Springsteen was on stage with Paul McCartney when the plug was pulled
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Bruce Springsteen's star-studded set at London's Hard Rock Calling event was cut short on Saturday night after the rocker over-ran his curfew.
The Boss thrilled the crowd with a hits-packed, three-hour long gig with his E Street Band, and fans were left delighted when he introduced stars including Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello and John Fogerty to join him onstage in Hyde Park.
However, Springsteen kept his biggest surprise until the end of the concert, when Sir Paul McCartney walked out for the encore.
They sang "I Saw Her Standing There" and "Twist and Shout," but before the superstars could address the crowd, their microphones were cut off due to strict timings for the show.
The crowd chanted, "Turn up the sound", and the pair carried on singing despite the loud speakers being switched off.
E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt was left fuming by the curfew enforcement, and took to his Twitter.com page after the concert to express his anger.
In a series of posts, he writes,
He added, "The cops got nothing more important to do? How about they go catch some criminals instead of f**king with 80,000 people having a good time?"
He later added:
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