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Monday, May 23, 2016
Paul McCartney thanks his Argentine fans for a great week

At the end of his latest tour stops in Argentina, Paul McCartney thanked all his fans for a great week and for being so loyal. Paul said, "Argentina has been great...I was surprised that the audiences were predominately young which is great because they come to the shows to party. I expected to see a few more people of my age."

Related Articles  Source: Merco Press, Montevideo
Paul McCartney reveals he almost quit music after Beatles split

Paul McCartney has revealed he started drinking heavily and came close to quitting music after The Beatles broke up. Macca said he ended up forming Wings when he stopped enjoying the party lifestyle. Paul also acknowledged that some of the criticism leveled at Wings was fair but he doesn't regret collaborating with his wife Linda.

Source: The Irish News, Belfast

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Mary McCartney reveals what she learned from her mother

Linda McCartney launched a career as a rock photographer after photographing The Rolling Stones in New York during the 1960s. Her daughter Mary, who is now a professional photographer, was a guest speaker at Photo London, where she talked about advice her mother had given her that she has taken forward in her own career as a photographer.

Source: Amateur Photographer, UK
Friday, May 20, 2016
Paul McCartney wanted as judge on The Voice TV show in the UK

The Voice TV show in the UK is reportedly desperate to land Paul McCartney as one of the coaches for the next series, but Macca isn't convinced. An insider said, "His One on One world tour does not end until October, when filming for the show is likely to begin. Paul really doesn't need the money and wants to focus on his own music."

Related Articles  Source: WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies
25 Years Ago: Paul McCartney pares down on Unplugged album

"This is how we started out you know," says Paul McCartney during the 1991 all-acoustic performance captured on Unplugged: The Official Bootleg, referencing the Beatle's humble beginnings. When McCartney made his MTV Unplugged appearance, the show had been around a couple of years, but hadn't gained much attention.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Paul McCartney shares memories of late wife Linda in touching new video

Paul McCartney has released a series of videos celebrating his late wife Linda and her vegetarian food empire. Paul reflects on his life with Linda and their decision to go veggie, saying, "We decided to go vegetarian, then Linda said, Ok well I'm going to try and make this food." Paul is joined in the video by daughters Stella and Mary.

Also See...  Source: The Express, UK
Friends reveal the secret side of Paul McCartney

In its new issue, Closer Weekly magazine provides an in-depth look inside the secret side of Paul McCartney that only his closest associates know, including the his heartbreak over the years and his journey to find true happiness. "We always think of him as happy-go-lucky, but Paul...was a tough kid," says biographer Bob Spitz.

Source: Closer Weekly
Denny Laine exhibit includes Paul and Linda McCartney and Ringo art

For the first time, Denny Laine, guitarist and singer for Wings, exhibited his own work at an art show last Friday in Tinley Park, in the suburbs south of Chicago. Aside from his works, the show featured 12 paintings by Paul McCartney, eight signed photographs from Linda McCartney and a handful of paintings from Ringo Starr.

Source: Chicago Tribune
Schoolboy's exercise book contains unpublished Beatles song

Believed to be a cast-off song from The Beatles' White Album, doomed to be forgotten without ever being heard in concert or recorded, the lyrics and chords for Pensioner's Waltz were curiously left hidden by Paul McCartney in an exercise book owned by a Hampstead schoolboy. It goes up for auction in New York on Saturday.

Source: Camden New Journal, UK
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Video: 10-year-old girl jams with Paul McCartney in Argentina

When Paul McCartney invited 10-year-old Leila to come on stage last night in Argentina, his intentions were to sign her stuffed monkey, but she said, "I want to play the bass with you." After strumming along to the first verse of "Get Back" with McCartney, he lowered his mic so she could join him on vocals for the chorus.

Related Articles  Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Monday, May 16, 2016
Video: Behind-the-scenes of Paul McCartney's One On One Tour

Last month Paul unveiled his brand new One On One tour. The tour is already booked up to travel across the United States, Canada, South America and Europe. Today Paul's official website is giving fans the chance to go behind-the-scenes in two new videos from the tour, including a look at the tour rehearsals and opening night in Fresno.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com

45 Years Ago: Paul McCartney offers handmade genius on Ram

An overlooked precursor to the current handmade-pop phenomenon, Paul McCartney's Ram was initially criticized for everything that makes it sound unexpectedly bold, fascinatingly unedited and utterly misjudged today. But the loss of longtime writing partner John Lennon, not to mention Beatles producer George Martin, can be keenly felt at times.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Paul McCartney pays tribute following death of Tony Barrow

Following the news of his passing, Paul McCartney took to Twitter to pay tribute to former Beatles press officer Tony Barrow. "Tony Barrow was a lovely guy who helped us in the early years of The Beatles. He was super professional but always ready for a laugh," McCartney wrote, adding, "He will be missed but remembered by many of us."

Related Articles  Source: NME, UK
Friday, May 13, 2016
Video: Paul McCartney pays tribute to Philadelphia rocker Charlie Gracie

Philadelphia rock Charlie Gracie turns 80 on Saturday, his 1956 hit "Fabulous" was influential to early rock and roll, particularly in the UK, where it had a major impact on the four Liverpool lads who would later become The Beatles. Paul McCartney in particular is a big fan, this week he sent birthday wishes to his old friend via YouTube.

Source: The Philadelphia Enquirer

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James McCartney brings angst rock style to Fresno

The small crowd at Fulton 55 in Fresno last night saw how James McCartney, son of Paul McCartney, has the musical skills of his dad when it comes to playing guitar, but that's where the similarities end. All of his songs were presented with the kind of angst rock feel one would expect from a musician who has had to live under an imposing shadow.

Source: The Fresno Bee
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Desert Trip tickets sell out in three hours

Tickets for Desert Trip, the mega-festival featuring performances from Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, the Who, Neil Young and Roger Waters, reportedly sold out just three hours after being made available to the public on May 9, and the resulting box office windfall is expected to set an all-time record.

Related Articles  Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Paul McCartney and Elton John attend George Martin's memorial service

His celebrity friends, including Paul McCartney and Elton John, got the opportunity to pay their respects, say farewell and celebrate the life and work of producer George Martin at a memorial service at St. Martin-in-the-Fields church in London on Wednesday. Paul's daughter Stella and Yoko Ono were also in attendance.

Related Articles  Source: Contact Music
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Everything you need to know about the biggest festival of all time

Later this year, one of the biggest festivals of all time will be taking place in California, its lineup including Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan. NME has compiled info on the full lineup, how to get there and how much you'll have to pay to afford tickets, travel and more. But it'll be worth it because it is gigantic.

Related Articles  Source: NME, UK
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Vintage Paul and Linda McCartney interview coming out on CD

A radio interview from the mid-1980s done with Paul and Linda McCartney will be released on CD June 10. The interview, titled "Paul and Linda McCartney - Interview By Robin Ross 1986," which runs approximately 40 minutes, was recorded to promote the release of McCartney's "Press To Play" album.

Source: Beatles Examiner
Desert Trip tickets sold out in hours, crushing dreams

Tickets for Desert Trip, ranging from $400 to $1,600, went on sale Monday at 10 a.m. and within four hours sold out for both weekends. If you were among the many who went online Monday in hopes of getting into the rock music festival of your life, you belonged to a club of people sitting in front of a computer, patiently waiting...

Related Articles  Source: San Diego Tribune
Monday, May 9, 2016
Second weekend added to Desert Trip super-concert

Thanks to overwhelming demand, Desert Trip has added a full second weekend. The festival boasts some serious name power, including Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who and takes place at the same location in Southern California where Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is held.

Related Articles  Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Friday, May 6, 2016
Veggie butcher serves Paul McCartney dinner in Minneapolis

A local vegan butcher shop had the honor of serving dinner to Paul McCartney before his concert in Minneapolis Wednesday night. On the menu was summer sausage, breakfast sausage, two different kinds of ham, all meat-fee, a brie cheese and a garlic pepper Havarti. For dessert, Macca had a homemade blackberry lavender compote.

Source: WCCO TV, Minneapolis
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Paul McCartney adds second show in Sacramento

Paul McCartney fans in Northern California will be excited to learn Macca is adding a second show at downtown Sacramento's Golden 1 Center. Following his performance on Oct. 4, which will be the very first event at the new arena, McCartney will put on a second concert on Oct. 5. Tickets go on sale for both shows at 10 a.m. Friday.

Related Articles  Source: KCRA TV, Sacramento
Video: Paul McCartney's tribute to Prince in Minneapolis

Paul McCartney comforted Prince's hometown with a rousing cover of "Let's Go Crazy" during the encore of his concert in Minneapolis last night. "Here's to the man," McCartney said after playing the Purple Rain track. "Loved that guy. Thank you Prince, for writing so many beautiful songs, so much music. And he's your guy."

Source: Rolling Stone
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Video: Sacramento fans frustrated over Paul McCartney tickets

Ron Maged is a big fan of Paul McCartney, but getting tickets to see Paul in concert has been like a Magical Mystery Tour. Ron was shut out, he said, because his promotional code didn't work. But even if he could buy tickets, they were for many folks unaffordable. Tickets are selling on line for as much as $4,600.

Related Articles  Source: KCRA TV, Sacramento
James McCartney refuses to talk about his dad in BBC interview

Paul McCartney's son refused to talk about his legendary dad live on the radio while promoting his latest album, telling the presenter, "I'm not asking you about YOUR father." The cringeworthy chat on BBC Three Counties Radio lasted just three minutes before presenter Nick Coffer was forced to end it abruptly, announcing that James had "blown it".

Source: The Sun, UK
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Paul McCartney adds second Washington, D.C. Date

Paul McCartney continues to add to his One On One Tour, as the legendary Beatle has tacked on a second night at Washington, D.C.'s Verizon Center on August 10. Tickets for the new date will go on sale May 6 at 10am ET. McCartney's One On One tour is currently underway and will make its next stop with a two-nights in Minneapolis.

Related Articles  Source: JamBands
A McCartney night to remember in Sioux Falls

Beatles legend Paul McCartney charmed the capacity crowd at the Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls last night. A collective sigh of "ahhhh" when up from the 11,000 fans when McCartney invited a woman and her son up on stage, and the little boy proceeded to hug him around the legs. McCartney then picked him up in his arms.

Related Articles  Also: Concert Pics  Source: KELO AM, Sioux Falls
Paul McCartney plays his first post-Beatles U.S. concert 40 years ago today

On May 3, 1976, Paul McCartney performed at Tarrant County Convention Hall in Fort Worth, Texas. He hadn't played a concert in the U.S. in a decade, since the Beatles' last tour in 1966. In the meantime, he'd founded Wings, a new band featuring his wife, Linda. On this night, Paul McCartney reconquered America.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Monday, May 2, 2016
Sacramento date added to Paul McCartney's One On One Tour

Paul McCartney has confirmed that he will return to Sacramento, CA for the first time since the US Tour in 2005. On Tuesday, October 4, Paul's One On One Tour will be the first ever concert at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. Pre-sale tickets for the concert will be available through Ticketmaster at 8am (PT) tomorrow.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Video: Paul McCartney confirms involvement in California Mega-festival

A couple of weeks ago, Roger Daltry confirmed the Who would be sharing the stage with Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, and Neil Young for a "mega-festival" on October 7 to 9 in Indio, California. The Who, Bob Dylan, and Roger Waters made their cryptic official Facebook announcements on Friday. Paul McCartney followed suit yesterday.

Related Articles  Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Paul McCartney meets women who inspired Blackbird

During the Little Rock, Arkansas stop of his One On One Tour on Saturday, Paul McCartney was introduced backstage to two women of the Little Rock Nine, black students enrolled in an all-white high school in Arkansas during the height of the civil rights movement following the Supreme Court's Brown vs. the Board of Education decision.

Related Articles  Source: WXRT FM, Chicago
I would only do this for Paul says woman in line for McCartney tickets

More than 100 fans who showed up at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Monday to buy tickets for Paul McCartney's Aug. 15 concert, but the show sold out quickly, mainly due to online ticket buyers on Ticketmaster. "I would only do this for Paul," said Haley Gerlofs, who arrived outside the arena at 7:15 a.m.

Related Articles  Source: M Live, Minnesota
Friday, April 29, 2016
Book looks back on 35 years of Paul McCartney interviews

As a journalist with NME, Q and Word, Paul Du Noyer has interviewed Paul McCartney more times over the last 35 years than any other magazine writer. His book, Conversations With McCartney, soon to be released in paperback, covers all aspects of his five-decade career as the world's most revered songwriter.

Source: NME, UK
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Stella McCartney unveils Team GB 2016 kit

Stella McCartney, who designed the Team GB kit for the London Games in 2012, has unveiled the kit that Team GB will wear at the Olympic Games in Rio. Stella says she is very "proud" to have collaborated with Adidas on the outfits which will be worn by the 600 athletes from Great Britain in Brazil in August.

Source: Otago Daily Times
Accounting firm is giving away handful of Paul McCartney tickets

Attention audit senior associates and managers. Connect with the Lurie accounting firm in Minneapolis and receive two Paul McCartney row 12 tickets for the Thursday, May 5th concert at Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. Lurie will provide two floor seat concert tickets to the first five candidates that visit the firm.

Related Articles  Source: Going Concern
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Paul McCartney to discuss career on BBC Radio 4

Paul McCartney will be the subject of a special edition of Mastertapes for BBC Radio 4 ahead of the release of a major retrospective collection. McCartney will talk about his music career and answer questions from the audience. The special edition of the programme will broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 10am on Saturday May 28.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Book uncovers details of Paul McCartney's relationship with Heather Mills

Paul McCartney's divorce from former model Heather Mills was one of the most explosive in showbiz history. Their relationship was fraught with drama since their first meeting in 1999 to their final day in divorce court in 2008. Author Philip Norman details the highs and lows in his new book Paul McCartney: The Biography.

Source: The Independent, UK
Billy Connolly on his long-standing jokes with Paul McCartney

Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly has revealed how he and Paul McCartney play jokes on each other by sending Christmas cards months after the festive period. It started after he had forgotten to send McCartney a card one year, and they now try to outdo each other by sending festive greetings as late as possible each year.

Source: The Scotsman, UK
Monday, April 25, 2016
Paul McCartney adds second show in Cleveland

Due to "overwhelming demand," Paul McCartney has added a second night to his One On One Tour in Cleveland. McCartney now will play Quicken Loans Arena at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 17 and 18. McCartney last appeared in Cleveland in 2015, when the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted Ringo Starr as a solo artist.

Related Articles  Source: Cleveland.com
The Real Pure McCartney: 100 essential tracks

A lot of fans have expressed dissatisfaction with the song selection for the forthcoming "Pure McCartney" career retrospective, noting that the 67-song lineup has serious omissions and doesn't accurately reflect Paul McCartney's entire solo career. It's missing numerous big hits, and it is horrifically short, barely one track per year.

Source: Something New Blog
Friday, April 22, 2016
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Sean Lennon mourn Prince

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and members of the Beatles family reacted today to the shocking news of the death of Prince. On Twitter, Paul recalled his personal friendship with the singer, Ringo also tweeted out some personal thoughts. But the person who appeared to be taking his death the hardest was Sean Ono Lennon.

Related Articles  Source: Beatles Examiner

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