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@ E3: Paul, Ringo Whip Up Beatlemania With Rock Band Details

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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr helped *Microsoft* kick off its E3 keynote with a wave of harmonized sound: a trailer and gameplay footage from the upcoming The Beatles: Rock Band. The game drops on September 9 — coinciding with the release of all 13 of The Beatles’ remastered albums — and includes previously unreleased in-studio commentary.

The 45 tracks bundled in The Beatles: Rock Band include I Saw Her Standing There, Day Tripper and I Want To Hold Your Hand; players will be able to download other songs on Xbox Live, of course, including the entire Abbey Road album. There’s even a charity angle: all sales of the track All You Need Is Love will be donated to Doctors Without Borders. Catch the trailer, complete with trippy I Am The Walrus visuals below …