The music business seems to be quite a lucrative racket…
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.
The new doc isn’t so insider-y that it would alienate people who haven’t studied Hendrix’s life and music. As Smeaton says, “It gives a good overview, it touches on each of the albums. If this makes kids who have a Jimi t-shirt go out and get the records, then we’ve done our job.”
“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?”
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).
Paul McCartney is getting fans in the spirit with a new rendition of his original holiday song, “Wonderful Christmas Time.”
Before asking what Paul McCartney has done for us lately, it’s fair to ask: what does he really have to do for us?
While pundits and artists alike have lined up to take pot shots at the young pop heroine, none less than the biggest rock star in the world has stood up and defended Cyrus’ right to twerk to her heart’s desire.
A rare moment of doubt for Macca??
Though the setlist was largely unfamiliar to fans, the charm was not. McCartney let the banter rip, joking that he’ll soon be putting out a hat for busking purposes.