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Friday, May 24, 2019
Four Paul McCartney live albums to be reissued

Paul McCartney has announced updated releases of four albums capturing performances spanning from his 1975-1976 return to U.S. arenas with Wings to his intimate 2007 set at Amoeba records in Los Angeles. The albums, Amoeba Gig, Paul Is Live, Choba B CCCP and Wings Over America, will be released on July 12.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Hundreds of unseen Beatles images revealed following worldwide search

Hundreds of never-before-seen images snapped by fans offer a tantalising glimpse of The Beatles' life away from concerts during their heyday. Pictures dusted off from lofts and home drawers following a worldwide search show John Lennon outside his Surrey home in 1968 and Paul McCartney putting his tie before a 1963 concert.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Friday, May 17, 2019
McCartney issues Egypt Station II with more studio and live tracks

Paul McCartney has released Egypt Station Explorer's Edition on Capitol Records, comprised of the original Egypt Station record plus a second album, Egypt Station II, which includes the surprise single "Get Enough" to live performances at London's Abbey Road Studios, Liverpool's The Cavern and New York's Grand Central Station.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Citilink offers chance for free Paul McCartney tickets

Citilink is offering riders a chance to win two tickets to the sold out Paul McCartney concert at the Fort Wayne Coliseum on June 3. To enter, purchase a "ticket to ride" on a Citilink bus. Take as many photos (selfies) as you want on or around a Citilink bus. Then post them to Facebook. The prize drawing will be May 28.

Source: News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne
Monday, May 13, 2019
Paul McCartney remembers Doris Day

Paul McCartney today remembered his longtime friend and fellow animal lover, Doris Day. The legendary singer and actress died Monday at age 97 after contracting pneumonia. "She was a true star in more ways than one," he wrote on his website. One of those ways was as a lifelong animal welfare activist.

Source: Rolling Stone
Friday, May 10, 2019
New Elvis Costello EP features Paul McCartney collaboration

Elvis Costello collects songs he co-wrote with Paul McCartney and others on the rocker's new EP Purse, which arrived digitally today. The EP includes Costello and the Impostors' take on "The Lovers The four-song EP That Never Were," a song co-written by Costello and McCartney that the latter released on his 1993 LP Off the Ground.

Source: Rolling Stone
Paul McCartney drops to #2 on list of the UK wealthiest musicians

Paul McCartney has been ranked the wealthiest musician in the U.K. for many years, but he has now been replaced by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, according to The Sunday Times 2019 Rich List. McCartney now is the second richest British musician, with an estimated worth of $974 million, down from $1.1 billion in 2018.

Source: WFJA FM
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Photo: Paul McCartney playing an unexpected instrument

Paul McCartney shared yet another interesting photo on his verified Instagram account showing himself playing trumpet with Hot City Horns. Along with the photo, Paul wrote, "Have a jazzy time today!" Paul can also be seen in a video playing a trumpet before a concert of his Out There tour in 2014.

Source: Metalhead Zone
Friday, April 26, 2019
Paul McCartney reacts to government pulling funding from LIPA

Paul McCartney has reacted to the UK government taking 16 million in funding away from his Liverpool's Institute of Performing Arts. He said, "LIPA is my passion and part of my legacy. It would not be fair to allow injustice to affect its future. I sincerely hope the Government will correct this error."

Source: Alternative Nation
Why the Beatles almost quit the music business

In a new interview, John Lennon's sister Julia Baird told DailyMailTV that Paul McCartney and John Lennon almost quit music before The Beatles made it big, as they considered going into another line of work. John's aunt Mimi famously said to John, "The guitar is all very well John but you will never make a living out of it."

Source: Alternative Nation
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Paul McCartney to Issue Egypt Station II with additional tracks

Paul McCartney has announced a May 17 release for Egypt Station - Explorer's Edition on Capitol Records. The expanded version of his #1 charting 2018 album includes a bonus disc with studio tracks including the surprise single "Get Enough" to live performances captured at stops such as London's Abbey Road studio.

Source: Best Classic Bands
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
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.

Source: Best Classic Bands
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

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