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Legal ‘disappearing act’ extends Beatles’ copyright protection for Bootleg album - Sunday, January 19, 2014

Beatles’ fans have will have an unnamed lawyer to blame for their disappointment over the possible non-release of The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963.

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Paul is First Musician to Reach 10 Million Followers on LINE - Saturday, January 18, 2014

Paul has become the first musician in the world to reach 10 million followers on the Japanese-based social network LINE. Paul's account - now his most popular social network – is available in English and Japanese and was launched in mid–October to coincide with the release of his 'NEW'album and tour of Japan.

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Ringo Starr's Custom 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Up for Auction - Saturday, January 18, 2014

In fact, what you're about to see below is probably one of the coolest custom cars ever built. The four-wheeled masterpiece you're looking at was built by George Barris (aka the King of the Kustomizers) for Ringo Starr, the former drummer of the Beatles and still a global rock star.


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Rare Beatles album sells for $175,000 - Friday, January 17, 2014

It's been called the greatest album of all time, but you won't find it on iTunes. At least, you won't find the first-issue mono pressing of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band gatefold LP on the U.K. Parlophone label.

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Paul Nominated for NME Award - Friday, January 17, 2014

Paul has been nominated for 'Best Solo Artist' at this year's NME Awards. The shortlist for the category, announced earlier this week, also includes David Bowie, Lily Allen, Kanye West, Jake Bugg and Lorde.

Fans can cast their vote for the award at NME's website HERE! Voting closes on February 21st. The awards will take place at the O2 Academy Brixton on February 26th.

Source: PaulMcCartney.com


 

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Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks keeps photo of George Harrison nearby - Thursday, January 16, 2014

For years, Stevie Nicks has kept a treasured 1970-era photograph framed and with her on the road, getting untold moments of inspiration while touring both as a solo artist and with Fleetwood Mac. She’s pictured with George Harrison, along with the well-known Maui restauranteur Bob Longhi.

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New Illustrated Book "It Was 50 Years Ago Today: - Thursday, January 16, 2014

Music historian and author Harvey Kubernik first thought of the concept for this book at George Harrison's 1974 Beverly Wilshire Hotel press conference on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, where 10 years earlier he had seen, just down the same street, the February 1964 live Beatles, Beach Boys and Lesley Gore concert in a closed-circuit theatrical movie-house showing at the Fox Wilshire Theater.


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Linda McCartney: Retrospective, 1965-1997 - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Le Pavillon Populaire, a space dedicated to photography in the city of Montpellier, will showcase the first retrospective in France of the work of photographer Linda McCartney, from 21st February – 4th May 2014. A remarkable set of more than 200 prints and original documents will be displayed spanning her prolific career; from her pictures of the most famous musicians of the ‘swinging sixties’, to her personal and experimental photographs.

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Yoko Ono’s Sydney Exhibition Draws Crowds - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

“Yoko is the world’s most famous unknown artist: Everybody knows her name, but nobody knows what she does,” the late John Lennon once said of his then-wife, Yoko Ono. A major retrospective in Sydney seeks to rectify this, showcasing Ms. Ono’s careers as a conceptual artist, band member, filmmaker, celebrity and peace activist.

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Tame Impala's Kevin Parker 'sounds like John Lennon', according to Sean Lennon - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Tame Impala could be forgiven for being sick of Beatles comparisons, but when they come from John Lennon's son it's got to be taken as a compliment. "I was speaking to Sean Lennon and he told me I sound like his dad," says Kevin Parker, Tame Impala's leader. "So I guess if anyone's going to tell me I sound like John Lennon I guess he's the one with some sort of authority on it."

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