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Fans recall what Paul McCartney — and the Beatles — meant to them - Saturday, July 13, 2013

On June 18, 1942, a boy named James Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool, England. He'd grow up and meet other chaps — John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr — and together as the Beatles, they'd impact the lives of countless millions around the world, and of people living in Milwaukee, during the '60s and the decades that followed.

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Meet The Beatles! Iconic Early Work by Astrid Kirchherr - Saturday, July 13, 2013

In 1960, a Hamburg art student with a flair for fashion and a passion for photography grabbed her camera and began to record intimate moments with a new group of friends, musicians from the north of England. The Beatles were under contract to play seven hours a day at the KaiserKeller Club when Astrid Kirchherr was introduced to them. She immediately saw something special in this young group and began to photograph them in her home and various settings around her city.

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Paul McCartney: My Life Was Threatened over Israel Show - Friday, July 12, 2013

Paul McCartney's life was threatened by BDS (boycott, divest and sanction) anti-Israel groups prior to a concert he performed in the country in 2008, according to Adam Shay of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. “I got death threats, but I'm coming anyway. I got explicit death threats,

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Imagine that! Lennon in oils - Friday, July 12, 2013

AN artist has painted a striking portrait of Beatles legend John Lennon. Leigh-based artist Paul Karslake is currently exhibiting at Southend Central Library with a vivid Rolls Royce car door and the painting of Lennon, who would have been 73 this year.

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Five Beatles songs you might be surprised to hear Paul McCartney play live - Friday, July 12, 2013

From the moment Paul McCartney, coolly holding his iconic, beat-up Hofner bass guitar, plucked the first notes of the "Out There" tour kickoff in Brazil, the audience must have recognized something momentous was happening.

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Paul McCartney Donates Signed Boxset To Julian Lennon Charity - Thursday, July 11, 2013

Julian Lennon’s White Feather Foundation charity has been gifted by a signed boxset from Paul McCartney to raise money to help people who are dying from lack of clean water and sanitation. The White Feather Foundation was named after something Julian’s father, Beatle John Lennon, once said to him if he should ever pass away. To let Julian know he was OK, John promised to send a message in the form of a white feather.

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The Beatles showed us the way to get back home - Thursday, July 11, 2013

I remember when Paul was dead. It was the fall of 1969 — my first year at the University of Victoria — and I, like the rest of my generation, was stunned at reports that the real Paul McCartney had been killed in a car accident two years earlier and replaced with a look-alike.

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Concert review: Paul McCartney wows crowd at Fenway Park in Boston - Thursday, July 11, 2013

BOSTON – Somewhere in a musty attic in Liverpool there has to be a portrait of an aging Paul McCartney because the guy who rocked out Fenway Park Tuesday night sure didn’t act like a 71-year-old. The former Beatle played for two hours and 40 minutes at the venerable ballpark and treated fans to 38 songs. (A far cry from the 11-song set The Beatles played during a half hour show at Suffolk Downs back in 1966).

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How Paul McCartney invented the hipster look and indie pop - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

When Paul McCartney left The Beatles in 1970 he decided to drop out of public life for a while. Taking his wife and children Macca headed off to his newly bought farm house in the Mull of Kintrye to raise sheep, walk on the beach and pen gentle folky ditties.

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Limelight at last for the man at The Beatles' birth - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Half a century after they had their first hit and four decades after they split up there remains an insatiable appetite for tales about The Beatles. And amazingly, even now they keep on coming.

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