Emma Stevens Met Paul McCartney After Her Mi’kmaq Cover Of ‘Blackbird’ Went Viral – HuffPost Canada

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201975 Views

The former Beatle has praised her version before.

Paul McCartney says he was a little anxious about singing “Blackbird” at a weekend concert after meeting a Cape Breton teenager behind a much-discussed Mi’kmaq rendition of the Beatles classic.

The British rock legend told a large audience at Vancouver’s BC Place that Emma Stevens’ version in the Indigenous language “is so beautiful” it made him nervous about performing his version.

He told the crowd that he’d met Stevens before the show on Saturday evening.

Read More: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/paul-mccartney-emma-stevens-blackbird-mikmaq_ca_5d2361ebe4b04c481417f325

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