given to Stevie Wonder. It will be one among the many that the former Beatles member has gained in its nearly 50-year career.

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