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Monday, July 21, 2014
It's Mini Macca! Paul McCartney's teenage grandson Arthur Donald

Paul McCartney's children have been making waves in their respective careers for years. But now it looks like it's time for the next generation of McCartneys to step into the limelight after the rocker's eldest grandchild, 15-year-old Arthur Alistair Donald, was spotted partying in a London club on Sunday night.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Friday, July 18, 2014
Video: Paul getting Out There in Pittsburgh

Paul and the band recently celebrated Ringo's birthday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and in a new video posted today to his official website, PaulMcCartney.com, Paul reminisces about when he and Ringo first took to the stage together. The second leg of the Out There world tour will resume August 2 in Minneapolis.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
McCartney spent off time amassing songs for new album

A recent bout with a virus forced Paul McCartney to postpone tour dates in May and June, but he says he appreciated the unplanned break. "It was like summer holidays in school or something." McCartney also said he's now amassing material for his next album, some of which are completed and "some that I need to finish."

Source: Classic Hits WFJA
Thursday, July 17, 2014
McCartney says he'll retire when he feels like it, but that's not today

Paul McCartney's recent forced vacation didn't last long, he is currently back on tour. "The answer to Are you going to retire? is When I feel like it," McCartney said. "But that's not today." Also, on his concerts, he said, "I don't want those people in my audience thinking, Hey, we came for big hits, and you played a bunch of s?t."

Source: Entertainment Weekly
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Paul McCartney releases 5 classic albums as iPad apps

Paul McCartney is the latest musician to experiment with the idea of albums as apps, following in the footsteps of Lady Gaga and Jay-Z. Five of his classic albums, Band on the Run, McCartney, McCartney II, RAM and Wings over America, have been turned into iPad apps and released by Concord Music through Apple's App Store.

Source: The Guardian, UK
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Beatles have one of the smallest vocabularies in pop music

The Beatles have one of the smallest vocabularies in pop music, they used just 688 words in their first three albums compared to 1890 used by Elvis Costello and 1748 by David Bowie. "Love" really is all they needed though, with John Lennon and Paul McCartney using the word 151 times, the most for any artists.

Source: Liverpool Echo
Paul McCartney uses his first guitar in recent video

Paul McCartney has brought his first-ever guitar out of retirement for the video for his new single, Early Days. Macca can be seen in the video playing the Zenith Model 17 acoustic guitar, which is 58 years old and was the first guitar he ever owned. According to the Mail Online, the instrument was originally worth just ?15.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Monday, July 14, 2014
Paul McCartney to play benefit show in Texas

Paul McCartney is slated to play a fund raising event to benefit the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 1, with a rare intimate performance with only 1,750 seats. The announcement was revealed to the public this morning, just before tickets went on sale, which were being sold for $250 to $3,500 each.

Source: KSAT TV, San Antonio
Photos: Omaha Kid snaps selfie with Paul McCartney

A young man snapped one of the selfies of the year on Sunday, catching Paul McCartney and Warren Buffett lounging on a bench outside an ice cream shop in Omaha, Nebraska. According to the Omaha World-Herald newspaper, Macca had vanilla. McCartney and Buffet went for ice cream after dining at an Italian restaurant.

Source: Time
Drummer Tommy Ramone

Drummer Tommy Ramone, the last original member of 1970s punk band The Ramones. All named Ramone but not brothers, the four neighborhood pals adopted the last name in homage to an early alias used by Paul McCartney. Tommy only played on the band's first three studio albums.

Source: NY Daily News
Friday, July 11, 2014
Shows I'll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 9, 2014

At a Paul McCartney concert, you know he will play a lot of Beatles and Wings, toss in some recent tracks, and astound with seemingly boundless energy. On July 9, he treated sold-out crowd to a nearly three-hour show packed with memories, emotions, and a desire to demonstrate that at 72, he has no plans to slow down.

Related Articles  Source: Something Else Reviews
Pizza parlor owners feel connected to McCartney song

Paul McCartney's first appearance in North Dakota will be this Saturday night. The owners of a pizza parlor in Fargo, ND, named after a Beatles song written by McCartney, say they can't take time off to attend his concert but would love to cook for him and his entourage, and pointed out that they do take vegan requests.

Related Articles  Source: Modesto Bee
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Paul McCartney to play San Diego for first time since 1976

Paul McCartney confirmed today that he will bring his "Out There" world tour to Petco Park Sept. 28, the first time he has played San Diego since 1976. This will be the first full-venue concert at the ballpark since Madonna played there in 2008. McCartney resumed his tour Saturday in Albany after being ill for more than two months.

Source: Fox 5 TV, San Diego
Monday, July 7, 2014
Video: Paul McCartney jams with Johnny Depp in new music video

"Early Days" is one of the highlights of Paul McCartney's most recent album, 2013's New. It's music video, featuring Johnny Depp and musicians including Roy Gaines, Al Williams, Dale Atkins, Henree Harris, Motown Maurice, Lil Poochie and Misha Linde, premiered on Paul McCartney's official website paulmccartney.com today.

Source: Rolling Stone
Paul McCartney animated film finally to happen

As they originally reported three years ago, according to Showbiz 411, Paul McCartey has now moved plans forward for his animated film. Reportedly, Michael Lynne and Bob Shaye have received a finished script that everyone's happy with. Offers are out to directors, and one will be named before the end of the summer.

Source: Showbiz 411
Video: Couple gets engaged onstage thanks to Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney was playing in Albany on Saturday when he noticed two signs in the audience. The woman's sign read, "He won't marry me til he meets you," the other read, "I've got the ring and I'm 64." Ever the romantic, McCartney arranged for the couple to make their way to the stage for the once in a lifetime proposal.

Related Articles  Source: The Mirror, UK
Paul McCartney resumes Out There tour following illness

Paul McCartney resumed his illness-interrupted Out There tour over the weekend with his first concert in more than two months, delivering a show that ran nearly three hours on Saturday in Albany. He included one new song, "On My Way to Work," that he had never before performed in public. "It's great to be back," McCartney said.

Related Articles  Source: Los Angeles Times
Friday, July 4, 2014
Paul McCartney's home disappears from Google Street View

A host of stars have had images of their houses blurred on the online mapping service. Paul McCartney's London home is blurred on the 3D map, although his street can be seen. Google has been dealing with a surge in requests to remove data from its search after a European court ruling over the "right to be forgotten".

Source: The Express, UK
Friday, June 27, 2014
Safety fears over McCartney's plans to clear trees from Mull of Kintyre

Paul McCartney is involved in a row with neighbors over plans to fell thousands of trees on his estate. He wants to remove 300 truck loads of timber a year for the next few years from his Scottish hideaway in Kintyre, but residents say the increase in the number of heavy trucks using a single-track road would be dangerous.

Source: The Express, UK
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Ringo says he surprised Paul on the phone in the hospital during illness

Ringo Starr says he was in constant contact with his friend Paul McCartney as he was laid up recently, battling a virus. "I spoke to him, actually, while he was in the hospital," Starr tells Access Hollywood, laughing. "Not knowing the time, I just sort of dialed. He picked up, and we said 'hi,' and he said he was doing OK."

Related Articles  Source: Something Else Reviews
Fan wants to know what's cookin' on Macca's barbie

On Paul McCartney's website, Chris from the UK asked, "When you have barbecues, what kind of food do you like to cook for your guests?" Long-time veggie advocate Paul replied, "I love to cook Linda's veggie burgers and sausages, which I have got down to a fine art. I also like to BBQ asparagus brushed with a little olive oil."

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Book Review: Laurence Juber's photographic memoir Guitar With Wings

"Guitar With Wings: A Photographic Memoir" by Laurence Juber is a collection of his intimate shots of McCartney at work and play with his band and loving family, fond reminscences and pertinent musical details rather than tell-all gossip about Macca and his missus. No cheap shots at Linda's role in the band, either.

Source: Beatlefan Something Extra
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Video: Paul McCartney live in Costa Rica

Paul recently played the Estadio Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica, the third gig of his current tour of Latin America. The show was Paul's first ever concert in the country, and PaulMcCartney.com was on hand to capture his welcome. A video of McCartney greeting fans and playing on stage in San Jose can now be seen on his website.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Paul McCartney adds Greensboro, NC, to Out There Tour

Paul McCartney has added Greensboro, North Carolina to his 2014 tour, marking Paul's first ever performance in the city of Greensboro. Paul recently took a quick break from rehearsals for the tour, which resumes July 5 in Albany, NY, to film a special video message to his fans which can be seen on his official website.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Video: Ringo says Paul is getting ready to rock

After being hospitalized for a viral infection last month, which forced him to postpone a string of European and North American tour dates, Paul McCartney is now on the mend and "getting ready to rock" again, according to Ringo Starr, who gave an update on Paul's health during an exclusive talk with Access Hollywood.

Related Articles  Source: KRTH FM, Los Angeles
Monday, June 23, 2014
Photos: Paul McCartney recovering on Ibiza getaway

He has been in recovery after being struck down with a mystery illness during his tour of the Far East in May, so it's no surprise Paul McCartney opted to get away for a day at the beach in Ibiza on Sunday. He was joined by his wife, Nancy Shevell, and a few pals as they lapped up the sunshine on the Spanish island.

Related Articles  Source: The Daily Mail, UK
A look at the career of designer Stella McCartney

Known for impeccable tailoring and cruelty-free approach to fashion, Stella McCartney's celebrity clients include Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss and Cameron Diaz. She has boutiques in New York, London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Paris, and designed sportswear for the British teams at the London 2012 Olympics.

Source: The Daily Telegraph, Australia
Friday, June 20, 2014
Fun Video: Paul McCartney posts first fan lyrics video

Paul McCartney's official website recently asked fans to pick a line from Paul's song "Save Us," then represent that lyric in a creative way. They received thousands of entries, and after carefully selecting their favorites, they put them all together to create the first Paul McCartney fan lyric video. You can see it now online.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Paul McCartney bounces back from illness for birthday dinner

Paul McCartney has bounced back from his shock hospitalisation last month to celebrate his birthday with friends at a dinner in London. McCartney was pictured looking well and in high spirits when he headed for the dinner where he was joined by Barbara Bach, Olivia Harrison and Joe Walsh and Glenn Frey and their wives.

Related Articles  Source: The Express, UK
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Pictures: McCartney arm-in-arm with Nancy on 72nd birthday stroll

Paul McCartney, who turns 72 today, took a stroll with his wife Nancy through north London. Wearing matching hoodies, the couple looked perfectly in sync as they strolled along the pavement casually. Paul tried to hide his recognizable face wearing sunglasses and a cap, but Nancy's glamorous style attracted attention.

Source: The Express, UK
Happy birthday Paul McCartney: 20 great Macca quotes

On his 72nd birthday, Yahoo! News in the UK gathered 20 of Paul McCartney's best quotes about life, being a musician and The Beatles. He said, "None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back," and "Being in the audience actually looks like quite a lot of fun."

Source: Yahoo! News, UK
Australian fan saved 50-year-old cake for Paul McCartney

As Paul McCartney turns 72, a fan recently revealed a piece of cake he kept from McCartney's 22nd birthday, which he spent in Sydney. Australia recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' one and only trip Down Under. The Fab Four stayed for thirteen days spreading mass hysteria across the country.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Paul McCartney raffles chance to meet him at Candlestick Park

Paul McCartney has launched a campaign to raise awareness and funds to build a new school. Fans who contribute will be entered into a drawing to win the ultimate McCartney VIP experience, flown in to attend his sold-out concert at Candlestick Park, a visit backstage and access to the sound check before the show.

Related Articles  Source: Look to the Stars
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Veggies descend on Liverpool in Paul McCartney masks

This week marks Paul McCartney's 72nd birthday, and a flash mob celebrated in Liverpool promoting the message that meat is murder and to "give peas a chance". PETA supporters wearing Paul McCartney masks descended on Mathew Street's Cavern Club to hand out "delicious veggie sausages" to passers-by.

Source: Liverpool Confidential

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Stella McCartney unveils Spring 2015 collection

English fashion designer Stella McCartney recently unveiled her Spring 2015 collection at a star studded party in New York. The range is decorated with ruffles, patchworks, embroidery, blossom and paisley prints, and also features strapless full length drop-waist dresses, varsity cardigans, zip front jackets and pleated eveningwear pieces.

Source: Fibre 2 Fashion
Monday, June 16, 2014
McCartney's Meat Free Monday campaign celebrates five years

The Meat Free Monday campaign, headed by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, celebrates its fifth year. It has had an incredible response so far.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Friday, June 13, 2014
Paul McCartney calls for end to secrecy

The Society has welcomed support from Paul McCartney, who joined the campaign to end secrecy in the UK. McCartney joins 24 celebrities who have signed a statement urging the repeal of the "secrecy clause" currently under review by the Government.

Source: Look to the Stars
A happy ending for Sunder the elephant

After two years, finally a confirmed happy ending for Sunder, the young elephant held at an Indian temple. The long-tormented animal is now safe at a national park near Bangalore. Sunder's plight first became know in summer 2012, when Paul McCartney wrote to Indian leaders pleading for Sunder's release.

Related Articles  Source: Greener Ideal
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Paul McCartney's tour postponement has ripple effect through industry

While the long-term costs of Paul McCartney's postponed Out There tour dates are likely to be minimal, show delays and cancellations can become rife with complications. Although McCartney, 71, had to postpone all of his June shows in the U.S. to new dates in October, he said in a statement this week that he's "feeling great."

Related Articles  Source: Rolling Stone
Upcoming biography focuses on Paul McCartney's years fronting Wings

A new Paul McCartney biography examines the turbulent decade that followed the breakup of the Beatles. Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s, by longtime Q magazine journalist Tom Doyle, follows McCartney's struggles to launch a solo career and the saga of Wings, the band that included his wife, Linda, on keyboards.

Source: WFJA FM 105.5
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Les Paul gala auction to feature Paul McCartney signed guitar

The Mahwah Museum in Mahwah, New Jersey, will host the Les Paul 99th Birthday Gala this Saturday evening. An auction will be held, offering an array of special guitars and music memorabilia, including a Hofner bass guitar and pick guard signed by Paul McCartney, and guitars signed by Pete Townshend and Chuck Berry.

Source: NorthJersey.com
Monday, June 9, 2014
Meet Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

New auctions will give fans the chance to meet Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr backstage. Ringo has auctions for VIP tickets and meet-and-greets for shows in NYC, San Diego, Chicago and LA. Paul is auctioning two guest list tickets.

Source: Look to the Stars

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