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Sir Paul Mccartney Was Glad For Wings' 'Raw Talent'

13th May 2013

Sir Paul McCartney was glad Wings was formed with ''raw talent'' instead of big names.The former Beatles rocker founded the band once the iconic quartet split up, and the musician was pleased he decided against...

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Sir Paul Mccartney: Linda Endured A Lot Of S**T

12th May 2013

Sir Paul McCartney says his late ex-wife Linda had to endure a lot of ''s**t'' during their time in Wings.The legendary rocker asked her to start the band with him, and the couple had to...

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Jimi Hendrix And Miles Davis Wanted Paul Sir Paul Mccartney To Form Supergroup

10th May 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney missed out on the chance to form a supergroup with fellow music icons Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis in 1969 - because he was on holiday.Hendrix, Davis and the jazz trumpeter's drummer,...

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Paul Mccartney Bugged By Grasshoppers

9th May 2013

Sir Paul McCartney was attacked by grasshoppers as he performed in Brazil on Tuesday (07.05.13).The Beatles legend was playing one of the first shows in his Out There! Tour to a crowd of 47,000 in...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Battles Grasshoppers In Brazil

By Contributor | 8th May 2013

It doesn’t even matter if you’re Sir Paul McCartney, if Brazilian grasshoppers don’t like your music they’re going to let you know about it – so was the message the feisty insects gave to Macca...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney's Concert Invaded By Swarm Of Grasshoppers

8th May 2013

Veteran rocker Sir Paul Mccartney battled bizzare conditions during a concert in Brazil on Monday (06May13) after a swarm of grasshoppers invaded the stage during his performance.The Beatles icon was entertaining fans at the Serra...

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Youssou N'dour Wins Polar Prize

7th May 2013

African singer Youssou N'dour has followed in the footsteps of Sir Paul Mccartney and Bob Dylan by winning Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize.The Grammy Award-winning musician was chosen by the committee in charge of selecting...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Gives Beatles Tracks First Live Airing In Brazil Concert

5th May 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney thrilled fans in Brazil on Saturday (04May13) when he performed a series of Beatles tracks live for the very first time.Many of The Beatles' later tracks were never performed live after the...

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Fats Domino's Restored Piano To Go On Show On New Orleans

4th May 2013

Fats Domino's restored white piano is to become a museum piece in his native New Orleans, Louisiana after Sir Paul Mccartney helped fund the instrument's restoration.The Steinway grand was salvaged from the star's flooded home...

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Pierce Brosnan Settles Legal Spat Over Beatles Painting

3rd May 2013

Pierce Brosnan has revealed he settled a secret legal spat with Paul Mccartney's brother over a photo he recreated as a painting for his late wife.Michael MCCartney threatened legal action against the actor after realising...

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Bruce Springsteen: 'I Thought Sir Paul Had A Right To Break Curfews'

1st May 2013

Bruce Springsteen was amazed when concert bosses pulled the plug on his performance with Sir Paul Mccartney last year (12) as he assumed the Beatles star's knighthood gave him the right to overrun a curfew.The...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney's Steinway Piano Returns To Motown Museum

26th April 2013

A Steinway piano Sir Paul Mccartney helped restore has gone back on display at the Motown Museum in Detroit, Michigan.The former Beatle offered to pay for the "unplayable" 1877 grand piano's makeover after visiting the...

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Former Beatle Paul Mccartney Records 'Voices Against Violence' Message

By Jack de Aguilar | 18th April 2013

Paul McCartney has lent his considerable voice to the Voices Against Violence campaign, started by Tony Bennett, his son Danny and the Brady Campaign to prevent gun violence. "We the people need to make our...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Urges U.s. Gun Campaigners To Keep Pushing

18th April 2013

Beatles star Sir Paul Mccartney has thrown his weight behind Tony Bennett's campaign to tighten gun laws in the U.S.The veteran musician, whose Beatles bandmate John Lennon was shot dead in New York in 1980,...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Lends Support To Tony Bennett's Anti-gun Violence Campaign

17th April 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney has added his star power to Tony Bennett's anti-gun violence campaign and called on fans to lobby U.S. representatives to push for tighter firearms laws following the tragic Newtown, Connecticut school massacre...

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Rolling Stones Will Adhere To Hyde Park Curfew

17th April 2013

The Rolling Stones have promised to obey a strict curfew for their shows in London's Hyde Park this summer (13) after Bruce Springsteen was famously cut off during his duet with Sir Paul Mccartney at...

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Fascinating Fact: 3609379

17th April 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to headline the 2013 Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival this summer (13). Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, Kaskade, Vampire Weekend, D'Angelo and the Yeah...

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Billy Joel's Daughter At Centre Of Stalking Scandal - Billy Calls On Paul Mccartney For Help

By Hayley Avron | 16th April 2013

Billy Joel’s daughter Alexa Ray has been the victim of a deranged stalker, who has threatened the singer with more than 60 Facebook messages, containing elements of “pedophilia, sadistic-sexual behavior, violent physical assaults and murder.”...

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Billy Joel Tracks Down Daughter's Alleged Stalker

15th April 2013

Singer Billy Joel hired Sir Paul Mccartney's private investigator to track down a woman charged with stalking his daughter.Alexa Ray Joel allegedly received over 60 threatening Facebook.com messages from Sheryl Finley over the past few...

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The Things They Say: 3606951

15th April 2013

"I was conceived in Mexico - in Puerto Vallarta. I once went to Mexico City with dad, mum and the family on tour, and we were in a jet circling, and I remember looking down...

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James Mccartney: 'My Dad's My Hero'

15th April 2013

Singer/songwriter James Mccartney has grown to understand why so many people worship his father, Sir Paul Mccartney.The former Beatles star's son admits it took a "meltdown", a "spiritual epiphany" and a break from his famous...

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Billy Joel Hired Private Eye To Catch Daughter's Stalker

13th April 2013

As reported in an exclusive on The New York Post: Billy Joel reportedly hired investigators recommended by Sir Paul McCartney to help catch his daughter's stalker.The 'Piano man' hitmaker was determined to discover who was...

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Surprise, Surprise: Sir Paul Mccartney Tops Rich List With £680 Million Fortune

By Michael West | 12th April 2013

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has topped the Sunday Times list of the richest musicians with a £680 million fortune. The singer-songwriter has topped the list since 1989, when he was worth an estimated £80...

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The Door To Paul Sir Paul Mccartney's Pre-beatles Life Sells For $8,000 At Auction

12th April 2013

The front door from Sir Paul Mccartney's childhood home in Liverpool, England, has sold at auction for $8,000 (£5,000).A phone bidder from Lancashire won the door to 20 Forthlin Road in Allerton during the sale...

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Fascinating Fact: 3598427

10th April 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney is re-issuing an updated version of his band Wings' 1976 live album Wings Over America. The box set includes a remastered version of the original three-disc record, never-before-seen photos from the Wings...

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Danny O'donoghue Was Embarrassed Supporting Sir Paul Mccartney

8th April 2013

Danny O'Donoghue embarrassed himself when The Script supported Sir Paul McCartney.The 32-year-old singer and his band were playing a show with the former Beatles icon in four years ago, and it resulted in one of...

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Paul Mccartney Confirms Boston Fenway Park Show

By Contributor | 2nd April 2013

Paul McCartney’s already got a few dates lined up, but he’s just announced one of his biggest ones of the year, after revealing that he’ll be playing Fenway Park this summer as part of what...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Remembers Phil Ramone

1st April 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney has hailed late music producer Phil Ramone as a "sweet man" and a "great friend" following his death on Saturday (30Mar13).The famed producer and sound engineer, who won 14 Grammy Awards throughout...

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Paul Mccartney Inspired By Adverts

1st April 2013

Sir Paul McCartney used to be inspired by cinema adverts.The Beatles star says his early influences included anything that would make him laugh, and remembers he and bandmate George Harrison were particularly amused by...

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Paul Mccartney Joins Son Onstage

28th March 2013

Sir Paul McCartney surprised his son James by joining him on stage last night (27.03.13).James was playing a small show at London's Ambassadors Theatre as a warm up to his forthcoming US tour, and had...

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