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Sir Paul Mccartney - Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Smells Weed On Stage At Bonnaroo - Saturday, June 15, 2013

The Beatles legend headlined the Bonnaroo music festival on Friday night and played a hit-packed 38-song set and two encores for the delighted crowd.

However, the veteran musician stopped mid-way through the show when he caught a whiff of what he believed to be a cannabis joint coming from the audience.

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Song Facts: The Beatles — "Something" - Friday, June 14, 2013

"'Something' was written on the piano while we were making the White Album," George Harrison explained in 1980. "I had a break while Paul was doing some overdubbing, so I went into an empty studio and began to write. It didn't go on the White Album because we'd already finished all the tracks."

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Let It Be, The Songs of Lennon and McCartney returns for limited shows - Friday, June 14, 2013

Four of Australia’s finest vocalists – DOUG PARKINSON, JOHN PAUL YOUNG, GLENN SHORROCK and JACK JONES – will take to the stage in August for a very special series of concerts celebrating the music and genius of the greatest songwriting team of the modern era, John Lennon and Paul McCartney. LET IT BE.

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Ringo Starr Discusses The Beatles’ Musical Legacy, Meeting Elivs in Hollywood, Making The Beatles Movies and More from RINGO: PEACE & LOVE - Friday, June 14, 2013

This week I attended the Grammy Museum’s exciting debut of Ringo: Peace & Love, the first major exhibit to explore the life and extraordinary career of seven-time Grammy Award winner, Ringo Starr.  The exhibit, which is the first ever dedicated to a drummer, runs through March 2014 and spans Ringo’s early life growing up in Liverpool, from Raving Texans turned Rory Storm, from The Beatles, to becoming a solo artist, and then to the All Starrs with whom he’s on tour now.

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Beatles engineer says their first recording session in 1962 almost ended early - Thursday, June 13, 2013

Ken Townsend, who assisted George Martin at the Beatles' first recording session on June 6, 1962, said in an interview published Thursday on the event's 51st anniversary that he came away from the session quite impressed by the band, something that didn't usually happen.

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New Ringo Starr exhibit features legendary Beatles outfits, rare photos, letters - Thursday, June 13, 2013

Ringo: Peace & Love, the first major exhibit ever focusing on a rock drummer, opens today at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles. Ringo Starr loaned many personal items for display including clothing, artifacts and letters from his decade-spanning profession as the world's most famous drummer.

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Sir Paul Mccartney - Paul Mccartney Struggled To Find Gigs For Wings - Thursday, June 13, 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney was so desperate to find success with his band Wings in the early 1970s he would drive up and down Britain hoping to find colleges where he could perform.

The rocker admits he was determined to do things differently after the Beatles split, and would pack up his family and his bandmates in a van and hunt down intimate venues.

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THE BEATLES’ HELP! Coming To Blu-ray June 25 - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Beatles’ second feature film, 1965’s Help!, is on the way on Blu-ray. On June 24 (June 25 in North America), Help! makes its eagerly awaited Blu-ray debut in a single-disc package pairing the digitally restored film and 5.1 soundtrack with an hour of extra features, including a 30-minute documentary about the making of the film, memories of the cast and crew, an in-depth look at the restoration process, an outtake scene, and original theatrical trailers and radio spots

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Band on the rerun: Wings reissue hit-heavy 'Rockshow' - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Wings are on the wing again.

Paul McCartney's post-Beatles enterprise, one of the most successful bands in U.K. history, is enjoying a 21st century rebound thanks most recently to the May reissue of live album Wings Over America and now to the return of Rockshow on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Paul McCartney Featured on New Single by Italian Dance Artist The Bloody Beetroots - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Being 70 years old hasn’t stopped Paul McCartney from continuing to explore new musical sounds and styles.  Several months after collaborating with the surviving members of Nirvana on the noisy rock tune “Cut Me Some Slack,” the ex-Beatle is set to appear on a new single by punky electronica artist Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo, who records under the name The Bloody Beetroots.

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