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Paul McCartney Attempts to Charm Putin into Releasing Greenpeace Prisoners

McCartney posted an open letter to his website today (Nov. 14) assuring Putin that the 28 activists from Greenpeace that were placed in jail last month after they staged a protest at a Russian oil-drilling platform in the Arctic Ocean are neither anti-Russia nor working on behalf of the western governments.

11/14/2013

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50 Years after The Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Appearance, TV Tribute Coming this February

The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles will be recorded on Jan. 27 (the day after the GRAMMYs), and will be broadcast exactly 50 years to the day, date and time of their Ed Sullivan appearance: Feb. 9 from 8-10 p.m. (EST/PST) on CBS.

11/14/2013

The Beatles at the EMI studios in Abbey Road preparing for ‘Our World’, a live TV show broadcast to 24 countries worldwide in 1967. (BIPs/Getty Images)

Book Report: ‘Beatles Vs. Stones’ Through the Lens of ’60s Politics

Hardcore fans of either band will be at least tangentially aware of many of the points of comparison addressed by McMillian. But the author, who is an expert on American radicalism and has written another ’60s-focused book, Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America, tackles one aspect of the Beatles vs. Stones debate you rarely see addressed: their political activism vs. the public’s perception of it.

11/05/2013

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Preview The Beatles’ New ‘Live at the BBC Volume 2′ Compilation Now

Beatles fans have been waiting for nearly a decade for a new volume of recordings of the band’s performances on the BBC. Now, the band and their record label is offering fans a sample of those recordings, a week before they’ll hit retailers.

11/04/2013

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Paul McCartney Mends Rift with Yoko, Still Talks to John Lennon

“I thought, ‘If John loved her, there’s got to be something,” he said of Ono, whom he also called a “badass.” “He’s not stupid. It’s like, what are you going to do? Are you going to hold a grudge you never really had?”

10/25/2013

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Watch Now: Paul McCartney’s Star-Studded ‘Queenie Eye’ Video

The clip for “Queenie Eye” was filmed at Abbey Road Studios earlier this month and sees him recording the track in what he thinks is an empty studio (Studio 2).

10/24/2013

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Paul McCartney Talks New Artists, Bass Strings On Twitter

Paul McCartney took to Twitter today to answer some fan-submitted questions, and while many were about his forthcoming album, New, some were about older albums.

10/03/2013

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The Beatles Announce New Album ‘On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2′

There’s a new Beatles album coming, stuffed with unreleased songs, performances, and always-delightful banter recorded in the 1960s.

09/12/2013

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Watch Paul McCartney Dazzle in Acoustic Version of ‘New’

In case you were wondering if Paul McCartney, Beatle, has still got it, there’s this video of him just a-messin’ around with his new song, “New.”

09/11/2013

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Paul McCartney Talks ‘New’ Song & Album, His Plans to Never Retire

Mere hours after releasing his new single, “New,” Sir Paul McCartney called into WXRT Chicago this morning to discuss his new album, also titled New.

08/29/2013

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