Paul McCartney Wake Up Call
As you probably know we're gonna do something really special tonight.
We're gonna transmit to these two astronauts who are up in the International Space Station right now ...
about 220 miles up there somewhere.
It's two guys, it's Bill McArthur, the American guy.
And there is Valery Tokarev.
ARE YOU READY?
Ok we're gonna go now to the International Space Station!
CHECK IT OUT! Here we go!There they are!
Paul, Thank you so much for, for joining us this evening,
and of course it is morning for us,
and we would like to say Good Evening to you all in Anaheim, California.
"Well, Bill and Valery, we have a greeting for you from all the audience
"Listen, it's really exciting for us guys to be seeing you guys and actually,
I can't believe that we're actually just, you know, transmitting to space.
This is, this is, sensational.
I love it"
"So for you Bill and Valery, we'd like to do little song for you,
we'd like to wake you up with a little bit of 'English Tea', here we go!"
Paul McCartney sings
Would you care to sit with me
for a cup of English tea?
Very twee, very me
Any sunday morning
What a pleasure it would be
Chatting so delightfully
Nanny bakes, fairy cakes
Every Sunday morning
Miles and miles of English garden, stretching past the willow tree
Well, Sir Paul ... the opportunity to fly in space brings along many many exciting events,
I must tell you though, this ranks at the very top.
It's such an honor for you to join us;
we're so thrilled that you can participate in our flight with us and again thank you very much.
The pleasure's all ours guys. I tell you ...
When the Discovery space [shuttle] mission went up to the International Space Station ...
it was a very historic mission and they went up there, they had to do some
maintenance and repairs,
where these guys are now, and as you know things didn't go all according to
one of the heat shields came off, they had a little bit of trouble up there
and they had to get out in space and fix it,
but they did that, and then, they were due to come home,
but NASA had to hold them up because the weather wasn't good and the supplies were going a bit low,
and they didn't have as much English tea as you've got there.
But, so anyway it was getting a little bit tricky up there but we're very proud to say that on the morning that NASA actually told them
that they were cleared to re-enter into the earth's atmosphere and come
They actually woke them up, with one of our songs,
the next song we're gonna do, so we'd like to do this song for you two guys
especially today and we send our love from Earth!
Paul McCartney sings
Good day sunshine ... Good day sunshine ... Good day sunshine
I need to laugh ... and when the sun is out
I've got something I can laugh about
I feel good ... in a special way
I'm in love and it's a sunny day
Good day sunshine
Sir Paul, that was simply magnificent.
We are very just honored again that you've joined us. We consider you an explorer just as we are.
Your venues of exploration of course have ranged everywhere from music,
to fashion, and I guess even now, you've become an author
and we're all targeted towards the same thing and that's ensuring a bright future for the young people on our planet.
Ok, well I think we all go along with that Bill, and you Valery.
We really thank you for giving us this opportunity.
We thank the people at NASA for giving us this opportunity to do this
remarkable thing and get up there and
see you guys.
We wish you all the very best for the rest of your mission.
We hope you have a great stay up there and do everything you got to do.
We can't wait to meet you when you get back down to Earth.
I tell you what, just before we go, can we see another one of those somersaults?
This audience just wants to give you a real big cheer for everything you're doing and joining us here tonight. Let's hear it!
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