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Throwback Video of the Week!

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Imagine you’re riding the LYNX through uptown Charlotte, you look up from your smartphone, and see one of the biggest stars in rock & roll history sitting across the aisle. That’s what happened to dozens of people one day when Paul McCartney filmed a music video in the London Underground.

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“Press” was the first single from McCartney’s 1986 solo album, Press to Play. Neither the song nor the album were major hits for the former Beatle, but “Press” is a bright bit of pop that’s easy to like. And it’s fun to watch the reactions of the unsuspecting commuters in the video.