SIR Paul McCartney has turned down offers of up to £5million to write an autobiography, saying he is too busy touring and making music. The memoirs of the 71-year-old former Beatle have the potential to be one of the most explosive in modern pop culture.
Vicki Gibbons wasn’t feeling good Sunday, so she picked the Beatles “Oh! Darling” to perform in the finals of the Livingston Sensation competition. “I wanted to pick something I’m comfortable with,” she said of the Paul McCartney song that was on the “Abbey Road” album.
Sir Paul McCartney is the latest recipient of the Key to the City. The 71-year-old Beatle received the key from Mayor Sam Katz before taking the stage at sold-out Investors Group Field on Monday night.
A rare poster promoting a performance by the Beatles before they became global superstars has been found by railway staff. The billboard picture dates back to 1962 and advertises the band as a support act to rock legend Little Richard.
Arguably the most ignominious firing in rock history happened on Aug. 16, 1962. Shortly before recording their debut single, the Beatles dismissed drummer Pete Best.
“If scientists think they can clone Mammoths, thencould be next.” This is the quote from Edmonton, Alberta today, August 16, 2013, by Dr. Michael Zuk, who is collaborating with American scientists to decode the DNA from John Lennon’s tooth.
A tie which used to belong to John Lennon is among the rare items set to go under the hammer at the Beatles 22nd Annual Memorabilia auction. The black knitted tie was discovered by retired civil servant Joyce McWilliams, 66, who found it, along with some rare signed postcards, when she was clearing out her house.
The Beatles have amassed an annual turnover of £43.5 million, landing Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, as well as John Lennon and George Harrison's widows, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison, with £5.1 million each. The Beatles have made an annual turnover of £43.5 million.
The lineup for 2013's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas just got a superstar addition: Paul McCartney has joined the bill for the event, which takes place at the MGM Grand Arena on September 20th and 21st. (McCartney will play on Saturday, the 21st. McCartney will perform alongside previously announced headliners.
Ethan Johns (son of former Beatles, Stones, and Who producer Glyn Johns) discloses precious little information about his collaboration with Paul McCartney on his 16th solo studio LP, due out this fall. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Johns keeps tight lips, but does open up about his ‘remarkable’ time spent recording with the former-Beatle.