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You'll never guess who we saw - McCartney and Corden pay surprise visit to Liverpool

He is one of the biggest stars of all time.

So imagine the amazement of fans when he was spotted in Liverpool alongside another very famous face.

Paul McCartney was enjoying the sights with James Corden - the star of Carpool Karaoke.

They were filmed at various spots, including here near the Pier Head, captured by David Tomo.

It's led to speculation that they were here to record an episode of Corden's show.

Corden has said in the past that Macca would be his dream guest.

Later Sir Paul gave a special performance in front of 50 people at the Philharmonic pub.

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Tickets to Liverpool McCartney show sell out in hours

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Tickets for the much anticipated Liverpool stop of Paul McCartney's 'Out There Tour' have sold out in just a few hours.

In the first 18 months since its launch, the ‘Out There’ tour has been seen by almost two million people around the world. So far, this tour has seen Paul and his band perform a total of 64 shows in 12 different countries in venues of all different shapes and sizes.

It will be the first time McCartney has played in UK since 2012’s special Teenage Cancer Trust show at the Royal Albert Hall.

It’s always great when you get to play in your home country. It’s been a little while since I’ve performed here so we’re planning a few surprises and looking forward to playing some songs we’ve never played here. We’ve taken this tour all over the world but there’s nothing quite like rocking out with your home audience. We’ll see you soon.”

– Paul McCartney

Tickets for Paul’s European tourwent on sale this morning at 10am and due to the incredible response and first show selling out within an hour a second show in London has been added.

“Sir Paul McCartney playing a homecoming gig at Echo Arena is one of the hottest tickets in town and demand to see Liverpool’s biggest legend has been spectacular. This will be the second time we have welcomed Sir Paul to our venue, his last performance here in 2011 was something special. It is a privilege to host this music icon once again and a coup for the city.”

– Tim Banfield, commercial director of ACC Liverpool, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena,

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Star line up: Sir Paul McCartney and Johnny Depp

Sir Paul McCartney Credit: PA

Sir Paul McCartney joins up with Hollywood star Johnny Depp for his new video but fans of the Pirates Of The Caribbean actor could be forgiven for not spotting him on film.

The star has a blink-and-you'll miss him appearance as a blues musician in the video for Sir Paul's new single Early Days.

Johnny Depp Credit: PA

Video director Vincent Haycock says it's inspired by the Beatles' love for early American rock 'n' roll and blues. It ends with a group of musicians jamming including Depp.

He said: 'Paul's scene was incredibly fun to create. It was just him, some blues players and Johnny Depp jamming all day.'

Sir Paul resumed touring this weekend after he had been forced to take nearly two months off due to a virus that left him in hospital.

The musician - who recently turned 72 - pulled out of shows in Japan and the US due to a mystery bug after doctors ordered him to rest.

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