Tag: Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney on stage, hands extended

Will Paul McCartney get the rights to his Beatles songs back? (with List of the Songs)

from Billboard Magazine When news broke that the Michael Jackson estate would sell its 50% share of Sony/ATV Music Publishing to Sony in a $750 million deal, many wondered whether Paul McCartney would finally be able to acquire the rights...

/ March 21, 2016
James McCartney on stage, at the mic

Beatles Next Generation as James McCartney’s New Single Features Dhani Harrison

Now all they need is Zac Starkey on drums, with Julian and Sean Lennon on vocals, and it’s Beatles 2.0. James McCartney, Paul’s son, has just released a new single featuring Dhani Harrison on guitar and vocals. “Too Hard” comes...

/ March 18, 2016
George Martin, Paul and John

Paul McCartney pays moving tribute to Beatles producer and ‘second father’ George Martin

Paul McCartney pays tribute to the creative genius of Sir George Martin, crediting the producer with introducing the Beatles to new instruments, sounds and recording techniques By Patrick Sawer, and Robert Mendick 11:18AM GMT 09 Mar 2016 Paul McCartney, the former Beatle,...

/ March 9, 2016
McCartney and Elvis, "Flowers In The DIrt" album

When A Beatle Wrote with Elvis

by Scott Freiman In 1987, Paul McCartney acted on a suggestion by his then manager and invited Elvis Costello to be his songwriting partner. Their work together would produce a number of finely crafted songs, including Elvis’ biggest single in...

/ February 11, 2016
Black and white photo of Beatles, "Hey Jude" era

The Sweet Meaning Behind The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”

“Hey Jude,” one of the Beatles’ most famous songs, is an uplifting ballad that’s inspired the masses for decades. The song, written by Paul McCartney and also credited to John Lennon for some contributions, has been long-used as a generally...

/ February 9, 2016
David Bowie at the mic

Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney ‘to play David Bowie memorial concert in New York’

  16:29, 13 JAN 2016 UPDATED 17:26, 13 JAN 2016 BY ALISTAIR MCGEORGE The Daily Mirror The two legendary musicians are expected to lead the way at The Music of David Bowie at Carnegie Hall in March   Mick Jagger and David...

/ January 13, 2016