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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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Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift to Perform at Grammy Awards - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A pair of Fab rock legends will perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. It was announced today that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, who with the Beatles are this year's recipients of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, will perform at the ceremony, set to take place live from Los Angeles' Staples Center on Jan. 26.

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John Power set to return to Liverpool stage as John Lennon - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

John Power set to return to Liverpool stage as John Lennon. The La’s and Cast star won acclaim for his portrayal of the late Beatle when he made his acting  debut in Lennon at the Royal Court last summer.

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Permission problems for Beatles stamp - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Guernsey Post have been forced to cancel plans to produce a stamp featuring The Beatles because of permission problems. The July issue was due to commemorate 50 years since the hit group's performance at Candie Auditorium.


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Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr May Stage Beatles Reunion On 'Late Show With David Letterman' - Monday, January 13, 2014

Fifty years after an iconic performance at the Ed Sullivan Theater, the surviving members of The Beatles could stage a reunion in the same venue where the magic began. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are in talks with producers from "The Late Show with David Letterman," which films in the Ed Sullivan Theater, to stage a reunion on the show, according to Showbiz411.

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