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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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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 Releases Backstage Rock Hall Ceremony Vid

July 14, 2015

Ringo Starr turned 75 on July 7th, and to celebrate, Paul McCartney has shared with Rolling Stone an exclusive, behind-the-scenes video from this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in Cleveland, where he delivered his fellow Beatle's induction...

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Paul McCartney Talks Nixed 'McCartney/Lennon' Credit

July 5, 2015

"Lennon/McCartney" is one of music's greatest songwriting credits, a catchall that covered most of the Beatles' tracks and was employed even when John Lennon and Paul McCartney didn't collaborate on a certain song. However, although arranged...

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Paul McCartney, Run the Jewels Remember Charleston Victims

June 20, 2015

Paul McCartney and Run the Jewels were among the artists to pay tribute to the victims of the Charleston shooting during their performances at Delaware's Firefly Festival Friday night. During McCartney's headlining set, the rocker paused...

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Watch Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl Perform Beatles Classic

May 24, 2015

Paul McCartney reunited with his "Cut Me Some Slack" pal Dave Grohl Saturday night when the Foo Fighters frontman made a surprise appearance onstage at McCartney's London concert to perform the Beatles classic "I Saw Her Standing There." While...

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Paul McCartney to Oasis: 'Get Together and Make Good Music'

May 14, 2015

Paul McCartney urged Oasis' perennially feuding brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher to stop looking back in anger and give music another shot: "My advice to them? Just get together and make some good music," McCartney said during an online Q&A...

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Watch Paul McCartney Perform 'Another Girl' for First Time

April 29, 2015

Paul McCartney played Japan's famed Nippon Budokan Tuesday night for the first time since the Beatles performed there in 1966. To celebrate the occasion, McCartney dusted off a Fab Four classic that had never been played live before: Help!'s...

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Paul McCartney on Ringo's Induction, Working with Kanye

April 20, 2015

Past midnight Saturday night, the house lights were on at Cleveland's Public Hall and Paul McCartney had just inducted Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He'd also led a jam of "I Wanna Be Your Man" and "A Little Help From My Friends"...

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'Ringo Nailed It': Read Paul's Full Rock Hall Speech

April 19, 2015

When it came to handing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Award for Musical Excellence out to Ringo Starr, there was certainly no one more appropriate for the task than Paul McCartney. Not only are the two men the sole surviving members of the Beatles —...

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Paul McCartney Condemns British Government Over Fox Hunting

July 10, 2015

Paul McCartney has spoken out about the British government's impending amendment that will once again open the door for fox hunting in England and Wales. In a statement, the bassist and longtime animal rights activist called the sport "cruel and...

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Flashback: Paul McCartney Plays a John Lennon Medley in 1990

June 25, 2015

Paul McCartney had been on the road for nearly a year when his Flowers in the Dirt tour finally touched down in Liverpool on June 28th, 1990. This was a special night since McCartney had been completely off the road since the final Wings trek in...

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Watch Man Play Beatles on Guitar During Brain Surgery

June 5, 2015

The Beatles' iconic ballad "Yesterday" is one of most covered songs in music history – but even Paul McCartney would tip his hat to Anthony Kulkamp Dias, the 33-year-old Brazilian bank worker who strummed out the Help! anthem while undergoing a...

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Paul McCartney Pens New Songs for Animated Film

May 20, 2015

Paul McCartney has penned seven or eight new songs for an upcoming animated feature he's producing titled High in the Clouds, based on the children's book McCartney co-authored in 2005. News of McCartney's new music comes in a Deadline story...

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Paul McCartney: 'Let It Be' Inspired Kanye West's 'Only One'

May 2, 2015

Paul McCartney has revealed in a new interview that he and Kanye West's collaborative single "Only One," written from the perspective of the rapper's late mother Donda West, was inspired by the Beatles' classic "Let It Be." Speaking to The Sun,...

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Paul McCartney Plots More U.S. 'Out There' Tour Dates

April 24, 2015

Update: Paul McCartney has announced more dates. Scroll down to see the latest additions, which are bolded. Even after nearly 60 years as an active musician, Paul McCartney is still one of the most prolific touring artists. The former...

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Watch Ringo Starr's Jovial Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Speech

April 19, 2015

Ever one to get by "With a Little Help From My Friends," Ringo Starr was applauded by a stellar array of friends, colleagues and admirers Saturday night when he took the stage at Cleveland's Public Hall to accept the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's...

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Lollapalooza 2015: Paul McCartney, Metallica Headline Lineup

March 25, 2015

Paul McCartney and Metallica will headline this year's Lollapalooza Festival, which rolls into Chicago's Grant Park July 31st through August 2nd. The long-running fest unveiled their lineup Wednesday morning, and it features Sam Smith,...

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Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder Lead Hall of Fame Speakers

March 18, 2015

UPDATE 2: Legendary psychedelic art painter Peter Max has designed the official poster and program cover for the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Check out the front and back images below. The art is available for purchase at the...

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