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Latest news as of Monday, April 22, 2019

Paul McCartney shares unseen photo taken by Linda 

Beatles icon Paul McCartney celebrated Easter Sunday of all his followers by sharing a previously unseen photo taken by the late Linda McCartney on Instagram. The photo is of Paul on a white horse in a field of yellow flowers. He also shared his beloved late wife, who died at the age of 56 on April 17, 1998.

Source: Metalhead Zone
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
This Week in 1971: Each Beatle had solo single in UK top 40

The week of April 11 to 17, 1971 was a busy one for the Beatles, even though the band had split up. Each former Beatle had a solo single on the UK Top 40 chart, highest on the chart that week was Power to the People from John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band. Paul McCartney's Another Day was at No. 11.

Source: Rock Cellar Magazine
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Paul McCartney breaks $100 million threshold in Latin America

Paul McCartney impacts the Hot Tours list dated April 6, 2019 with $17.8 million from four South American shows, according to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore. With these recent grosses, McCartney's solo career touring total in Latin America grows to $101 million. In total, McCartney's global total grew to $844.1 million.

Related Articles  Source: Billboard
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Adidas and Stella McCartney launch vegan 3D-printed shoes

Vegan fashion designer Stella McCartney has teamed up with Adidas and 3D manufacturing specialists Carbon to create a new sustainable shoe. Based on a sock design, the women's shoe features a black mesh upper and an off-white midsole, the branding "Stella McCartney" is printed around the top. They will retail for around $350-$450.

Source: Live Kindly
New exhibit at NY Metropolitan Museum includes Ringo's drum kit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is opening the first major exhibition in an art museum dedicated entirely to the iconic instruments of rock and roll. Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll, features more than 130 instruments played by artists including Paul McCartney and one of Ringo Starr's Beatles drum kits.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, April 1, 2019
Paul McCartney devastated by passing of famous ticket manager

Paul McCartney has reacted to the death of SLO Ticketing founder Shelley Lazar, nicknamed "The Ticket Queen", who died on Sunday. Lazar was an innovator in music when it comes to VIP and premium ticket options for fans. McCartney tweeted his tribute and also shared touching photos of himself dancing with Lazar at a party.

Source: Alternative Nation
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Paul McCartney goes birdwatching between gigs to keep entertained

Paul McCartney explored his passion for nature by going birdwatching between gigs on his world tour, when he and his wife Nancy Shevell went to check out the birds in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week. Paul, who wrote the 1968 ballad Blackbird and later named his band Wings, once said, "I've always liked birds. They're symbolic of freedom."

Source: Irish Examiner
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Paul McCartney's school exercise book sells for 46,800

A school book Paul McCartney used as a teenager has sold for 46,800 (about $61,800), nearly 10 times its estimate. Also at the auction, a pair of gold-rimmed glasses, without the lenses, worn by John Lennon, sold for 9,600 (about $12,680). A cassette tape of previously unheard George Harrison tracks went unsold.

Source: iTV, UK
Monday, March 25, 2019
Paul McCartney delightedly greets fans during his world tour

He's one of music's most beloved icons. So it was no surprise that Paul McCartney was greeted by crowds of fans as he came to the door of the Four Seasons hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Saturday for his Freshen Up Tour. McCartney waved and blew kisses to fans who waited outside the hotel to catch a glimpse of him.

Related Articles  Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Friday, March 22, 2019
Rob Lowe talks about getting a selfie with Paul McCartney

Rob Lowe was a recent guest of Jimmy Kimmel Live Show on Wednesday, and revealed an untold story about him and Paul McCartney. He said, "If you want a picture with Paul McCartney, you need to wait right in front of the dressing room when he comes out, because he doesn't, as I learned, he doesn't do selfies."

Source: Metalhead Zone
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Paul McCartney Opens 2019 Freshen Up Tour in Chile

Paul McCartney resumed his "Freshen Up" tour in Santiago, Chile on March 20 with a 39-song career-spanning set at National Stadium that included several songs from his well-received 2018 album, Egypt Station. The tour continues this month with four other South American shows. Sir Paul had performed 18 dates on the tour in 2018.

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Monday, March 18, 2019
Paul McCartney shares unseen photo to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Paul McCartney recently tweeted an unseen photo of himself to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. He wrote a simple message, "Happy St Paddy's Day to y'all. #StPatricksDay" McCartney also mentioned Meat Free Mondey's contribution tweet about Climate Change and promote the movement on his official Twitter account.

Source: Metalhead Zone
Thursday, March 14, 2019
David Lee Roth reveals little-known fact about Paul McCartney

During a recent interview, Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has revealed little-known facts about The Beatles members, John Lennon and Paul McCartney. He said that "The Beatles songs written by Paul McCartney was always kinda happy. I've actually bumped into Sir Paul over at Henson Studios and he's really happy."

WARNING: Includes Adult Language  Source: Metalhead Zone
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Paul McCartney adds additional Las Vegas tour date

Due to high demand, Paul McCartney is adding a second date at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this June. The tour is in support of his top-selling album Egypt Station, and the show is loaded with hits from his days with The Beatles, Wings and his solo career. Tickets for the added performance date go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday.

Related Articles  Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Friday, March 8, 2019
Paul McCartney celebrates International Women's Day on Instagram

Rock stars and metal legends are celebrating International Women's Day on their social medias with a lots of different messages. Paul McCartney has shared a photo of himself with his female relatives on Instagram. He wrote, "Have a great day ladies everywhere! #InternationalWomensDay #PaulMcCartney"

Source: Metalhead Zone
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Paul McCartney shares heartwarming photo with his son

For Throw back Thursday and World Book Day, Paul McCartney has shared an old photo of himself with his son, James McCartney, taken by the late Linda McCartney, to his official Instagram channel. He posted the photo with this caption, "Paul reading to @jamesmccartneyofficial Polaroid by @lindamccartney"

Source: Metalhead Zone
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Stars turn out for Stella McCartney's bid to save rainforest

Stella McCartney showed what can be done with upcycled clothes and fabrics at her Fall-Winter 2019/2020 Ready-to-Wear collection fashion show in Paris, where the front row was filled with celebrity fans led by Oprah Winfrey. The British designer used the show to launch her Instagram campaign to save the Sumatran rainforest.

Source: The Gazette
Monday, March 4, 2019
Fundraiser to feature guitar signed by Paul McCartney

The Mass Music & Arts Society will hold its annual fundraising gala Friday, March 29, with auction items including a bass guitar signed by Paul McCartney. The event in Foxboro, Massachisetts, will include a silent auction, raffles and a live auction that features a vacation getaway, sports tickets, and the memorabilia.

Source: The Sun Chronicle, UK
Friday, March 1, 2019
Flashback: Jonas Brothers play for Paul McCartney at the White House

Back in 2010, the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song recognized the brilliance of Paul McCartney. What better way to honor the Cute One from one of the greatest boy bands of all time than by having the then-reigning biggest boy band of that era show up to perform an early classic of his?

Source: Rolling Stone
Monday, February 25, 2019
Paul McCartney continues to embrace his natural silver locks in London

He first decided to embrace his natural mane in September of last year. And Paul McCartney, 76, continued to rock his silver locks as he stepped out in London on Friday. The former Beatles icon, who ditched the dye for good last year, looked in high spirits as he enjoyed a casual outing, as can be seen in these pictures in the Daily Mail.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Paul McCartney remembers George Harrison on his birthday

On what would have been his 76th birthday, Paul McCartney has paid tribute to his late Beatles bandmate George Harrison. Marking his birthday on February 25, Paul shared a black and white photograph on Twitter showing the pair performing together. Paul said in the tweet, "Happy birthday forever George, we love ya!"

Source: The Irish News
Friday, February 22, 2019
Rare Professor Longhair show for Paul McCartney gets new vinyl release

The live album by New Orleans blues giant Professor Longhair that was recorded at the release party for Paul McCartney and Wings' Venus and Mars will be reissued on April 5. First released in 1978, the album was recorded on the Queen Mary cruise ship on March 24, 1975, while the vessel was docked in Long Beach, California.

Source: U DIscover Music
Friday, February 15, 2019
Paul McCartney, Little Steven Beatles cover in new box set

Paul McCartney and Little Steven's cover of the Beatles' I Saw Her Standing There, from 2017 appears on Van Zandt's new box set "Soulfire Live!" They had tried to play it together at a Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band gig in Hyde Park in 2012 before the town pulled the plug midway through because they went past curfew.

Source: Rolling Stone
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Paul McCartney's expanded Egypt Station includes three new songs

Paul McCartney has confirmed the release of an Egypt Station Traveller's Edition, coming May 10 via Capitol Records. The box set will include exclusive, previously unreleased songs and other rarities. The limited deluxe edition will be a one-time-only pressing of just 3000, and will come in a vintage style suitcase.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Paul McCartney on what made Beatles so perfect among other bands

In a new interview, Paul McCartney has explained why he thinks were a little better than other bands. He said that in the Beatles, "The imagination was rich. There are many good points of The Beatles, but among them, I think that "imagination" and "intelligence" were a little better than other groups."

Source: Metalhead Zone

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