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Hear Paul McCartney, John Bonham's Lost Duet

October 20, 2014

Paul McCartney has shared a different version of the urgent-sounding, piano-driven Wings at the Speed of Sound tune "Beware My Love" that features Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham behind the kit. The previously unreleased take of the song, which clocks...

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Watch Paul McCartney Play Pool in a Hilarious Lost Wings Ad

October 17, 2014

By June 26th, 1975, Wings' Venus and Mars had been out for a month, and its lead single, "Listen to What the Man Says," was continuing its climb to the top of the U.S. and U.K. pop charts. To give the record some additional push, however, the label...

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See Alice Cooper's Reverent 'Eleanor Rigby' Video

September 30, 2014

Shock rocker Alice Cooper plays it straight and reverent with his take on the Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby," one of dozens of cover songs that appear on the forthcoming compilation The Art of McCartney. In the song's video, the "Welcome to My Nightmare" singer...

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See Paul McCartney's Star-Filled 'Meat Free Mondays' Video

September 22, 2014

Paul McCartney has made a music video in support of his family's Meat Free Mondays campaign, which urges people to take a weekly break from eating meat in an effort to help the environment. The song – which dates back to 2009, when the outspoken...

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Paul McCartney Preps 3-Disc Collector's Edition of 'New'

September 17, 2014

Paul McCartney is offering fans something New with a special 2CD/DVD collector's edition of his latest LP. The set, out October 28th, will be packaged in a hard-bound book and feature a variety of bonus materials – including behind-the-scenes...

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Listen to Paul McCartney's Exalted 'Hope for the Future'

September 11, 2014

Two years after Paul McCartney first announced on Twitter that he was trying his hand at being a "video game composer" for the first-person shooting game Destiny, the rock legend's original composition for the game's end credits has been revealed....

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Watch Paul McCartney's Full Blues Jam With Johnny Depp

September 5, 2014

Back in July, Paul McCartney released an inspiring music video for his NEW tune "Early Days." The Vincent Haycock-directed clip, which focuses on two aspiring musicians in the American South of the 1950s, also led a massive...

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Paul McCartney Autographed Guitar Up for Auction

August 13, 2014

A Martin D-28 left-handed guitar signed by Paul McCartney is up for auction, with proceeds going to the Nature Conservancy's African Elephant Initiative. Bidding began on Wednesday on eBay with a starting price of $10,000. Along...

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Paul McCartney to Reissue More Wings Albums

July 28, 2014

Paul McCartney will continue to add to his Archive reissue series with two Wings albums this fall. The group's 1975 LP, Venus and Mars, which contains the single "Listen to What the Man Said," and the following year's Wings at the Speed of Sound, home...

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Paul McCartney: The Long and Winding Q&A

July 17, 2014

In late May, when Paul McCartney canceled or postponed 12 dates on his Out There world tour – citing doctor's orders to rest up after being briefly hospitalized for a mystery virus in Tokyo – many fans were concerned. McCartney wasn't. "People...

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Paul McCartney Releases Five Classic LPs as iPad Apps

July 16, 2014

Paul McCartney has taken a page from Björk's innovative playbook, releasing five of his classic LPs as iPad apps. As The Guardian notes, the albums – Band on the Run, RAM, McCartney, McCartney II and Wings...

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See Paul McCartney's Whimsical 'Call Me Back Again' Clip

September 29, 2014

With two Wings reissues slated for the fall, Paul McCartney has begun making lyric videos for songs that came out years before the video era. First up is the Venus and Mars track "Call Me Back Again." The soulful song, which featured heavily on Wings...

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Paul McCartney Asks For Your 'Meat Free Mondays' Support

September 18, 2014

Former Beatle and current vegetarian Paul McCartney has teamed up with the Meat Free Monday campaign to "catalyze transformative change" and bring awareness to the global footprint that meat production has on our environment. McCartney, along...

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After Sluggish Start, Summer Concert Season Finishes Strong

September 17, 2014

At the beginning of the summer, the megastar concert business looked grim — Paul McCartney was sick and had to cancel shows, the Rolling Stones weren't touring in the U.S., none of the biggest superstar acts from U2 to Madonna were...

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Bob Dylan, Kiss and More Cover Paul McCartney

September 9, 2014

Half a century ago, Paul McCartney established himself as one of the most influential songwriters ever. Now the former Beatle is getting his due in a big way, with the compilation The Art of Paul McCartney featuring covers of songs by McCartney during...

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Paul McCartney Closes Candlestick Park 'In Style'

August 15, 2014

The Beatles' last-ever concert happened in August of 1966, at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Home for decades to the Giants and the 49ers, the open-air venue now faces imminent demolition, and last night, Paul McCartney – dressed like a dandyish...

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Paul McCartney Soundtracks Violent Video Game

August 8, 2014

Even a peace-loving vegetarian like Paul McCartney sees nothing wrong with blasting bloodthirsty aliens hell-bent on destroying Earth, or so it would seem now that the former Beatle has collaborated on the score to the PlayStation and Xbox game Destiny....

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Billy Joel to Receive Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize

July 22, 2014

Billy Joel will receive the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which, each year, honors the career of one musician and their dedication to "promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing...

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