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Thursday, September 6, 2018
McCartney shares bizarre idea he and Keith Richards came up with

Paul McCartney and Keith Richards were both on vacation in Turks and Caicos recently, with McCartney saying he would visit Richards after lunch most days. Paul has revealed, while there, the pair had come up with an unusual business prospect. "We were designing portable dog kennels that were inflatable," he said.

Source: NME, UK
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Paul McCartney concert to stream live on YouTube

Paul McCartney's private concert in New York City this Friday, September 7, won't be so private after all. McCartney announced today that the performance of songs from his new Egypt Station album, as well as classics from the Beatles, Wings and his solo catalog, will stream live at 8 p.m. ET on the star's YouTube channel.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Paul McCartney track back in Forsaken video game

Destiny 2: Forsaken launched yesterday, and it has been discovered that when a player enters an area called the Empty Tank, the music switches to Paul McCartney's slammin' original track for Destiny, "Hope for the future". The track was also used in the original Destiny game, where you could view the video in the Tower lounge.

Source: VG 24/7
Paul McCartney opens up to Howard Stern about Beatles and John and Yoko

Over the course of a 90-minute chat on Howard Stern's SiriusXM show Wednesday morning, Paul McCartney talked quite a bit about his days with the Beatles. Also, McCartney, who found himself on opposite sides from John Lennon and Yoko Ono after the breakup of the Beatles, said it was Lennon who broke up the group.

Source: Variety
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Paul McCartney's music lessons for Stormzy

Paul McCartney taught Stormzy how to play the piano. The 76-year-old Beatles legend was asked for advice by the grime star on how to improve his musicianship, so he gave him a "basic" lesson in tinkling the ivories. Paul told the Sunday Times magazine, "He's looking to advance his music...so I showed him basic stuff."

Source: The List, UK
Monday, September 3, 2018
Paul McCartney's Mini sells for $234,000

A Radford-modified Mini automobile originally owned by Paul McCartney has been sold for more than 182,000 (about $234,000). The car was offered without reserve at the Auburn Auction held by Worldwide Auctioneers on Saturday. It was presented in spectacular condition, having undergone a comprehensive restoration in 2001.

Source: Motoring Research
Paul McCartney to do private event for fans in NYC

Paul McCartney announced on Saturday a sweepstakes for fans to win a "very special event in New York City." To enter, fans must log-in to their Spotify account and follow instructions. 150 Grand Prize winners will receive one ticket to attend a private evening event with Paul McCartney in celebration of his release of Egypt Station on Sept. 7.

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Paul McCartney says he once saw God during psychedelic trip

Paul McCartney has revealed how a particularly vivid experience of taking drugs left him convinced that he had seen God. Discussing spirituality in an interview with the Sunday Times, McCartney claimed there was "something higher", and likened it to the time he took the drug DMT with art dealer and gallery owner Robert Fraser.

Source: NME, UK
Friday, August 31, 2018
Paul McCartney reveals first U.S. Freshen Up tour dates

Paul McCartney has revealed the first U.S. dates of his "Freshen Up" tour. The announcement today shows the first five concerts U.S. in May and June 2019, with many more surely to be added. These follow previous 2018 dates in Canada, Europe, the U.K. and Japan. That brings to 21 the number of concerts he's doing this year.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Paul McCartney scores first Adult Alternative Songs top 10 in two decades

For the first time in more than two decades, Paul McCartney is inside the top 10 of Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart. "Come On to Me," the lead single from McCartney's upcoming 17th solo studio album Egypt Station, ascends 12-6 on the Adult Alternative Songs ranking dated September 1.

Related Articles  Source: Billboard
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Paul McCartney announces Denmark show

Announced today on Paul McCartney's official website, Paul's Freshen Up 2018 tour will now include a show in Denmark, on Friday November 30 at Royal Arena, Copenhagen. This show will be Paul's first live show in Denmark in two years. In 2016 Paul visited Denmark as part of his "Out There" world tour. Tickets go on public sale next Friday.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Paul McCartney recalls scary time in Japanese prison

In the extended version of "Carpool Karaoke" from The Late Late Show With James Corden, Paul McCartney recalled the nine days he spent in a Japanese prison in 1980. He told Corden, "I still am hazy as to how that happened, but it did. Yes, there was some marijuana in the suitcase. And I ended up in jail. Nine days scary!"

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Paul McCartney finally addresses Paul is Dead conspiracy theory

After almost half a century, Paul McCartney has finally addressed the infamous "Paul is Dead" conspiracy theory. In an extended cut of his Carpool Karaoke segment with James Corden, McCartney summed up his reaction to the debunked theory that threw Beatles fans into pandemonium in 1969. "We just kind of let it go," he said.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Monday, August 20, 2018
Paul's raunchy new single inspired by banned 1968 Apple cult release

Paul McCartney's new single from his forthcoming Egypt Station album is called, cheekily, "Fuh You." There are gigantic billboards, sponsored by Spotify, promoting the title. But the whole "Fuh You" promotion harkens back to 1969, when you couldn't say such things on the radio, and an Apple single called "The King of Fuh."

Source: Showbiz 411
Paul McCartney possibly filming a music video in Liverpool

Paul McCartney's publicity campaign for Egypt Station seems to have a focus on his hometown of Liverpool. After filming Carpool Karaoke with James Corden in June, now film crews with vans full of equipment are in Liverpool, closing up several shops and setting up shop in areas that Macca passed by in the Carpool Karaoke appearance.

Source: Anglotopia
Paul McCartney has recurring Beatles reunion dream

Paul McCartney has revealed he has a recurring dream in which he reunites The Beatles. McCartney told Mojo magazine that in his dream, he and drummer Ringo Starr are joined by their late bandmates John Lennon and George Harrison, but The Fab Four do not recapture their old magic and the fans in the audience walk out of the gig.

Source: The List, UK
Ryan Reynolds post hilarious message about Paul McCartney meeting

Ryan Reynolds has shown off his sense of humor in a hilarious post about meeting Paul McCartney. The Deadpool actor shared a picture on Instagram of him meeting the Beatles star, and joked that it was probably a lifetime highlight for Sir Paul. Reynolds is known for his funny messages on social media, and often posts Deadpool jokes.

Source: BT, UK
Friday, August 17, 2018
John and Yoko's 1972 Imagine film is coming back to theatres

John Lennon's 1972 Imagine film has now been restored frame-by-frame and is set for theatres on September 17. This new version features 15 minutes of never-before-seen footage recording "How Do You Sleep," Lennon's infamous shot at Paul McCartney. There's also a 320-page book on the making of the album coming October 9.

Source: A Journal of Musical Things
Customized Penny Lane Mini goes up for sale

A penny-covered classic Mini, an ultra rare 1968 Morris Mini-Minor Mk II, that was used to promote The Beatles 1968 song Penny Lane, is up for sale for $25,000. The car was one of two commissioned by Paul McCartney, and the 4000 pre-1968 British coins stuck to the car are coated in lacquer to prevent oxidation.

Source: IOL, Capetown
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr remember Aretha Franklin

The two surviving Beatles paid tribute to Aretha Franklin today following the news of her death. Paul McCartney wrote, "Let's all take a moment to give thanks for the beautiful life of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of our souls." Ringo Starr simply wrote, "God bless Aretha Franklin the queen of soul and peace and love to her family."

Source: Rolling Stone
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Paul McCartney's new single out now

Paul has announced the next stop on the journey to Egypt Station, "Fuh You," the newest single from the forthcoming record is now available on all digital/streaming platforms. Sharing a title with one of Paul's own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013's international chart-topping New.

Related Articles  Source: PaulMcCartney.com
CBS to air Carpool Karaoke special with Paul McCartney

CBS TV will present Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool on Monday, August 20. The primetime special will feature never-before-seen footage from the popular "Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke" segment which aired on The Late Late Show with James Corden on June 21. A new clip of Paul with Corden is now online.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Lennon and McCartney's sons look exactly like their dads in new photo

On Monday, Sean Ono Lennon shared a photo posing with none other than James McCartney on his Instagram feed. The two of them look just like their dads in John Lennon and Paul McCartney's heyday as the world's most famous songwriting pair. "Peekaboo..." Sean captioned the selfie. Next to him, James holds a guitar.

Source: Today
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Paul McCartney shares new details of Egypt Station LP

Today, Paul McCartney finally revealed the complete 16-song track listing of his upcoming studio album, Egypt Station (up from the original 14 that were originally announced). Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013's New. The album was recorded in Los Angeles and the U.K, at Abbey Road Studios.

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Monday, August 13, 2018
Paul McCartney teases plans to release new song this week

A message posted on Paul McCartney's social media pages over the weekend reports that "Fuh You" will be "departing" on Wednesday, August 15, at 5 p.m. British Standard Time, which is 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT. The post also included an eight-second snippet of the song. His new album Egypt Station will be released September 7.

Source: WFJA FM

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