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Watch Paul McCartney Record Funky Grooves for Skype Project

February 10, 2016

Paul McCartney has recorded some funky instrumentals for "Love Mojis," a new Valentine's Day project with Skype featuring 10 swappable animated designs set to music. The rock legend recorded the compositions over one week at Hog Hill Mill, his...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing 'Hamilton' Track as McCartney, Bowie

January 21, 2016

Jimmy Fallon unleashed a torrent of impersonations from Paul McCartney to Michael Jackson to Bono while singing "You'll Be Back" from the musical Hamilton, as part of the Broadway show's digital Ham4Ham series. As Vulture notes, Ham4Ham...

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McCartney on Bowie: 'I Treasure the Moments We Had Together'

January 11, 2016

Paul McCartney has issued a heartfelt statement on the death of rock icon David Bowie, who passed away Sunday at age 69 following a private, 18-month battle with cancer. "Very sad news to wake up to on this raining morning," McCartney wrote...

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Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney Sing 'Santa Claus' on SNL

December 20, 2015

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band returned to Saturday Night Live for the first time since 2002 to serve as musical guest for the show's Tina Fey and Amy Poehler-hosted episode Saturday. In addition to performing a pair of cuts from The...

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Watch Dana Carvey Imitate Obama, McCartney in 'Fallon' Bit

November 2, 2015

The supremely British Paul McCartney, staccato king Barack Obama, a spaced-out Keith Richards: Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon cover the hilarious, routine bases during The Tonight Show's Halloween-themed "Wheel of Musical Impressions." In the clip,...

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Tug of War (Deluxe Edition)

October 5, 2015

The new frontier for Beatlemaniacs: reclaiming Eighties Paul. It's one of the weirdest areas of the man's career, full of buried treasures ripe for discovery. On the map of McCartney's music, fans usually avoid the Eighties as the zone marked "Here...

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See Paul McCartney and Beck Sing 'Drive My Car'

October 1, 2015

Singer and proud vegetarian Paul McCartney performed a career-spanning set at the Hollywood Palladium on Wednesday as part of animal-rights organization PETA's 35th anniversary gala. Midway into the set, Beck joined him for two Beatles numbers, "I've...

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Ringo Starr Asks McCartney, Yoko to Dig Out Beatles Photos

September 9, 2015

Ringo Starr recently unearthed over 250 intimate Beatles images for a book, Photograph, out September 21st. Now, the iconic drummer is asking Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison to explore their personal photo archives for a potential follow-up...

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The Real 'Dear Prudence' on Meeting Beatles in India

September 4, 2015

In January of 1968, a then-20-year-old Prudence Farrow finally fulfilled a dream of hers that had been in the making for two years: to study meditation under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh, India. Accompanied by her sister, actress Mia, Farrow was...

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Why Beatles' Shea Show Was Even Greater Than You Knew

August 14, 2015

Leaving festivals like Woodstock and Monterey aside, there is no more famous gig in rock & roll history than when the Beatles played Shea Stadium, an orange and blue ass pit of a venue in front of 56,000 mostly teenyboppers on August 15th, 1965. It...

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Paul McCartney Preps 'Tug of War,' 'Pipes of Peace' Reissues

July 30, 2015

Paul McCartney's early Eighties efforts, Tug of War and Pipes of Peace, will be reissued on October 2nd, with both arriving as multi-disc sets boasting numerous previously unreleased demos and outtakes. Both Tug of War and Pipes of Peace...

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Paul McCartney Stars in 'Love Song to the Earth' Video

December 18, 2015

Paul McCartney stars in the new video for "Love Song to the Earth," an all-star collaboration recorded in the lead-up to the Paris climate conferences. While the lyric video was unveiled in September, McCartney, along with Colbie Caillat,...

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McCartney, Bowie Prep Record Store Day Black Friday Releases

October 27, 2015

Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Eazy-E, Frank Zappa, Queen and Spoon are just a handful of artists prepping special releases for Record Store Day's annual Black Friday bonanza. McCartney will follow up the recent reissue of his solo LP, Pipes of Peace,...

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Watch Paul McCartney's New Video for 'Say Say Say' Remix

October 6, 2015

A renegade with a bottomless bag of dance moves helps put the final contemporary touches on the 2015 remix of Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson's "Say Say Say," off the newly remastered edition of McCartney's 1983 LP, Pipes of Peace. Ryan Heffington...

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Pipes of Peace (Deluxe Edition)

October 5, 2015

The new frontier for Beatlemaniacs: reclaiming Eighties Paul. It's one of the weirdest areas of the man's career, full of buried treasures ripe for discovery. On the map of McCartney's music, fans usually avoid the Eighties as the zone marked "Here...

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Paul on Drums, George on Bass: 10 Beatles Instrument Swaps

September 15, 2015

With every single LP, the Beatles shed some creative skin. Decades later, it's still difficult to process their two-year leap from Revolver to Sgt. Pepper's to the White Album. The members also continuously expanded their...

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McCartney, Bon Jovi, Crow Team for 'Love Song to the Earth'

September 8, 2015

Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Fergie, Colbie Caillat and more have teamed up for "Love Song to the Earth," an environmentally conscious track that's part of a global campaign to raise awareness prior to the United Nations Climate Change Conference...

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Hear a Remastered Single from an Eighties McCartney Classic

August 24, 2015

Just two years separated Paul McCartney's second and third solo albums, 1980's McCartney II and 1982's Tug of War, but a lot changed for the ex-Beatle during that time. Two months after he reunited with Beatles producer George Martin in October of 1980...

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Watch Paul McCartney Perform 'Get Back' With Brittany Howard

August 1, 2015

Paul McCartney served as Lollapalooza's headliner Friday night in Chicago, and the former Beatle had a special guest in the store to help him out during the encore: Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard, who joined McCartney for a rousing rendition of...

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