His personal battle against an Asian virus he picked up in
In fact, his planned headlining date on Saturday at the
Tickets for the
McCartney -- who will turn 72 in five days and yet still is known for delivering three-hour-long rock 'n' roll shows -- has wisely opted to follow the advice of physicians, who feel that he has not yet recovered from an Asian viral infection that saw him cancel Japanese shows on
Those shows were "canceled."
This week he "postponed" seven shows slated
While thousands of fans no doubt are disappointed, those who truly love Mc-Cartney and all he stands for, not to mention all that he and his three band-mates in the Beatles accomplished, no doubt want this musician to completely recover before he again tries to play a left-handed guitar, bass or piano.
So he has canceled shows on
If his health allows, he will make up each show in October.
A message on his website when he canceled the Asian shows stated, "Paul has only ever had to reschedule a handful of shows in his entire career, and he is so upset about this situation. He hates to let people down."
His third wife,
Keep in mind that not only is McCartney eager to perform in Holly's hometown, he also is eager to perform at
After all, it was on
Looking back, only 25,000 attended that show in 1966 at Candlestick; capacity then was 42,000. Ticket prices varied from
The Beatles took the stage near
McCartney's American tour now opens on
He stated on his website, PaulMcCartney.com, "I'm sorry, but it's going to be a few more weeks before we get rocking in America again. I'm feeling great but taking my docs' advice to take it easy for just a few more days. Look forward to seeing you all soon."
"The best thing we can say is that Sir
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