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Monday, April 11, 2016
Two chances to meet-and-greet a Beatle up for bids on charity site

The bidding for a chance to get two VIP tickets to an upcoming Paul McCartney One On One tour show and meet him through a Charitybuzz auction, one of two current charity opportunities to meet a member of the Beatles, is up to over $9,000 with three days left to go in the auction. The bidding will end at 3 p.m. EDT April 13.

Related Articles  Source: Beatles Examiner
Friday, April 8, 2016
Paul McCartney adds stop in Hamilton, Canada to his One On One tour

Paul McCartney has confirmed another first on his brand new One On One tour. 

On July 21, Paul will appear at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. Paul's historic debut appearance in Hamilton is the newest confirmed Canadian stop of the One On One global trek, which opens April 13 in Fresno, California.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com

Heather Mills
Heather Mills among celebs caught in the Panama Papers

The offshore finances of many celebrities were revealed in the latest Panama Papers leak. According to the leak in the Guardian Newspaper, Heather Mills, ex-wife of Paul McCartney, was on that list. "I can say hand on heart I am a straight taxpayer and you will never find anything on me if you investigate thoroughly," she said in a statement.

Source: National Post, Canada
Rock History: Paul McCartney's secret 1969 track for Steve Miller Band

In 1969, Paul McCartney co-wrote and played on a Steve Miller track called "My Dark Hour." Produced by Glyn Johns, the track came about when Johns happened into the studio right after a big fight among the Beatles over Allen Klein. The song sounds a lot like "Fly Like An Eagle," and what would become Wings type music.

Source: Showbiz 411
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Pictures: Unseen Paul McCartney photos found in loft published

Candid images of Paul McCartney and his late wife Linda have been found in fashion photographer Clive Arrowsmith's attic. The playful shots in fun costumes were taken in impromptu sessions at the end of two official photoshoots in 1976 and 1993, the first of which featured McCartney's band Wings, which he formed with Linda.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Paul McCartney adds Milwaukee and St. Louis dates to his One On One tour

Paul McCartney has confirmed two new major dates to his One On One tour. On July 8, Paul will return to Milwaukee to headline SummerFest, and on August 13, Paul will rock Busch Stadium in St. Louis, his first area show since since 2012 and joining in celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' concert at the old Busch Stadium.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Paul McCartney adds date in Norway to One On One tour

Paul McCartney has confirmed another brand new date for his 'One On One' tour in Norway this summer. Paul will perform at Bergenhus Fortress in Bergen, Norway, on Friday, June 24. He performed to a sell-out crowd at the Telenor Arena last summer. Fans can register for the chance to buy pre-sale tickets on his official website.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
13 Songs Paul should add to his Pure McCartney collection

Last week, Paul McCartney announced a massive four-disc greatest hits collection consisting of his post-Beatles material. It's pretty amazing that he can fill four volumes with songs that he wrote and recorded after leaving the greatest rock band of all time, but after seeing the track list, there are a few conspicuous songs missing.

Related Articles  Source: K-Earth 101, Los Angeles
Monday, April 4, 2016
Paul takes his One On One tour to Argentina

Paul McCartney has confirmed brand new dates for his One On One tour in Argentina this summer, Sunday May 15 at Alberto Kempes Stadium in Cordoba, and Tuesday May 17 and Thursday May 19 at Estadio Unico de la Plata, Buenos Aires. These concerts will be Paul's first shows in Argentina since 2010 and Paul's first in Cordoba.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Mystery Solved: 67-track Pure McCartney compilation coming in June

On June 10, the post-Beatles work of Paul McCartney will be celebrated with Pure McCartney, a 67-track collection spanning his entire career. This includes selections from his solo albums as well as his classic work with Wings and his "Fireman" project, among other musical odds and ends, tracks hand-picked by Paul himself.

Related Articles  Official Page  Source: Rock Celler Magazine
Stella Mccartney opening second Paris store

Stella Mccartney is expanding her reach in France by opening a second Paris store on Rue Saint-Honore later this year. Paul McCartney's designer daughter opened her first boutique in Paris in 2008. Stella's other stores include Tokyo, Beijing, New York City, Los Angeles, London, Houston, Dallas, Madrid, Milan and Las Vegas.

Source: Contact Music
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Stella McCartney
Beatles Fans: You can dress like Paul McCartney next spring

London-based designer Stella McCartney recently confirmed longtime rumors of brand expansion into the realm of menswear, beginning with the spring 2017 collection. There's little doubt that Sir Paul will be one of the first to wear his daughter's menswear designs when they debut, so, in time, you really can literally echo the new look that he is donning.

Source: Cheat Sheet

James McCartney
Video: The hallucinogenic video to James McCartney's Unicorn

James McCartney has unveiled the video to "Unicorn," taken from his forthcoming second studio album, "The Blackberry Train," streaming online now. "Unicorn" is an urgently melodic track that melds smart hook and feral alt-rock sound with the grandeur of psychedelic music. It's the strongest heavy track to have come from Paul McCartney's son.

Source: Gigwise
Update: Paul McCartney adds song titles to 5-second mystery clip

Paul McCartney just added 67 song titles to his mystery 5-second clip that he posted to Twitter and Facebook yesterday. The list spans songs recorded by Paul McCartney outside the Beatles, from Maybe I'm Amazed and Silly Love Songs, to The Song We Were Singing and Say Say Say (2015 Remix). Another reissue in the future?

Related Articles  Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Paul McCartney posts mysterious five-second clip

Paul McCartney just posted a five-second audio clip on Twitter and Facebook, and no one has a clue what it means. It's been played slow, played backwards, it's almost definitely McCartney you hear speeding by, but you can't pick out any of his old songs. Is it an early April Fools joke? Or something pirate related? Listen for yourself.

Related Articles  Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Paul McCartney takes his One On One Tour to Prague

Paul McCartney has confirmed a brand new date for his One On One tour in the Czech Republic this June. Macca is set to hit Prague on June 16 as Paul returns to the city for his first appearance since 2004. Pre-sale tickets for fans registered at PaulMcCartney.com will go on sale on Wednesday, March 30 at 10am (CET / 9am BST).

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Friday, March 25, 2016
Unused George Harrison album cover photos up for auction

The final Beatles items left from Omega Auctions' "Beatles Collection" auction will be sold Sunday, including the original artwork for George Harrison's Extra Texture album, with unused photos, and an original 1959 Hofner Club 40 guitar said to be identical to the one bought by John Lennon in 1959 and later used by Paul McCartney.

Source: Beatles Examiner
Musician says meeting Paul McCartney in New York City was fate

Singer and guitarist Sean Kennedy bumped into Paul McCartney in New York before playing a show last week, and he believes it was fate that their paths crossed in the Big Apple. Before playing the famous Arlene's Grocery, at a restaurant around the corner from the venue, he spotted McCartney and asked him to sign his guitar.

Source: Daily Record, UK

Wings At the Speed of Sound
40 Years Ago: At the Speed of Sound has too much Wings

The tossed-together At the Speed of Sound, released on March 25, 1976, simply had too much Wings, and not enough Paul McCartney. Every member takes a turn at the mic, even drummer Joe English, a misstep highlighted by a subsequent reissue with a version of "Must Do Something About It" with Paul McCartney's far-better guide vocal.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Paul McCartney lands surprise role in next Pirates of the Caribbean flick

Paul McCartney has joined the cast of Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Norwegian directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg plus producer Jerry Bruckheimer are adding an extra scene starring Macca to the already wrapped film, Deadline Hollywood reported today. There's no news on what role he will play.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Joe Garagiola
Baseball legend Joe Garagiola passes away at 90

Joe Garagiola, who had an eight-decade career as a baseball player and broadcaster, died Wednesday. He was 90. Best known as the voice of Major League Baseball's Game of the Week broadcasts, as guest host on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show, one of his interviews was with two members of the Beatles, John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Source: USA Today
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Denny Laine to perform this Saturday at San Diego Beatles Fair

This Saturday, original member of the Moody Blues and member of Paul McCartney and Wings from 1971 to 1981, Denny Laine, will appear at the 2016 San Diego Beatles Fair at Queen Bee's Art & Cultural Center in San Diego. Denny Laine will perform the Moody Blues' first hit "Go Now" from 1964, and also participate in a Q&A.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Monday, March 21, 2016
Paul McCartney launches legal bid to Get Back his Beatles songs

Paul McCartney has filed legal papers in the US, as part of an attempt to reclaim the publishing rights to The Beatles' back catalogue. Although he co-wrote most of the band's hits, the star has never controlled the publishing. However, the US copyright act of 1976 gives writers the opportunity to reclaim the rights after 56 years.

Source: BBC News, UK
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Promoter trying to book third city for Paul McCartney shows in Argentina

An Argentine promoter told La Capital newspaper Saturday that he has put in a bid for Paul McCartney to do a show in Rosario, a port city in the country, on May 21. "I have a strong, firm and concrete proposal to bring Paul McCartney to Rosario," a translation of the quote by Gaston Baiad of Stage Productions to the paper read.

Related Articles  Source: Beatles Examiner
Rock photographer's work on exhibit in Ventura

Rob Shanahan has earned a reputation in the world of professional photography as one of the most prolific photographers of legendary musicians and rock stars, including Beatles Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney. A selection of Shanahan's photographs is on exhibit at in Old Town Camarillo, Ca., through March 31.

Source: Ventura County Star
Friday, March 18, 2016
Paul McCartney adds Minneapolis dates to his One On One tour

Due to the overwhelming response after the first announcement on Wednesday of his May 4 date at the Target Center, Paul McCartney has confirmed a second Minneapolis stop on his brand new One On One tour. This is Paul's first Twin Cities engagement since his legendary sold out August 2, 2014 evening at Target Field.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
James McCartney's new single features Dhani Harrison

Now all they need is Zac Starkey on drums, with Julian and Sean Lennon on vocals, and it's Beatles 2.0. James McCartney, Paul's son, has just released a new single featuring Dhani Harrison on guitar and vocals. "Too Hard" comes from James's upcoming album, "The Blackberry Train," due May 6th. James has the genes, and he also has a nice independent sound.

Source: Showbiz 411
Monday, March 14, 2016
Paul McCartney takes his One On One tour to Madrid, Spain

Paul McCartney has confirmed a brand new date for his "One On One" tour in Spain this summer. The tour will arrive in Madrid on 2nd June with Paul's first appearance there since 2004. The Madrid show follows the announcement of the first "One On One" European tour dates kicking off in Germany in May.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Paul McCartney tickets sell out in hours

Tickets to see Paul McCartney live in Fresno officially went on sale Monday, but sold out within a couple of hours. There were approximately 12 thousand tickets available for the McCartney show. They were sold using a lottery system held 45 minutes before the on-sale started at 10 a.m. on Monday.

Related Articles  Source: KFSN TV, Fresno
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Paul McCartney announces the first One on One tour dates

Paul McCartney has revealed the first string of dates as part of his One On One tour. The jaunt, which is set to kick off in April, will see The Beatles legend play shows in the likes of Portland, Seattle and Vancouver with more dates expected to be confirmed. Tickets are set to go on sale Monday, March 14 at 10am.

Related Articles  Official Page  Source: NME, UK

King Tobias
7-year-old Beatles fan hones his craft with a whole lot of love

One of Paul McCartney's biggest fans is a seven-year-old boy from Los Banos, California, and he plans to be at his show in Fresno. His name is King Tobias, an old soul with a young heart and small guitar. "All the kids, the second and third graders, they all know who the Beatles are. They make music about love, not trying to kill or hurt people."

Source: KFSN TV, Fresno
Monday, March 7, 2016
Signature looks evolve at Stella McCartney's Paris show

British designer Stella McCartney offered a new take on her brand's signature looks at Paris Fashion Week on Monday, presenting a selection of puffa jackets and pleated dresses for women's winter wardrobes. The fashions were unveiled in front of an audience that included her father Paul McCartney, who described the collection as "very young...witty".

Source: Global Post
Monday, February 29, 2016
Heather Mills quits TV show in the UK after injury

Heather Mills, the former wife of Paul McCartney, has had to pull out of The Jump on Channel 4 in the UK due to injury. She crashed during a practice run over the weekend, injuring her knee and thumb. She's the seventh celebrity to have to had pull of of the show, she was brought in to fill one of the vacancies created by the departure of injured contestants.

Source: BBC News, UK
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Youth on working with Paul McCartney

About working with Paul McCartney on The Fireman in 1998, producer and Killing Joke bassist Youth said, "I treated working with Paul McCartney as art and talked about artistic process. I'd get in the studio really early each morning, and when he came in I'd already have a few ideas running and ready to work with."

Source: The Guardian, UK
Friday, February 19, 2016
Paul McCartney has no problem getting table in Hollywood yesterday

After being denied at a night club on Grammy night, Paul McCartney was welcomed with open arms Thursday night at Madeo restaurant in West Hollywood, but it didn't hurt he was dining with Jimmy Fallon, Martin Short and Lorne Michaels. Customers say Paul and Jimmy were singing some sort of song or jingle at the table.

Related Articles  Source: TMZ
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Stella McCartney to launch line of menswear

Stella McCartney has announced she will launch her first ever menswear in June. It won't be an unfamiliar voyage for the daughter of the Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney, as she first learned her trade and her distinctly androgynous style while working as an understudy to the acclaimed men's designer Edward Sexton at Savile Row.

Source: The Sun
Club insists Paul McCartney was not snubbed at Grammys after-party

A rep for celebrity hotspot Argyle club in Hollywood says Paul McCartney was not turned away from the club, rather, was at the wrong party and tried to walk in through the wrong door which is only ever used as an exit. McCartney made a mistake and confused Tyga's party for the Mark Ronson party at Hyde on Sunset.

Related Articles  Source: RumorFix
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Rapper says shutting out Paul McCartney wasn't his fault

After Paul McCartney, Beck and other celebs were shut out of a post-Grammy party, the party's guest of honor now says he's not to blame. On Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, Tyga said, "I had no knowledge, I was inside performing. I wish I had knew he was outside, I would have gone outside with the mic and brought him in."

Related Articles  Source: WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Paul McCartney? I thought you said Jesse McCartney!

Last night, Sir Paul McCartney was turned away from a post-Grammy Awards party hosted by the rap singer Tyga at the Argyle club, one of Los Angeles' most fashionable venues, along with singer Beck and actor Woody Harrelson. Apparently taking it in good humour, McCartney joked, "How VIP do we gotta get?"

Related Articles  Source: The Telegraph, UK
Monday, February 15, 2016
Paul McCartney announces first live shows of 2016

On his official website today, Paul McCartney has confirmed he will headline two European festivals this summer. On June 12, he'll perform at Pinkpop in Netherlands and on June 30, Rock Werchter in Belgium. Macca said, "I love a festival audience and we plan to close Pinkpop with a massive party."

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Paul McCartney competing for two rap awards at tonight's Grammys

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony takes place tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A handful of veteran rock and pop artists have received nominations in a variety of categories, including Paul McCartney, who is in the running, somewhat surprisingly, for two rap honors, thanks to his collaborations with Kanye West.

Source: WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies
Wikipedia Beatles searches show Fab Four are still chart toppers

More than four decades after they split, the Beatles are looked up by someone every second on online encyclopedia Wikipedia, with a staggering 50,920 average daily page views. John Lennon is searched every six seconds and Paul McCartney ranks second, with his name being hit every 10 seconds on average.

Source: Liverpool Echo

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