Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus, Paul Simon Captivate at ‘SNL 40’

February 16, 2015 5:27 AM

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Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus, Paul Simon Captivate at ‘SNL 40’

Paul McCartney followed-up his impromptu duet with Paul Simon of the Beatles' "I've Just Seen a Face" with a bombastic, bleeding-heart rendition of "Maybe I'm Amazed" during Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary special. While the performance itself was appropriately celebratory and thunderous, a hat must be tipped to Keith Richards' sly introduction: "In the early Sixties a band came out of England and it changed the world But enough about the Rolling Stones: Ladies and gentlemen, Paul McCartney."

Miley Cyrus continued the festivities by paying tribute to Simon with an impressive rendition of "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover." Slinking through the verses, Cyrus took the chance to break out her booming, diva vocals during the song's soulful and stomping chorus — all of which was anchored by Fred A...

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