Many of the same artists who participated in the star-studded Hurricane Sandy relief telethon that aired on NBC a few weeks ago, plus more, are coming together in New York City on Wednesday, December 12, for a huge benefit concert.
Musician Henry McCullough, who played with Paul McCartney in Wings in the early '70s and has also worked with famed blues belter Joe Cocker, is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday (Nov. 6).
For many years, there has been much speculation that John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, influenced the Beatles breakup, but Paul McCartney says that it's not true and that the band was splitting regardless of Ono.
Even at the age of 70, Sir Paul McCartney refuses to slow down. Despite having released 'Kisses on the Bottom' as recently as this past February, he is reportedly back at work on a new album. It's possible that he may even have two new projects in the pipeline.
Today (Oct. 9) would have been John Lennon's 72nd birthday, and with it comes the publication of a new book, 'The John Lennon Letters.' the publication contains nearly 300 letters written by Lennon during his lifetime, giving an unfiltered and uncensored look at one of the most written-about figures of the past 50 years.
In February, Paul McCartney released 'Kisses on the Bottom,' a jazzy collection of songs and standards that influenced the former Beatle as a young boy. To kick off that release he filmed a 13-song concert at the Capitol Studios in Los Angeles and streamed it to fans worldwide. That star-studded show will soon be available on DVD and Blu-ray.
Over the last decade and change, the annual Concerts for Teenage Cancer Trust have become a London tradition — and this year, they’ll celebrate their 12th anniversary with an impressive run of shows that will kick off with a Paul McCartney performance on March 29.
Paul McCartney was one among the first winners at the 2012 Grammy Awards Sunday in Los Angeles, snagging the Best Historical Album honor during the pre-Grammy telecast. McCartney won as a compilation producer for the deluxe Paul McCartney Archive Collection edition of his former band Wings’ classic 1973 album, ‘Band On The Run.’ McCartney shared the honor with mastering engineers Sam Okell and Steve Rooke.
Queen Elizabeth II has been the monarch of Britain for almost as long as Paul McCartney and Elton John have been alive. In fact, the Queen celebrates 60 years on the throne this year. Her fellow Brits are coming together to honor those six decades as the figurehead of the country at a bash to be held in front of her Buckingham Palace digs. Sir Paul and Sir Elton are both set to perform and serve as the event’s headliners.
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