Video: Tour rehearsals at Sony Studios, Culver City, CA, March 2002
(Monday, April 1, 2002, 8 p.m. PST) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney launched his 19-city Driving USA Tour tonight before a sellout crowd of 15,000 at Oakland Arena in Oakland, California. It was McCartney’s first concert tour in eight years and since the deaths of first wife, Linda McCartney, and fellow ex-Beatle George Harrison.
(Saturday, April 1, 1972) — Mother and Child Reunion by Paul Simon peaked at #4 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was Simon’s first solo appearance on the Hot 100 under his name.