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Thursday, August 8, 2019
Paul McCartney's bold list of demands for show revealed

Paul McCartney has announced a book reading in London, and he has a long list of demands in the ticket terms and conditions. Ticket holders will be asked to leave all bags, cameras and mobile phone devices in a bag drop, and McCartney will only be signing copies of the new book Hey Grandude!, no other items will be signed at this event.

Source: Alternative Nation
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Paul McCartney contributes to Henry McCullough tribute single

Paul McCartney has contributed to a new Henry McCullough tribute single. The highly experienced Irish musician passed away in 2016, following a lengthy career that included a vital contribution to Wings. A tribute single has been arranged to salute his memory, and it features an all-star cast of musicians.

Source: Clash
New biography series inside story of McCartney solo hits

The first two volumes of a new definitive biography of Paul McCartney, McCartney Legacy, will be written by Allan Kozinn, a former music critic and culture reporter for The New York Times, and Adrian Sinclair, a renowned British researcher, and documentarian. It will be the first in-depth examination of McCartney's post-Beatles life and work.

Source: McCartney Legacy
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Paul McCartney admits he keeps forgetting how to play Beatles songs

Paul McCartney has admitted that he can't remember how to play all the Beatles songs, after penning some of the most celebrated songs in history. McCartney says he has to rely on bandmates and listen to some of the deeper cuts that he hasn't played in a while, with the Fab Four's back catalogue dating back some 55 years.

Source: NME, UK
Friday, July 26, 2019
July 26, 2018: Paul McCartney plays Liverpool's Cavern Club

Though the original Cavern Club closed in 1973, a replacement opened nearby. And nearly 20 years after he last performed there in 1999, Paul McCartney returned on July 26, 2018, for a free, surprise, jam-packed gig of more than several dozen songs, for roughly 250 fans. The career-spanning concert included a song from the Quarrymen.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Paul McCartney is planning a rehearsals album

Paul McCartney is planning to release an album of cuts from improvised soundchecks. McCartney teased it's a "treasure trove" of unheard material they've been keeping recordings of over the years. On paulmccartney.com, he was asked if they still ad-lib at soundcheck, and he replied, "Yeah, we do! We've got millions of them!"

Source: Noise 11, Australia
Will Durst's Paul McCartney Freshen Up Tour FAQs

Will Durst is a San Francisco-based political comic who remains convinced he saw Jimi Hendrix in a tiny basement club called the Flower Pot in Waukesha, Wisconsin, in 1966. What he knows for sure is that he saw Paul McCartney in San Jose on July 10, the second to last show on the 2019 U.S. leg of the Freshen Up tour.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Mike McGear McCartney gets by with a little help from brother Paul

Having chosen the stage name Mike McGear in the early 1960's as a way of distinguishing himself from his massively famous older brother, Mike McCartney managed to release some very memorable music which is quite an achievement as Paul McCartney would be hard for anyone to live up to let alone try to compete with musically.

Source: Records CDs and Music
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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