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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Paul McCartney setlist predictions for Glastonbury 2020

For many, seeing Paul McCartney at Glastonbury will be a once in a lifetime opportunity but just what songs is Paul McCartney likely to play when he takes to the Pyramid Stage next June? You're almost certain to hear the likes of Let It Be, Live and Let Die, Yesterday and a whole host of McCartney's most recognizable songs.

Source: HITC
Paul McCartney adds more dates to 2020 tour schedule

One day after the news of his headlining appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2020, Paul McCartney revealed more European concerts, two additional 2020 concerts, in Italy, as he prepares to take his "Freshen Up" tour on the road again. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. local time.

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Monday, November 18, 2019
Paul McCartney to headline 2020 Glastonbury Festival

Paul McCartney posted a tweet this morning teasing his performance at Glastonbury Festival 2020. Three hours later, the festival confirmed that the legend will headline the festival on Saturday, June 27. The appearance is the first 2020 performance that McCartney has announced. He'll turn 78 just days before on June 18, 2020.


Monday, November 11, 2019
Paul McCartney pays tribute to Rubber Soul photographer Robert Freeman

Paul McCartney has said, "Besides being a great professional he was imaginative and a true original thinker. People often think that the cover shot for Meet The Beatles...was a carefully arranged studio shot. In fact it was taken quite quickly by Robert in the corridor of a hotel where natural light came from the windows at the end of the corridor."

Source: Louder Sound
Friday, January 13, 2017
New Paul McCartney album anticipated in 2017

After announcing his return to Capitol Records, for whom the Beatles famously recorded, Paul McCartney wrapped up his 2016 tour and began work on his first album since 2013's New, going into the studio with producer Greg Kurstin, known for his work with Adele. "I'll put out my next album, but I won't think I'm gonna sell a lot," he said.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Beatles DJ marks end of 2016 with special Beatles contest

Beatles DJ Ken Michaels is featuring a big Special Contest on his website. Beginning this Thursday, Dec. 29, the contest will offer 5 prizes all in one package, including The Beatles 1 CD & DVD, Eight Days A Week Deluxe BluRay, The Beatles Live At The Hollywood Bowl CD, and Pure McCartney double-CD.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Denny Laine gets special Beatles tour of Los Angeles

Last Sunday, Gillian Lomax's Beatles Magical History Tours of Los Angeles had a very special guest, founding member of The Moody Blues and guitarist with Paul McCartney and Wings, Denny Laine. According to Gillian, there were "No Words" to describe how thrilling it was having Denny Laine come on her tour.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Denny Laine to perform this Saturday at San Diego Beatles Fair

This Saturday, original member of the Moody Blues and member of Paul McCartney and Wings from 1971 to 1981, Denny Laine, will appear at the 2016 San Diego Beatles Fair at Queen Bee's Art & Cultural Center in San Diego. Denny Laine will perform the Moody Blues' first hit "Go Now" from 1964, and also participate in a Q&A.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Website giving away last year's Top 3 Beatles releases

Beatles DJ Ken Michaels has expanded the trivia page on his web site to include a list of one of 9 amazing prizes. Fans can now win one of the Top 3 music releases for Beatles fans for 2015, Ringo Starr's "Postcards From Paradise," Paul McCartney's latest remasters "Tug Of War" and "Pipes Of Peace," and the "Beatles 1 (CD + DVD.)"

Source: Beatles News Blog
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Paul McCartney Candlestick farewell concert stark contrast to his last visit

Paul McCartney's Candlestick Farewell concert last Thursday has received high accolades from fans and music critics alike. In contrast to the last Beatles 1966 performance which used the baseball speakers, was just half an hour long and only drew 25,000 fans, Paul McCartney sold out and featured state of the art sound and video.

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Fans trying to buy McCartney tickets for Candlestick leave empty handed

Many diehard fans were unable to buy any tickets via the TicketMaster online portal yesterday when tickets went on sale to the general public for Paul McCartney's August 14th Farewell to Candlestick Park Concert in San Francisco. One fan shared with Beatle News, "There was nothing online, I had five computers going!"

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Monday, September 30, 2013
Play reveals how Paul got Fixing a Hole from Mal Evans

The play "Beatle Mal," based on Beatles roadie Mal Evans, was performed for one night only in Liverpool, Sept 28th. In the play, it is revealed how Paul got the name for "Fixing a Hole" when one day from their longtime pal. Nik Wood-Jones was convincing as the loyal and loveable "Roadie" so important to the Beatles all those years.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, August 12, 2013
Paul McCartney gives fantastic concert at SF Outside Lands Festival

Last Friday night at the Outside Lands Concert in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, Paul McCartney played before a sold out packed crowd of over 50,000. New McCartney fan Jeff T. of San Francisco said, "Paul's concert was pretty fantastic, great sound, the band is very tight, Paul played a great range of Beatles classics and Wings' hits."

Source: Beatles News
Friday, February 17, 2012
Lost Paul McCartney track unearthed

ZTT Records releases The Art of the 12" Volume II this coming Monday. This new release contains a recently unearthed Paul McCartney track from the mid-1980s, the full length version of the Art of Noise remix of Spies Like Us. It seems that when the original 12" was pressed, the manufacturers inadvertently cut the track short.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, January 6, 2012
Former Wings guitarist Laurence Juber still on course and on the run

More than three decades after Wings folded, Laurence Juber is a man still on the run. In addition to recently playing a part on tribute albums to Bob Dylan and Linda McCartney, the former Wings guitarist performs almost 100 dates a year, does regular session work, music for films and TV and has three upcoming CD releases.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, November 21, 2011
McCartney tribute band marks 10th anniversary of passing of George Harrison

New England-based tribute band "One Sweet Dream: The Paul McCartney Experience!" will be performing a special concert next Tuesday, the 10th anniversary of the passing of George Harrison. Along with the usual format of Paul's Beatles and solos, there will also be a special set of George Harrison's Beatles and solos, including Traveling Wilburys.

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Catching up with Laurence Juber

Former Wings guitarist and virtuoso Laurence Juber just may be the busiest man in the music industry. In addition to playing a big part in an upcoming Linda McCartney tribute album and concert, Juber plays almost 100 dates a year, performs on soundtracks for feature films and television and has three upcoming CD releases.

Source: Beatles News
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
One Sweet Dream McCartney tribute April 1st in Milford

After five sold-out Beatle nights, Aldario's Restaurant in Milford CT decided it was time to do a variation on the theme with a dinner dance party similar in format to the highly-successful events catering to the Fab Four fans. "One Sweet Dream" comes to Aldario's Restaurant in Milford on Friday, April 1, for one night only.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, December 27, 2010
Beatles News Exclusive: Kennedy Center McCartney souvenir

Paul McCartney was awarded the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor in a star-studded ceremony on Sunday December 5th, airing on CBS TV Tuesday night. Attendees at the Honors received a coffee-table size 200-page Commemorative Program that Beatles News is pleased to be able to present excerpts of for the first time on the internet.

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, December 2, 2010
An Apple a Day: Mary Hopkin - Earth Song/Ocean Song

Mary Hopkin's second Apple album, "Earth Song/Ocean Song," is a radical departure from her debut Apple LP, "Post Card." Mary's first album was a Paul McCartney production in every sense of the word. When Paul grew disenchanted with Apple, he stopped working with Apple artists, and Tony Visconti was brought in to produce for Mary.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010
An Apple a Day: Mary Hopkin - Post Card

Mary Hopkin was signed to Apple in 1968 after supermodel Twiggy saw the young Welsh folk singer on the British TV talent show Opportunity Knocks and was so impressed that she told Paul McCartney, who signed her to Apple and produced her first year of recordings. He also selected her songs and guided her career.

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Thursday, September 16, 2010
Full Details: Band on the Run remastered

Paul McCartney personally supervised all aspects of the Band on the Run reissue. The remastering work was done at Abbey Road using the same team who recently remastered the Beatles. Band on the Run will be available in a variety of formats originating with the single disc digitally remastered, essential 9-track standard edition.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Author talks about new Paul McCartney book in Liverpool

Author Howard Sounes appeared as a guest speaker Sunday at the Adelphi Hotel as part of the Liverpool Beatles Convention to talk about his new book on Paul McCartney, "Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney", which was released last week in England and will be released in the US in October.

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Monday, August 30, 2010
Geoff Baker makes first appearance at Liverpool Beatles Convention

Geoff Baker shared a few stories and insights on Sunday about what it was like to have worked for more than 14 years as Paul McCartney's former publicist. He spoke before a packed audience during an interview with author and BBC Radio Merseyside host Spencer Leigh as part of the Liverpool International Beatles Week 2010.

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Thursday, December 10, 2009
Paul McCartney denies Mills marriage mistake quote

It's happened before and it will happen again...the inaccurate article today entitled "Macca marriage to Heather was mistake of the decade" is the most recent example of how things get twisted in the press. For the record, here's the original interview so you can plainly see what Paul actually said has been taken totally out of context.

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