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James Mccartney: I Didn't Like Heather Mills

James McCartney has revealed he ''didn't really like'' his father Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife Heather Mills.The 35-year-old musician and the charity campaigner never saw eye-to-eye throughout Heather's marriage to Paul - which ended acrimoniously in...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Smells Weed On Stage At Bonnaroo

Sir Paul Mccartney stopped his set at Tennessee's Bonnaroo festival on Friday (14Jun13) when he smelled marijuana smoke coming from the audience.The Beatles legend headlined the Bonnaroo music festival on Friday night and played a...

Paul Mccartney's Touring Troubles With Wings

Sir Paul McCartney found it difficult to get gigs with his band Wings.The 70-year-old singer decided to go back to basics after The Beatles split in 1970 and took his new band - which included...

Paul Mccartney Struggled To Find Gigs For Wings

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...

Paul Mccartney Thrilled To See Linda Onstage In Wings Concert Movie

The re-release of Wings concert movie Rockshow has brought back fond memories for Sir Paul Mccartney - because his late wife Linda plays such an important role onstage.The remastered 1980 film, which features footage from...

Fran Healy Fears Paul Mccartney Wrath Over Broken Diet Pledge

Travis rocker Fran Healy is terrified he will incur the wrath of Sir Paul Mccartney after he broke his pledge to become a vegetarian.The Why Does It Always Rain On Me? singer was inspired to...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Keen To Join Biggest Band Stunt

Sir Paul Mccartney and Hugh Cornwell are set to join 2,000 other musicians in a bid to create the U.K.'s biggest ever band.The Beatles' legend's former publicity chief Geoff Baker wants to attempt a record-breaking...

Ringo Starr: Beatles May Have Reunited If All Alive

Ringo Starr says the Beatles may have reunited by now had they all survived.The 72-year-old musician and his former bandmate Sir Paul McCartney have both gone on to have successful music careers since the band...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Given An Hour On Late-night Show The Stephen Colbert Report

Sir Paul Mccartney is taking over comedian Stephen Colbert's U.S. Tv show next week for an hour-long interview and performance special.The 30-minute The Colbert Report will be extended for the visit on 12 June (13)....

Bob Dylan Nominated For France's Top Honour

Bob Dylan has been nominated to receive France's top distinction.The 72-year-old singer was put forward for the Legion d'honneur to celebrate his artistic achievements by France's culture minister Aurelie Filipetti last month, and the nomination...

Ringo Starr Shares Rare Beatles Photographs

Ringo Starr is releasing never-before-seen photos of The Beatles in a new e-book.The iconic band's former drummer has compiled some of his favourite snapshots of the Fab Four as part of a new book, 'Photographs',...

Paul Mccartney Leaves Personalized Guitar Pick At Elvis Presley's Grave

Paul McCartney visited the grave of Elvis Presley at Graceland over the weekend, leaving the legendary musician a personalized guitar pick so he "can play guitar in heaven." McCartney paid tribute to the American musician...

David Walliams Snubbed Kate Moss For Beatles Meeting

Funnyman David Walliams once kept supermodel Kate Moss waiting while he enjoyed an audience with Sir Paul Mccartney.The British comedian was touring his Little Britain stage show with his writing partner Matt Lucas when they...

Paul Mccartney's Elvis Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney paid a visit to Elvis Presley's grave on Sunday (26.05.13).The Beatles legend toured Graceland mansion before stopping by the final resting place of the late musician and leaving one of his own...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Pays Respect To Elvis Presley During Graceland Visit

Paul Mccartney paid tribute to Elvis Presley on Sunday (26May13) by placing a guitar pick on a memorial to The King at his former home in Memphis, Tennessee.The former Beatles star was in the city...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Steps Up Campaign To Free Russian Punk Stars

Sir Paul Mccartney has written letters to Russian authorities to personally request they free two jailed members of punk band Pussy Riot.Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were sentenced to two years at tough labour camps...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Award Austin Mayor With Vegan City Honour

Sir Paul Mccartney has declared Austin, Texas is America's most vegan-friendly city following a nationwide study by his friends at Peta.The rocker will present city officials with Peta's Most Vegan-Friendly City in the U.S. award...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney's Arts Group To Open School

A school for creative arts aimed at children as young as four is to be set up in the U.K. by staff at SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's education academy.The former Beatles star helped to establish the...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

Sir Paul Mccartney 'Slagged Off' For Forming Wings

Sir Paul McCartney admits he was ''slagged off'' when Wings first formed.The 70-year-old rocker and his band struggled to be taken seriously when they first formed in 1971 just a year after Paul quit The...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Wants Eu Animal Testing Ban To Go Worldwide

Sir Paul Mccartney has joined a campaign to end cosmetic testing on animals around the world after the practice was banned in Europe.A new law prohibiting companies from testing beauty products on animals came into...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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,...

Paul Mccartney Bugged By Grasshoppers

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...

Sir Paul Mccartney Battles Grasshoppers In Brazil

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...

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

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...

Youssou N'dour Wins Polar Prize

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...

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

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...

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

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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