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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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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 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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Read 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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Paul McCartney Revives 1969 Track for Johnny Depp Supergroup

March 5, 2015

Ever since word trickled out that Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry had formed some sort of band, information about that project — called the Hollywood Vampires — has been scant. "We've done a lot of recording together recently,"...

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Paul McCartney Plays Surprise Valentine's Day Concert

February 15, 2015

It was nearly 1 a.m. when Paul McCartney left the stage at New York's Irving Plaza last night, and as dazed fans streamed toward the exit and staff swept red confetti from the dancefloor, it almost seemed like it had all been a dream. It started...

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Rick Rubin Reveals Chaotic Mixing of Kanye/McCartney Collab

February 4, 2015

After the hectic, deadline-riddled sessions that birthed Kanye West's 2013 LP, Yeezus, producer Rick Rubin isn't fazed by the rapper's down-to-the-wire approach to songcraft. So when it came time to finalize "Only One," West's emotional surprise...

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McCartney, Kanye Booked for 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

February 2, 2015

UPDATE: E! has revealed the full slate of guests for the SNL 40 special, with Arcade Fire, Jack White, Fiona Apple, Deborah Harry, Elvis Costello, 50 Cent, Backstreet Boys and Jon Bon Jovi also set to appear on the epic anniversary special. Paul...

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Hear Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Rihanna New Song

January 24, 2015

UPDATE: Contrary to reports, Paul McCartney did not co-produce all of Kanye West's new album, reps for McCartney and West tell Rolling Stone. UPDATE 2: A rep for Rihanna confirmed that the song will be on both Rihanna and Kanye West's upcoming...

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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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Record Store Day 2015: Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, U2

March 10, 2015

With Record Store Day a little over a month away, its organizers have released "The List" – a collection of all the rare, curious and limited-edition items that will be available in independent music shops. Foo Fighters, Johnny Cash, Paul McCartney,...

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Paul McCartney's Childhood Home Heads to Auction

February 26, 2015

UPDATE: McCartney's home has sold for £150,000 (approximately $231,000) to an anonymous UK man, according to the Guardian. Paul McCartney's childhood home in Liverpool, England is expected to sell for at least £100,000 (approximately...

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Kanye West, Rihanna and Paul McCartney Perform at Grammys

February 8, 2015

The powerhouse ensemble of Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney dazzled with their pop collaboration "FourFiveSeconds" in a relatively stripped-back performance at the Grammys. The former Beatle passionately strummed the tune's propulsive...

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McCartney, Rihanna, Kanye Shine in 'FourFiveSeconds' Video

February 3, 2015

The super-trio of Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney have premiered the video for "FourFiveSeconds," the first single off Rihanna's upcoming, as-yet-untitled LP. With that much star power on one song, plus the campfire feel of the melody, they...

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Watch Rihanna, Kanye, McCartney in 'FourFiveSeconds' Preview

January 31, 2015

A week after Rihanna dropped her surprise "FourFiveSeconds" collaboration with Kanye West and Paul McCartney, the Unapologetic singer unveiled a two-minute, behind-the-scenes look at the track's music video shoot. In the sneak peek, Rihanna...

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Kanye West Asked McCartney About Sex in the 1960s

January 23, 2015

As we've come to expect from Kanye West, new music can arrive at any minute, like when the rapper dropped new track "Only One," featuring Paul McCartney, on New Year's Eve. At the iHeartMedia Music Summit in Burbank, California on...

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