Paul McCartney at Prudential Center: A night-to-night comparison


Paul McCartney will perform at the Prudential Center in Newark on Sept. 11.

At the second show of his two-night stand at the Prudential Center in Newark, Paul McCartney played six songs that he did not play on Night 1, including “Listen to What the Man Said,” which made it into one of his shows for the first time since 2015.

I reviewed Night 1 of Paul McCartney’s two-night stand at the Prudential Center in Newark for The Bergen Record/ You can read the review here. I did not attend on Night 2 but got the setlist information from

These songs were played the first night (Sept. 11) but not the second:

“Save Us”
“Temporary Secretary”
“Letting Go”
“We Can Work It Out”
“Hi, Hi, Hi”

These songs were played the second night (Sept. 12) but not the first:

“Junior’s Farm”
“Listen to What the Man Said”
“I’ve Just Seen a Face”
“Helter Skelter”
“I Saw Her Standing There”

These songs were played on both nights:

“A Hard Day’s Night”
“Can’t Buy Me Love”
“Let Me Roll It”
“I’ve Got a Feeling”
“My Valentine”
“Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five”
“Maybe I’m Amazed”
“In Spite of All the Danger”
“You Won’t See Me”
“Love Me Do”
“And I Love Her”
“Here Today”
“Queenie Eye”
“Lady Madonna”
“Eleanor Rigby”
“I Wanna Be Your Man”
“Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!”
“Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”
“Band on the Run”
“Back in the U.S.S.R.”
“Let It Be”
“Live and Let Die”
“Hey Jude”
“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)”
“Golden Slumbers”
“Carry That Weight”
“The End”

McCartney will also perform at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, Sept. 15 and 17; the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Sept. 19 and 21; and Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Sept. 26-27. For information, visit

Here is the performance of “Birthday” from Night 1.

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