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Watch: Paul McCartney on “The Colbert Report”

This image released by Starpix shows Paul McCartney, left, performs with Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear, right, of Nirvana at the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden in New York on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Proceeds from the show will be distributed through the Robin Hood Foundation. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

By all accounts, the fuel tank on Sir Paul McCartney’s gauge should be flashing “fuel soon.” The legendary musician brought the grace and wisdom of an elder statesman with the energy of a 20-year-old to the snark-tastic confines of the “The Colbert Report” on Wednesday. McCartney spent his time on the show doing a full interview and a short(er) set with a handpicked setlist of gems spanning from the Beatles to Wings.

The evening with Colbert was a warm-up for the former-Beatle’s big gig Friday night at Bonnaroo. Speaking of Bonnaroo, check out the five acts you shouldn’t miss according to Reverb over here. Head over here to watch last night’s “Colbert Report” in its’ entirety.

Setlist (in no particular order)

I’ve Just Seen a Face
Hi,Hi,Hi
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite
Listen to What the Man Said
Lady Madonna
Birthday

Stephen Colbert interview with Sir Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney – “Birthday”

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Julio Enriquez is a Denver writer and photographer, editor of the Cause=Time blog and a regular contributor to Reverb